Even More Reasons Why Everyone Should Lift Weights

Active – 12 Reasons You Should Lift Weights

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This article talks about how lifting weights can potentially make someone lose 40 percent more fat as compared to someone who doesn’t exercise. When Penn State researchers put dieters into three groups which were no exercise, aerobic exercise only, or aerobic exercise and weight training. All groups lost around 21 pounds, but the lifters lost six more pounds of fat than those who didn’t weight lift. The article talks about how the lifters’ loss was almost pure fat; the others lost fat and muscle. The article also discusses how weightlifting will cause individuals to burn more calories, handle stress better, and usually will improve an individual’s happiness.


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