Exercise

The Top 7 Benefits of Working Out with Weights!

If you’re wanting to boost your health and fitness, improve your balance, strengthen your bones along with losing weight, consider adding some weights to your workouts. Along with a heap of other benefits, it will improve bone density and add tone and definition to your muscles.

Working out with weights, or ‘strength training’ doesn’t have to mean stepping into a gym and pumping iron with bodybuilders either.  By adding free weights that are comfortably challenging at home, and using your own body weight, you add resistance to target specific muscle groups to achieve some great results.

Here are our Top 7  Benefits of Working out with Weights

1.Makes you strong

It may seem a little obvious but working out with weights, will in time make you stronger. And that can only be a good thing.  As we get older we naturally start to lose muscle and density, so by increasing muscle mass with weights, you will also increase muscle strength that just makes everyday tasks easier.

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Rhian Petch

Rhian is a busy mum of three from Sydney's northern beaches. With a strong background in editorial and research, she has a passion for writing. When she's not managing content for The Healthy Mummy, she can be found either kid wrangling or cooking, usually both at the same time.