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Weight Training Strengthens Body And Mind

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Results from studies of the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center confirm that the efforts in strengthening muscles could also strengthen the mind. Now there is more reason for us to include strength training in our workout regimen.

Toning your muscles through exercises like lifting weights is essential for enhancing your physical fitness. Among the benefits of strengthening and building your muscles includes increasing your metabolism rate even after you have finished exercising. It also helps in trimming and streamlining your physique.

Experts would tend to agree that an important part of an ideal fitness program is weight training. It helps in promoting the peak of physical well-being. Not only does strength training is advantageous for the body but it was proven to be beneficial for the brain. Studies reveal that the percentages that support this claim are astounding. The findings reveal that individuals who exercise to build their muscles are less likely to lose their brain function by 61%.

Alzheimer’s affect several people and the fear of this debilitation disease developing escalates as a person gets older. It is encouraging to know that there is a solution that could be done in reducing the risk of you developing this difficult disease.

You don’t need expensive workout equipment to perform the exercise routines that are necessary to achieve your desired results. Stretchable bands or dumb bells are not even required. Anyone could benefit from doing exercises like crunches, push-ups, calf-raises and others as part of their usual routine. Do as few as 12 reps of each of these exercises 3 times in a week and you will reap its benefits.

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