Posted January 2, 2020 in Fitness Topics.
11 Major Health and Fitness Benefits of Lifting Weights
Wonder what *really* happens when you add strength training to your routine? All these perks.
By K. Aleisha Fetters (Shape.com)
No disrespect to cardio, but if you want to blast fat, get in shape, and rock everything that comes your way — both in and out of the gym — strength training is where it’s at. And experts agree: Heavy lifting is in! You can’t swing a kettlebell these days without hitting some workout guru, exercise program, or book advising women to not only lift weights but lift heavier weights.
But why? And should you try it if you’re already happy with your current workout routine? Here, eight benefits of lifting weights that’ll convince you to pick up the heavy dumbbells.