Tag Archives: Weight Lifting

TRAINER TIP: How Much Weight Should I be Lifting?

For weight loss, research has found that lifting between 60 and 80 percent of your one-rep max (that is, the heaviest amount of weight you can lift for one repetition of an exercise) is the best way to stimulate muscle … Continue reading

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18 BENEFITS OF A PROPER WEIGHT TRAINING PROGRAM

1. Weight training tones your muscles, which looks great and raises your basal metabolism…which causes you to burn more calories 24 hours a day. You’ll even burn more calories while you’re sleeping. 2. Weight training can reverse the natural decline … Continue reading

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Weight Training For People 40 and Older

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) now has fitness guidelines specific to weight training for people over 40. The advice: perform such exercises 2 to 3 times a week to condition all of the major muscle groups – arms, … Continue reading

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