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Will resistance training help improve my cardiorespiratory fitness?

Yes, resistance training should help to improve your cardiorespiratory fitness. The cardiorespiratory system's job is to supply energy to working muscles, so essentially any activity that requires our muscles to perform work such as in resistance training will increase the demand to our cardiorespiratory system.

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