How is strength training helpful?

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Strength training can be helpful in several ways. It starts with identifying your goal. Are you trying to increase performance, lose weight, rehabilitate an injury, or prolong aging? Regardless of what the specific goal is strength and resistance training can be a key factor in increasing or maintaining ones quality of life.

Strength training not only builds muscles, it strengthens bones, boosts the metabolism, relieves stress and (with proper form) helps to prevent injury in our daily lives.

At barre3 we emphasize form and repetition with small hand held weights when working the upper body. This light weight, high repetition strength training builds long, lean muscles, with added long-term postural benefits.

Strength training is very helpful and a effective method to losing weight, gaining lean muscle mass, toning the body, and improving your physical fitness appearance and losing body fat. The additional lean muscle mass will improve your overall body structure, strength, and repair system, while increasing your metabolism, resulting in more calories consumed.

As we age, some muscular, connective tissue, and bone structure benefits received from strength fitness training are: keeping or increasing muscle mass and help prevent muscle loss or atrophy, reduce or prevent bone loss, improve posture, stability and balance, maintain a healthy range of motion and flexibility. Exercising also helps improve our state of mind and self esteem.

Strength training is helpful in several ways:

  1. Strength training helps build lean muscle which helps with weight loss.
  2. It helps to support your joints by keeping the muscles around the joint strong.
  3. It helps give us that lean muscular look.

Strength training is helpful in many ways.  If your goal is weight loss then strength training will help increase your lean muscle mass which will increase your metabolism resulting in a greater chance for weight loss.  Looking to increase your bone density?  If so, strength training will assist in doing this.  Hoping to tighten and firm your body?  Strength training will assist with a well balance nutritional lifestyle

Strength training truly has loads of benefits and will help everyone!  Now go and pick up some weights!

Strength training is an excellent way to build muscle and burn calories. Strengthening or resistance exercise is anaerobic, meaning without oxygen, and forces the body to work its muscles against an object of resistance.

With strength training, you can use isometrics, free weights, machines, or even your body’s weight as resistance. In doing so, you will strengthen the muscles and bone, decrease body fat, and improve your endurance and ability to perform daily tasks.

Just as aerobic or conditioning exercise strengthens the heart by challenging it to adapt to the stress of exercise, weight training challenges muscles and bones to adapt to the stress of resistance and forces them to become stronger. In addition, strength training improves your body’s ability to use insulin and maintain healthy blood sugar levels, whether you have diabetes or not.

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