In the last decade, research 1．_____ (show) that resistance exercise can help numerous disease states, including depression．You can improve your overall health just by watching your weight and taking walks in the neighborhood．But 2．_____ you want to improve your fitness — look better, maximize health, have more energy, prevent injuries — you need to do more.
In recent years, emphasis has shifted to a type of resistance training 3．_____ builds muscles used in day-to-day tasks, helping avoid injury or re-injury．4．_____ (call) functional strength training, it helps with tasks such as lifting infants in and out of car seats or lifting garage doors．Another goal is 5．_____ (reduce) the risk factors in patients with long-term diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.
“Part of my job is trying to convince that 85-year-old woman that she really 6．_____ start weight lifting．7．_____ who need persuading are women recently treated for breast cancer.” says Dr．Dennis Kerrigan, at Henry Ford Health System’s Center for Athletic Medicine．
“Friends and family tell them, ‘Take it easy,’ but chemotherapy (化疗) can reduce muscle mass, leaving body fat that is linked to cancer returning,” he says．“My suggestion? Strength training．It’s taken a long time for women to realize 8．_____ important strength training is, but once they try it, they 9．_____ (hook).”
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Dear Helpful Hannah，
I’ve got a problem with my husband，Sam．He bought a smartphone a couple of months ago，and be took it on our recent ski vacation to Colorado．It was a great trip except for one problem．He has a constant urge (33)_______(check) for text messages；he checks his phone every five minutes! He’s so addicted to it that he just can’t stand the idea (34) _______there may be an important text ．He can’t help checking even at inappropriate times like when we are eating in a restaurant and I am talking to him! He behaves (35) _______ _______any small amount of boredom can make him feel the need to check his phone even when he knows he shouldn’t．The temptation to see（36）_______is connecting him is just too great．When I ask him to please put down the phone and stop (37) _______ (ignore) me，he says，“ In a minute，” but still checks to see if (38) _______has posted something new on the internet．Our life (39) _______ (interrupt)．If we go somewhere and I ask him to leave the phone at home，he suffers from withdrawal symptoms．Maybe this dependency on his smartphone has become more than an everyday problem．
I recently read an article about “nomophobia”， (40) _______is a real illness people can suffer from the fear of being without your phone! I am worried that Sam may be suffering from this illness because he feels anxious if he doesn’t have his phone with him，even for a short time．
Who would have thought that little devices like these could have brought so much trouble!
Sick and Tired Sadie