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7 Reasons Why You Should Start Strength Training

April 1, 20159 min
By hitting up the weights you not only shred fat, but you also tone all over your body.You may think the only way to lose weight and to keep weight off is from cardio. Even though cardio is amazing for your mental, emotional, and physical health, strength training also has some amazing benefits for your health.Unfortunately, for whatever reason, some women think that if you were to lift weights, you will automatically look like Arnold Schwarzenegger. This is a huge myth, and if you are avoiding strength training you're missing out on all its benefits.According to an article posted on Care 2, there are seven reasons why you should start lifting weights.What are seven reasons why you should start strength training today?

Boosts your sex drive
Improves your sleep
You'll feel younger
Strengthens your bones
You set a good example for your kids
Trims your waistline
Burn calories way after your lift

Dr. Holly shares the seven reasons why you should start strength training NOW.

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