18 great Reasons to Weight Train

  

  • 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.
  • Weight training can *reverse* the natural decline in your metabolism which begins around age 30.
  • Weight training energizes you.
  • Weight training has a positive effect on almost all of your 650+ muscles. 
  • Weight training strengthens your bones reducing your risk of developing osteoporosis.
  • Weight training improves muscular endurance.
  • Weight training will NOT develop big muscles on women just tone muscles!
  • Weight training makes you strong. Strength  gives you confidence and makes daily activities easier.
  • Weight training makes you less prone to low-back injuries.
  • Weight training decreases your resting blood pressure.
  • Weight training decreases your risk of developing adult-onset diabetes.
  • Weight training decreases your gastrointestinal transit time, reducing your risk of developing colon cancer.
  • Weight training increases your blood level of HDL cholesterol (the good type). 
  • Weight training improves your posture.
  • Weight training improves the functioning of your immune system.
  • Weight training lowers your resting heart rate, a sign of a more efficient heart. 
  • Weight training improves your balance and      coordination.
  • Weight training elevates your mood.