It’s about time we expose the myth that only body builders require strength training. The first images that come to mind are thick necks and bulging biceps, but guess what? Strength training is beneficial for everyone, regardless of age or gender.
Not convinced? According to the experts, muscle strengthening has the following benefits:
- Regulate blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels
- Prevent and control heart disease and type 2 diabetes
- Help prevent diseases and boost your immune system
- Improve posture, mobility and balance
- Reduce the risk of falls and injury
- Increase bone density
- Boost metabolism
So really, strength training should be a regular part of every person’s routine if you’re serious about living a healthy and active lifestyle. In addition, strength training helps maintain weight loss so everyone’s a winner. Best of all, you will look and feel better which is a wonderful side benefit, thanks to elevated levels of our magic-working endorphins.
Don’t be fooled into thinking that there’s only way to build strength. Sure, lifting weights is by far the most popular option but there are choices galore. Why not check out our vast range of top-of-the-range fitness equipment so you can start building muscle today and feel amazing as a result?