Why should you learn how to lift weights?

There are many reasons why learning how to lift weights can be beneficial to your overall health and well-being. Here are some of the main reasons:

  1. Strength and muscle development: Lifting weights is one of the best ways to increase your strength and build muscle. Regular strength training can help you increase muscle mass, which can help you burn more calories and improve your overall body composition.
  2. Improved bone density: Resistance training has been shown to help improve bone density, which can be especially important for older adults or individuals at risk for osteoporosis.
  3. Better metabolic health: Strength training can improve your metabolic health by increasing insulin sensitivity and reducing inflammation; This can help reduce your risk of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
  4. Increased functional fitness: Strength training can also help improve your overall fitness and ability to perform everyday tasks such as carrying groceries, climbing stairs, or lifting heavy objects.
  5. Better mental health: Exercise, including lifting weights, has been shown to have a positive impact on mental health by reducing stress, anxiety, and depression symptoms.

Learning to lift weights can help you build strength, improve your body composition, reduce your risk of chronic diseases, and enhance your mental well-being.

If you want to know more about correct technique or would like professional advice from one of our personal trainers then please get in touch. Furthermore, if you are including weight lifting into your regime and they are causing you some aches and pains, then we can help there too with our specialist sports massage service. For more information on how these types of massage could help you, contact us on 07939 212 739 or drop us an email at info@livewellhealth.co.uk