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Focus on Strength Training – Get stronger, leaner and Healthier!!!!

Focus on Strength Training

Many people focus on cardiovascular exercises when they are trying to lose weight. Strength training is often thought of as making you too “bulky” or “big”. If you want to reduce body fat, increase lean muscle, and burn calories more efficiently, then you need to consider strength training. Strength training is a key component of overall health and fitness for everyone.

Use it or lose it!!

Muscle mass naturally diminishes with age. If you don’t do anything to combat the muscle loss that occurs with aging, you will simply increase the percentage of fat in your body. Strength training can help preserve and enhance your muscle mass, no matter what your age!!

Benefits of strength training:

So what are the options:

Strength training can be done at home or in the gym, with or without equipment.

Below are some links from youtube for exercises you can do right in your own home or if you have limited mobility.

Women’s upper body exercises with weights

women’s upper body exercises for shoulders, arms and upper back

if you don’t have any equipment women’s upper body workouts

triceps only exercises

Denise Austin upper body strength workout

Women’s upper body exercises with resistance bands

denise austins upper body resistance workout

upper body resistance band workout for beginners

full body resistance bad workout

tricep exercises

Men’s upper body with resistance bands

upper body resistance training

10 minute resistance band workout

home chest and tricep workout

8 bodyweight exercises

arm workout

Men’s upper body exercises with weights

8 best dumbbell exercises

total upper body dumbbell workout

upper body strength training

If you have limited mobility, here are chair exercises

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