Strength Training Workout
Strength training is done by
using resistance to muscular contraction. When you work out with strength
training you build strength in your skeletal muscles as well as increase the
size and improve your anaerobic endurance.
When you workout with
strength training you speed up your metabolism. Add eating nutritiously and
exercising along with strength training. By adding strength training to your
routine, you will lose weight quicker.
Anyone can participate in
strength training. When you work out with strength training, you are helping
your muscles, bones and your health. If you are a post menopausal woman,
strength training is wonderful because you are helping to create strong bones
and keep your bones strong.
When you add strength
training to your workout, you only need to add twenty to thirty minutes of it.
The amazing benefit of strength training will still burn calories two hours
after you have done it.
If you do not do strength
training, you will lose muscle as you age due to lack of activity. When this
happens, you will burn calories much slower and unfortunately you will start to
As you age you need to have
stronger muscles so you do not cause injury to yourself. When your muscles
protect your joints, due to strength training when you workout, you are less
likely to injure yourself. If you do get injured, you will heal faster.
If you suffer from any types
of neck pain or back pain, by using strength training in your workout, you will
lessen the pain or you may get rid of it altogether.
You will have more energy
when you workout with strength training. You will be able to get more things
done that you want to. You will be able to remember things much more easily.
There are so many benefits
to adding strength training to your workout. It is a win-win situation for you.
Although it can be difficult to find time to workout, you can start slowly to
add it to your daily routine. Add thirty minutes and work your way up to more
time. Before you know it, you will look forward to working out and it will
become a “normal” occurring part of your day just like brushing your teeth.
You may workout with the
help of a friend or family member and you both will help keep each other
motivated to stay healthy and in shape.