. How important is weight training even if you don’t bother about bulging muscles ?
Here are 10 reasons to hit the weights: Weight training can reduce your blood pressure. Weight training raises your basal metabolic rate. This increases the number of calories you burn all through the day (even while you’re sleeping).
Weight training slows down and may reverse the natural decline in your overall metabolic rate. This decline typically occurs around the age of 30. Weight training is a key element in the prevention of osteoporosis.
Weight training will decrease your risk of developing diabetes as an adult.
Weight training will reduce your risk of developing colon cancer.
Weight training decreases your level of low-density lipoproteins (bad cholesterol).
Weight training improves posture.
Weight training increases immuno-functioning.
Weight training can greatly increase your level of stability and coordination in day-to-day activities.