In my 20 plus years of weight training I’ve never been injured. I credit staying injury free to always emphasizing safety in my workouts. Ego lifting, a type of lifting we see constantly in gyms worldwide, may eventually lead to injury.
Many of us can slow down aging with strength training. What’s the deal with so many companies advertising products that are ‘anti aging’?!? We hear and see a lot of advertising for anti aging creams, pills, and many other products. Strength training won’t stop the aging process, but it will slow it down.
The fact is that there is no such thing as ‘anti aging’. It’s all a fallacy. The aging process is a part of life and happens to everyone. We can, however, slow it down.
From fitness tracking apps to the rise of fitness influencers, there are countless strength training myths and exercise narratives being perpetuated. Among the many workout myths that persist, one type of exercise that often falls victim to misinformation is strength training. [Read more…] about 3 Common Strength Training Myths
“What exercises should I do when I join a gym”? Every day many people join a gym and have no idea what strength training exercises to start doing. Many start reading fitness magazines and/or watch competitive physique athletes/bodybuilders and try to mimic their gym routines and lifestyles.
Many follow the gym routines other gym members are doing not knowing if the exercises they’re doing are beneficial or a waste of time.
Excess fat loss from strength training is achievable. Strength training, also known as resistance training, has been practiced for centuries as a way of building muscular strength. Research shows that resistance training, whether done via bodyweight, machines, dumbbells or free weights, not only helps us build strength, but also improves muscle size and can help counteract age-related muscle loss.