Health Benefits of Lifting Weights

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1. You'll Torch Body Fat

You may have heard that cardiovascular exercise is the most effective fat burner, but this effect ceases the moment you step off the treadmill. 

Build more muscle, and your body will continue to metabolize fat throughout the day. 

You'll Torch Body Fat

2. You'll Look More Defined

They should lift more weight because they cannot build larger muscles due to low testosterone levels.

Therefore, lifting heftier weights may make women more defined.

You'll Look More Defined

3. You'll Fight Osteoporosis

Consistency is the key, as research has shown that lifting heavy weights over time not only maintains bone mass but can also build new bone.

Particularly in the high-risk postmenopausal group. 

You'll Fight Osteoporosis

4. You'll Burn More Calories

An hour-long cardio class may burn more calories than an hour of weight training. 

Who performed weight training burned an average of 100 more calories 24 hours after their workout.

You'll Burn More Calories

5. You'll Build Strength Faster

Lifting lighter weights for more repetitions is a wonderful way to build muscle endurance, but if you want to increase your strength. 

Add compound exercises such as squats, deadlifts, and rows to your heavy weight training.

You'll Build Strength Faster

6. You'll Lose Abdominal Fat

While it is true that you cannot spot reduce because your body is predisposed to store fat in certain areas.

Who lifted weights lost more intra-abdominal fat (deep visceral fat) than those who only did cardio. 

You'll Lose Abdominal Fat

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