...becoming a stronger woman
...And everyone can benefit from being strong
Strength is one of the most important attributes that a person can possess. Throughout the course of human history physical strength was critical to daily survival. Although technology and human culture have radically changed, strength above all other factors determines the quantity and quality of our lives. Humans, through labor and hard earned evolution, possess functional muscle, bone, tendon, and nerves. Even separated from the immediate need to utilize these tissues for survival, they deserve our attention. Physical activity, exercising, and training are not something extra we perform to become super-human, they simply restore the human body from a diseased state to that which it was designed to do.
Physical strength is simply the ability to produce force against an external resistance. Simply put strength allows humans to interact with their environment. Standing from a chair, putting an object overhead into a cupboard, helping a friend move a couch, and hitting an opposing lineman all require various levels of strength. The stronger the person the better they are at performing such things. We all know the elderly or obese person that is unable to stand from a chair any longer, this is an example of a critical loss of strength and exemplifies the importance strength carries for your health,
Strength is critical for health. Strength improves cardiovascular fitness as indicated by Vo2 max (Ozaki et al., 2013). Strength