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What are examples of strength training exercises?

Here are some examples of strength training exercises:

Shoulder press:
  1. Begin with your elbows bent and your hands at shoulder level.
  2. Slowly extend one arm above your head.
  3. Stop when your elbow is almost straight. Slowly lower your arm and repeat on the other side.
Mini squats:
  1. Start with your feet apart for balance.
  2. Slowly bend your legs until your knees are over your toes. (Don't bend farther than this -- you should always be able to see your toes during this exercise.) Straighten up again.

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