Weight or Resistance training comes in many forms. You may be familiar and even use the weight machines and free-weights at your local gym but the term applies equally to exercises using your bodyweight only. Examples of resistance training using body weight could be press-ups, leg squats, pull-ups and so on.
Whilst many of us understand the benefits of cardiovascular or aerobic activity there is less awareness as to the importance of resistance and Pompano beach personal training. Some of the health benefits associated with regular resistance training include:
- Increased Lean Muscle Mass
- Increased Bone Density
- Slow down of Osteoporosis
Resistance Training can develop several physiological benefits depending on the way in which the training is used. These include:
- Increased Strength
- Increased Muscular Endurance
- Increased Power
- Increased ‘fat-burning’
- Enhanced Body Shape
When embarking on a program of resistance training it is important to understand, practise and use good technique and to ensure that the exercises performed are appropriate to you, effective (in delivering the desired results) and progressive.