Answering the age-old Question: Cardio vs. Weight Lifting for Weight Loss

When you’re ready to embark on a weight loss journey, you’re probably stuck with one last question: Which is better, weight lifting or cardio? Here are a few thoughts to help you answer this question and embark on your new adventure. Cardio Burns More Calories per Session Studies have found that the more you weigh, the more calories you’ll burn, regardless of the activity. At the same time, they’ve also discovered that those who are serious about weight loss will burn more calories per cardio Read More +

When Science And Fitness Work Well

Once again statistics have shown that working out and choosing a sound fitness routine will benefit mind, body, and spirit. This shouldn’t come to a surprise but to far too many Americans the words fitness and exercise are four letter words no one should utter. The reason being is that Americans don’t like to move around that much nor eat properly. This mindset has had devastating effects on our health and economy. The people of the US spend tens of billions if not 100s of Read More +

Weight Training Is Excellent For Women

Women might shy away from the idea of weight training. They may feel like doing such activities will make them more masculine looking. Nothing is farther from the truth. Women can gain exceptional benefits from lifting weights and we’ll look at a few reasons why. Weight Lifting Is For Everyone Anyone can benefit from weight training. From young to very old, the benefits of weightlifting are numerous. It boosts your metabolism, physical strength and endurance, keeps your body in better posture, burns fat automatically and Read More +

Pumping Iron Is An Excellent Fitness Solution

Weightlifting, pumping iron, resistance training, whatever you want to call it is a beneficial fitness solution overall. There’s no exercise regimen like weight lifting except maybe swimming. The benefits of weightlifting are so multi-fold that it could take quite a bit of time to explain. First of all, weightlifting brings about a strengthening of the person all over. Core muscles are the first to benefit as do those skeletal muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Strengthening these up means you’ll find moving about and resting and going Read More +

Should Women’s Fitness Regimen Include Resistance Training/Weightlifting?

Believe it or not, resistance training aka weightlifting is not just for bulky men and teenage boys.  Resistance training is a benefit to everyone who can pick up a weight, and that goes double for women. Is Weightlifting Safe For Women? Answer: Weightlifting aka resistance training is one of the most rigorous of exercise regimens, but when done properly the risk of injury is very minimal if not none at all.  It all depends on common sense and ‘form’.  Don’t lift weights that are too Read More +