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From bodybuilding to CrossFit, from barre workouts to bodyweight workouts, from free weights to machines, the options for weight lifting and strength training are almost denser than muscle mass itself.
Whether you’ve been a cardio rat your whole life or have never done any exercise at all, starting the process of getting into a strength training routine can be somewhat daunting and intimidating. Trust me, I know this feeling firsthand. I went from indulging in foods that are less than good from you and getting very little exercise to becoming a CrossFit coach, runner, yogi and lululemon® ambassador. It wasn’t easy, and I got frustrated at times. But as a physician assistant, I know that strength is critical to our health in particular as we age.
Here are my top "rules" for getting into strength training:
Aaron Hewitt PA-C is a physician assistant with the OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Center. He is a former assistant athletic trainer with the Minnesota Vikings (NFL) and is an orthopedic provider for UNC-Charlotte and Myers Park High School. He also is a physician assistant manager for OrthoCarolina's PA department and a clinical and surgical preceptor for Physician and Physician Assistant Students. In his free time, Aaron is an avid marathoner, CrossFitter, and yogi and serves as an ambassador for lululemon®.