So how important is strength training to you?
Well, it’s not just about building more muscle, benefits also include increased bone density, anaerobic endurance, joint flexibility and revving up your metabolism for greater calorie burn and fat loss.
To increase your strength you can challenge your body in many ways, this can include lifting weights, using resistance bands, incorporating body weight exercises and even water can offer resistance and help increase strength, as long as you are overcoming resistance your body will reap the benefits.
Increasing resistance and challenging multiple muscle groups will help your body grow in size and strength, multi joint exercises such as squats and deadlifts improve physical fitness by incorporating your core and glutes.
And you don’t need to spend hours a day in the gym to benefit from strength training. You can see significant improvement in your strength with just two or three 20- or 30-minute strength training sessions a week