25 Reasons Why Women Should Lift Weights

Knowing these 25 reasons will certainly encourage you to consider lifting weights.  There is really no reason not to unless you are physically incapable of doing so.

  1. You’ll burn more body fat and boost metabolism.
  2. You’ll enjoy a leaner, more defined look.
  3. You’ll have stronger bones and reduce your risk of osteoporosis.
  4. You’ll burn more calories.
  5. You’ll lower LDL (“bad”) cholesterol levels, and increase HDL (“good”) cholesterol levels.
  6. You’ll become stronger, and have better endurance.
  7. You’ll lose body fat, but this happens throughout the body.
  8. You’ll have higher self-esteem, and feel empowered.
  9. You’ll reduce your risk of injury.
  10. You’ll have stronger joints.
  11. You’ll have a better feeling of overall well-being.
  12. You’ll perform better during any workout.
  13. You’ll reduce back pain.
  14. You’ll reduce your risk of heart disease.
  15. You’ll lower your blood pressure.
  16. You’ll reduce your risk of diabetes.
  17. You’ll feel happier and more confident.
  18. You’ll improve balance and coordination.
  19. You’ll have more energy.
  20. You’ll slim down.
  21. You’ll improve your posture.
  22. You’ll lower your risk of breast cancer.
  23. You’ll reduce PMS symptoms.
  24. You’ll boost your immune system, and catch fewer colds.

Adding strength training routines to your weight loss program as a part of a varied fitness regimen can provide you all of the benefits listed above, and more!

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