Ten Reasons Everybody Should Strength Train
Everybody should strength train. There is no other exercise mode that can give you as many amazing physical, mental, and overall health benefits as weight training.
#8: Strength Training Prevents Disease, Particularly Cancer & Diabetes
Everyone knows training increases growth hormone and IGF-1, both of which correlate with leanness. Lifting also lead to better regulation of the hormones related to hunger and energy use. It fights oxidative stress from cortisol and related tissue-degrading hormones that have the side effect of damaging reproductive health if they are persistently elevated as well.
#10: Lifting Heavy Builds Bone