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How can I keep my muscles healthy?

General exercise and strength training can help you keep your muscles healthy. Add weightlifting or resistance exercises into your workout at least twice a week to build stronger muscles. Do not try to do too much too quickly if you are just beginning a fitness routine, however. Overuse or incorrect techniques could injure your muscles.

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