Your Body NEEDS Weight Training

This entry is part 1 of 11 in the series Training Programs

Weight training, or any of it’s resistance-training cousins, is vital for maintaining bone mass, in addition to building muscle. And now that we know “sitting is the new smoking”, we know that you need some kind of resistance training to keep your muscles in shape, which means you not only look good, you want to be active — because a well-toned muscle is just itching to be doing something. So weight training in some form is something that you must build into your routine.

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Training with Body Weight

This entry is part 4 of 11 in the series Training Programs

This is an exercise program that uses mostly body weight for resistance. For a couple of muscle groups, dumbbells are pressed into service to deliver the right amount of resistance, but most of the exercises depend on body weight. The exercises require very little equipment, take little time, and provide extraordinary health benefits. They’re worth doing!

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