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Important Facts about Strength Training

  By posted Apr 20th 2012
Diet & Fitness

Strength or resistance training is essential for healthy bones, supple ligaments and strong muscles. But did you also know that resistance training also helps develop balance and core strength? Additionally, it also helps you avoid easy injuries - a direct benefit of healthy bones and joints. To list them together, some of the strength training benefits are - reduced risk of injury, improved joint function, increased metabolism and cardiac function. However, for an exercise form that is deeply connected with our overall well-being, resistance training is riddled with myths and lesser known facts. Today, we bring you some of these important facts about strength training. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images

 

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