Benefits of Weight Training
Weight training is also known as strength training, resistance training, and muscular training. Weight training is the ideal companion for any fitness programme, the main benefits are:
- Burns calories efficiently
Building muscle increases your metabolic rate, allowing you to burn more calories at rest.
- Decreases abdominal fat
Visceral fat (fat stored around the abdomen) can be associated with chronic dieses. Weight training exercises have shown benefits of reducing abdominal and total body fat.
- Lowers risks of injury
Weight training can help improve range of motion, strength and mobility of your muscle and ligaments. This can strengthen major joints such has hips, knees and ankles which provides additional protection against injury.
- Boosts wellbeing
Weight training can add a major boost to your mental wellbeing and self-confidence.
- Increases bone strength
Weight training is crucial for development of bones. Having stronger bones reduces risks of dieses and can prevent physical signs of ageing.
- Improves brain health
Weight training can increase brain health and protect against age related cognitive decline.
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