Brad Stulberg writes about health and the science of human performance. He is a co-author of Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success. He lives in Oakland, California. Follow Brad on Twitter @Bstulberg.
I began strength training three to four days per week, doing mainly compound lifts like squatting, pressing, and deadlifting, and started to feel incrementally better.