The Benefits of Resistance Training

  1. Advantages of Resistance Training
  1. Major Overall Benefits:-

Physical and mental health benefits that can be achieved through resistance training include:

Improved muscle strength and tone – to protect your joints from injury. It also helps you maintain flexibility and balance and helps you remain independent as you age.

Weight management and increased muscle-to-fat ratio – as you gain muscle, your body burns more kilojoules when at rest.

Greater stamina – as you grow stronger, you won’t get tired as easily.

Prevention or control of chronic conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, back pain, depression and obesity.

  1. Other Advantages can include:-

Pain management- As we become stronger we can tolerate and pinpoint pain areas better.

Improved mobility and balance –Stronger attachments, tendons and ligaments.

Improved posture – All skeletal muscles -bone to muscle connections are enhanced

Decreased risk of injury – Strong bones and muscles less rick of fractures as we get older.

Increased bone density and strength and reduced risk of osteoporosis.- Self explanatory.

Reduced body fat. More muscles we have greater our metabolism works burn more calories at rest.

• Improved sense of well-being – resistance training can boost your self-confidence, improve your body image and reduce the risk of depression.

• A better night’s sleep and avoidance of insomnia.

• Increased self-esteem –Look better feel better about one’s self etc.

Enhanced performance of everyday tasks. –Have more strength, and mobility to move easier in our 3D world.

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