Did you know that Resistance Training does the following❤️
Increases HDL – High Density Lipoprotein (good cholesterol) and decrease
LDL – Low Density Lipoprotein (bad cholesterol).
Reduces risk of diabetes and insulin needs.
Lowers risk of cardiovascular disease.
Lower high blood pressure.
Lowers risk of breast cancer – reduces high estrogen levels linked to
Decreases or minimizes risk of osteoporosis by building bone mass.
Reduces symptoms of PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)
Reduces stress and anxiety.
Decreases colds and illness.
Increased muscle strength, power, endurance and size. Enhanced
performance of everyday tasks. You will be able to do everyday tasks
like lifting, carrying and walking up stairs with greater ease.
By working the muscles through a full range of motion, weight training
can improve your overall body flexibility. Increased flexibility reduces
the risk of muscle pulls and back pain.
LIKELIHOOD OF INJURY
Strong muscles, tendons and ligaments are less likely to give way under
stress and are less likely to be injured. Increased bone density and
strength reduces back and knee pain by building muscle around these
Boosted metabolism (which means burning more calories when at rest).
Reduced body fat. Your overall weight may not change, but you will gain
muscle and lose fat. Over time you should notice decreases in waist
measurements and bodyfat measurement.
The conditioning effect will result in firmer and better-defined
The way you sit and stand are influenced by the health of a network of
neck, shoulder, back, hip and abdominal muscles. Stronger muscles can
help you stand and sit straighter and more comfortably. Improved balance
STATE OF MIND
As you begin to notice the positive physical changes in your body and
develop a regular exercise routine your ability to handle stress
effectively will improve. Weight training allows you to sleep better,
i.e. fall asleep quicker and sleep deeper. Clinical studies have shown
regular exercise to be one of the three best tools for effective stress