Benefits of strength training

Changing one’s lifestyle overnight is not feasible but we have a few tips and routines for you to make the transition to a healthier lifestyle, starting today.

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Strength training is important as it builds muscle mass in the body and burns fat faster. As you age, you tend to lose muscle and bone density, and this kind of workout can make sure you don’t lose either one.


Almost everyone thinks of big muscles bulky men when they hear these words, but that’s not the case. Before you start any workout plan, do consult your doctor and get his advice on what can be or cannot be done.

How to begin

You can work out using dumbbells, resistance bands or strengthening bands. If you are a beginner, don’t go for the heavy fitness equipment right away, work your way up the weights.

The workout

The exercises should work out the arms, legs, shoulder, hip, back, chest and abdomen, and they are usually divided into upper and lower body routines.

Why you should workout

Inactivity is a serious addiction that we must all fight on a daily basis as the temptation to skip exercises and just watch TV after a day’s work is hard to resist by many. It is important to begin exercising with a guide and if you are looking for fitness in Wellington there are many choices the likes of Exodus Gym.



Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+