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How will skipping a weight-training session affect my progress?

Missing a workout here and there won’t sabotage your progress, as long as you don’t miss 20% or more sessions, according to research. Don’t let this be an excuse to lose your dedication, especially if you’re older. One study found that people 65 and older had a lower mortality risk if they stuck to their training schedule.

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