Why You Should Start Strength Training

4 of the many reasons to start strength training
Monica Petrucci
April 28, 2023
Why You Should Start Strength Training

The common misconception is that only power lifters and bodybuilders utilize strength training. Not true! Here are the best reasons why you should start too!

1) Burn Calories, Lose Weight For Good

Strength training comes with benefits for those interested in losing weight and keeping it off. It can increase your body's metabolism by burning calories, even as you rest

2) Boost Your Physical Health

Strength training combats the body's natural aging process. It can increase bone density and prevent fractures. It can also prevent (or manage) diabetes, heart disease, and other conditions.

3) Resistance Gains

As your muscles resist against a weight or a force, your muscle tone gets stronger.  Strength training also helps stamina, mobility, and posture, inside and outside the gym.

4) Mood & Energy

Endorphins are natural opiates produced by the body. Strength training releases these natural antidepressants. You'll sleep better, have more energy, and your self-esteem will get a boost too!

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