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Smokers Who Lift Weights Are Twice As Likely To Kick The Habit

If you’re trying to quit smoking, and you want to do it without gaining weight, it’s time to hit the gym and pump some iron. Do you know which way to the weight room? I thought I’d check it out…

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According to a new study, smokers who lift weights are twice as likely to kick the habit. They are also able to kick the habit without gaining weight.

“We need any new tools that can help smokers successfully quit and it appears resistance training could potentially be an effective strategy,” said study author Joseph Ciccolo.

Do you think this could work?

 

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