What are the benefits of Strength Training?
You'll be glad to know that the benefits of Strength Training go beyond having shapely arms & legs, there are many more benefits such as:
What kind of exercises can I do?
There are many different ways you can approach Strength Training, some use equipment & some quite simply use your own body weight, so as you can see, it doesn't have to be expensive. Here are a few different Strength Training options:
How often should I train?
For your muscles to grow you need to work them, and you need to let them rest. A good plan would be to work each muscle group twice a week. For example, you could do a full body workout twice a week or you could split your workout into' upper' &' lower' body workouts & alternate them, so that you workout four times during a week.
How do I start?
If you haven't exercised for a while, you're getting more advanced in years, or have pre-existing medical issues, I suggest you consult your Health Care Professional first, to make sure you are good to start an exercise program. It will save you time in the long-run.
Once you have the all clear, consult a qualified trainer & ask for a Strength Training Program to be designed especially for you! Discuss how much time you can spare, the types of training that interest you & any issues or pre-existing injuries or illnesses you may have. Your trainer will design a plan that will fit in with your lifestyle & current capabilities to give you the best chance of sticking to it in the long-term.
So what are you waiting for? Get started now & reap the benefits for years to come!