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Lift: 10 Reasons to Strength Train


10 Reasons to Strength Train


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


There are 650+ muscles in the human body

Strong core = better posture


Sleep better

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


Lower bad cholesterol & blood pressure


Burn more calories at rest

Increase basal metabolism so you are burning more while resting


Boost dopamine, norepinephrine & serotonin

Natural antidepressant increases andorphins

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


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

Stop- prevent ハラヨ reverse

Bone and muscle loss


Torch body fat


Prevent & manage disease

14 million Americans have Type 2 Diabetes

Strength Training can balance Glucose levels

Prevent Obesity Arthritis Depression


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

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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