Benefits of Resistance training

Benefits of Resistance Training

1. Increases muscle mass
2. Helps aging people maintain muscle mass
3. Increases strength
4. Improves mental health, helping depression and anxiety for many
5. Increases self-esteem
6. Can decreases risk of developing dementia
7. Increases bone density and helps prevent bone loss
8. Increases connective tissue strength in ligaments and tendons
9. It’s enjoyable, creates endorphins and serotonin
10. Can help decreases blood pressure
11. Can decrease body pain, like low back pain
12. Increases body-awareness
13. It’s badass!
14. Can improve cardiovascular health – lifting can be cardio too!
15. Helps significantly with weightloss

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