Resistance Training increases your overall muscle strength and your muscles become more efficient and stronger as a result of the stress placed on them when lifting weights. Weight Training also helps to prevent muscle atrophy as you become older.
When you develop strong muscles, you have better control, balance and coordination to perform everyday fitness or lifestyle activities. Strong muscles protect your joints from injury as well.
Manage your Weight
Resistance Training helps control your weight by raising your resting metabolic rate, which means you burn more calories throughout the day even when at rest. The more muscles you have, the higher your resting metabolic rate is, and the more calories you burn. What a concept!
Improve Sports Specific Activities
Stonger muscles allow ou to move better and can also help improve your performance in your favorite sports specific activities, such as tennis, golf, cycling, or running.
Look Better and Feel Better
When you incorporate a fitness training resistance program into your weekly activities, you will help enhance the toning of your body shape of all your muscles. Weight Training can help you look better, feel better, and improve your overall posture.
Strenghten your Bones
Since Resistance Training is a weight bearing exercise that places stress on your bones, your bones will begin to become stronger and help prevent osteoporosis, which is a disease that causes your bones to become very brittle and easily break.