Your body is best equipped for weight training due to its ability to utilize proteins to build and maintain lean muscle tissue. Incorporate strength training with some moderate cardiovascular training. Try to make strength training (weights, Pilates, yoga, body weight exercises (push ups, squats, lunges) 75% of your fitness routine and cardiovascular training 25%. Cardiovascular training includes running, cycling, dance, aerobic classes and brisk walking. Even doing chores likes vacuuming, lawn mowing, and sweeping can count towards your daily exercise!

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