No matter who you are and what you do, the benefits of resistance strength training is proven time and time again. If you are someone who has only stuck to cardio or someone new to working out in general I promise you, the rewards of strength training will change your life.
Recently, I shared, 10 Reasons Why You Should Start Weight Lifting TODAY!, and highlighted a few benefits to weightlifting. Here I highlight a few more benefits to weightlifting.
Lowers risk of cardiovascular disease
Helps to reduce high estrogen levels linked to certain cancers such as breast cancer
Helps decrease the risk of osteoporosis
Reduces symptoms of PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)
Reduces overall stress and anxiety
Decreases the amount of colds and illnesses you get per year
Have a better sex life and look better naked
Decrease the likelihood of injuries
Helps fight against depression
Helps you sleep better