Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Top 18 Benefits of Weight Training

1.  Weight training tones your muscles which looks great and raises your basal metabolism...which causes you to burn more calories 24 hours a day. You'll even burn more calories while you're sleeping!

2. Weight training can reverse the natural decline in your Metabolism, which begins around age 30.

3. Weight training energizes you!

4. Weight training has a positive effect on almost all of your 650-plus muscles.

5. Weight training strengthens your bones, reducing your risk of developing osteoporosis.

6. Weight training improves your muscular endurance.

7. Weight training will NOT develop big muscles on women...just toned muscles!

8. Weight training makes you strong. Strength gives you Confidence, and makes daily activities easier.

9. Weight training makes you less prone to low-back injuries.

10. Weight training decreases your resting blood pressure. 

11. Weight training decreases your risk for diabetes.

12. Weight training decreases your gastrointestinal transit time, reducing your risk for developing
colon cancer.

13. Weight training increases your blood level of HDL cholesterol (the “good” kind).

14. Weight training improves your posture.

15. Weight training improves the functioning of your immune system.

16. Weight training lowers your resting heart rate, a sign of a more efficient heart.

17. Weight training improves your balance and coordination.

18. Weight training elevates your mood, leaving you with a feeling of well being, and accomplishment!

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