5 Reasons Why Women Should Do Resistance Training

Resistance training will make you the best woman you can be. Here are 5 reasons why:

1) Â Resistance training builds muscle. When people lift weights, their bodies create more muscle. This in turn will create a boost in self-confidence and well-being.

2) Resistance training increases your metabolism. No matter what type of exercise you do in the gym, you will burn calories. The extra benefit to a weight routine is that your metabolism will be spiked for many hours after you go home. This is due to the extra energy your body needs to repair those sore muscles.

3) A weight routine can actually make your skin look younger. Looking for the fountain of youth? You may have just found it. According to Dr. Len Kravitz an IDEA fitness instructor of the year, and Golden Door Path Member, a regular weight training routine helps to improve the elasticity of the largest organ in the human body, our skin. Results….less wrinkles and more smiles.

4) Lifting weights strengthens more than just muscle. You may think that the only benefit from resistance training is strong muscles, but the truth is your bones stand to gain just as much. Studies show that implementing weight training into your exercise routine will actually improve bone density. This can be particularly important as it can play a roll in decreasing occurrences osteoporosis or osteopenia.

5) Increased performance in everyday living. Not only will strength training help you look and feel your best, but you will have added strength to help you in your day to day activities. Whether it be carrying groceries, walking your dog, or doing something as simple as standing up out of a chair, developing stronger muscles will give you the strength to move easier and perform at your best.