Improve cardio-metabolic health. Strength training plays a critical role in preventing chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.
Increased bone mineral density. Stronger bones help prevent fracture.
Prevent muscle atrophy, age-related wasting of muscle known as sarcopenia. Strength training allows us to retain and increase our muscle tissue across the lifespan.
Higher metabolic rate. The more muscle tissue we have, the greater our metabolic rate (the number of calories we expend while we aren’t working out).
Improve cognitive function, enhance self-esteem, and combat depression.
Enhance athletic performance. From distance runners to golfers to football players. Proper strength training improves performance and wards off injury.