Why Strength Train?

Strength Training is very important in any workout plan. Below are a few reason why you should strength train.

Why Strength Train?

  • Improved appearance, leading to improved self-esteem and self confidence
  • Improved muscle tone
  • Increase in lean body mass, leading to an increased metabolic rate
  • Increased muscle strength, power, as well as endurance
  • Increased bone density, lowering your risk of Osteoporosis
  • Increased tendon and ligament strength
  • Improved posture, reducing back pain
  • Reduces your risk of injury, building muscle helps protect joints from injury
  • Better balance
  • Sharpens your focus
  • Sleep improvement
  • Reduces risk of heart disease
  • Prevention of muscle atrophy
  • Improved regulation of blood sugar
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • Maintain quality of life. Allows for continued enjoyment of all activities you love throughout all stages of life

 

Health benefits of cardiovascular training

  • Increased stroke volume (increase heart efficiency) due to increased size of left ventricle
  • Increased cardio output
  • Increased heart rate variability
  • Increased Oxygen utilization
  • Improves muscles ability to extract oxygen from the blood
  • Improved state of mind. regular exercise has been shown to be as effective as anti-depressants in elevating mood.
  • Increase in HDL (good cholesterol)
  • Decrease in LDL (bad cholesterol)
  • Stronger Immune system
  • Improved blood circulation
  • Lowers risk of heart disease
  • Lowers risk of diabetes
  • Lowers risk of cancer