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Lift: 10 Reasons to Strength Train

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10 Reasons to Strength Train

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Isometric pushup ハラヨ working against an unmovable force

Weightlifting through a range of motion

Exercise Ball ハラヨ muscle contracts and shortens at a constant speed

Strength = sexy ハラヨ sculpted ハラヨ toned

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There are 650+ muscles in the human body

Strong core = better posture

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Sleep better

60% of people who weight train get an average of 7 hours or more of sleep per night

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Lower bad cholesterol & blood pressure

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Burn more calories at rest

Increase basal metabolism so you are burning more while resting

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Boost dopamine, norepinephrine & serotonin

Natural antidepressant increases andorphins

Adding just 2 lifting sessions a week can reduce body fat by 7%



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By 80 years of age, sedentary people will loose 50% of their muscle mass

Stop- prevent ハラヨ reverse

Bone and muscle loss

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Torch body fat

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Prevent & manage disease

14 million Americans have Type 2 Diabetes

Strength Training can balance Glucose levels

Prevent Obesity Arthritis Depression

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Better Body Mechanics = Coordination ハラヨ Balance ハラヨ Overall Wellness

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Lift: 10 Reasons to Strength Train

shared by HealthCentral on Oct 04, 2012 in Health

Lift: 10 Reasons to Strength Train

shared by HealthCentral on Oct 04, 2012 in Health

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All too often the benefits of strength training (also referred to as weight lifting or toning) are overlooked. Women especially fall into a cardio rut and forget to work on sculpting those ever import...
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