Reasons Why Everyone Should Do Weight Training

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There are a lot of myths across the fitness world about weight training, such as that the quality of exercise is not as good as aerobic training is.

Truth is that if done properly you should combine strength-training, aerobics and maybe even some yoga to stretch/strengthen your whole body. Weight training infused with aerobics a few times a week is a good balance that will bring your body to its most efficient state. This will allow you to have a strong cardiovascular system and toned muscles to take on anything.

Having a toned body in cardio shape is the right way to train!

Strength Training for Different Situations

The odds are that if you are overweight you may be avoiding weight training because you think it will cause you to put on even more weight. The truth is that the combination of weight training and a sensible diet along with cardio is the best and healthiest way to shed those pounds.

Following a program like this may result in losing 5 pounds whereas someone who has just been dieting and doing cardio may have lost 7 pounds! However, this isn’t showing the full results for both people. The side that isn’t shown is that you are more likely to have gained 3 pounds of muscle. Your muscles are a fat burning machine, and as you continue with weight training, you will reach those goals well beyond if you were just dieting and doing cardio.

When dieting there is a chance to revert back to your old eating habits resulting in weight gain only. Those willing to make a complete lifestyle overhaul involving a well-rounded exercise routine will continue to see progress.

The combination of cardio and dieting with weight training is a lifestyle you can continue throughout your life. By doing so, this will also contribute to living longer, and increasing your quality of life.


  1. You are absolutely correct. There may be a chance to regain weight on dieting with cardio method of weight loss. Healthier diet will not allow you to regain weight. In this Healthier diet, you are not going to stave your stomach or you don't need to fill half of your stomach. You are going fill your stomach with healthy and low caloric foods like vegetables,fruits and yogurt etc., according to your BMR or Basic Metabolism Rate. And daily exercises like cardio,Pilates or Zumba or Yoga will helps to make your body fit, and healthy. You may avoid unwanted eating like emotional eating by using an appetite suppressant. Which helps in controlling unnecessary cravings of your appetite and speeds up your body to lose weight faster.

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