Fit Tip: Lift Weights
Posted on February 10, 2014 at 6:00 am
5 REASONS WHY WEIGHT-LIFTING
SHOULD BE PART OF YOUR REGULAR EXERCISE SCHEDULE:
- For Heart Health! February is American Heart Month, and lifting weights can help reduce your risk of heart diseases and diabetes!
- To Burn Belly Fat. Do we have your attention now? According to Harvard University, women who lift heavy weights lose more belly fat than those who don’t.
- Boost Your Metabolism. Lifting weights speeds up your body’s calorie-burning abilities, even long after your workout is over!
- It feels awesome! Lifting (and cardio exercises) release endorphins that make you feel stronger, more confident and happier!
**Ready to start lifting? Here’s a great article on how to choose the correct size weights!