What are the benefits of weight training and how often should you lift weights?
- One of the major benefits of weight training is that as you build more muscle mass you will burn more fat at a resting heart rate and active. So, in short, if you are lifting weights and just stand for thirty minutes you will burn more calories than if you are not.
- Also lifting weights keeps your body burning calories long after the work out.
- Weight training helps to strengthen your bones.
- Weight training also prevents injuries that can occur from simple accidents.