It's All About The Gains
Learn How Learning How To Lift Weights Can Benefit Your Health!
Are you looking for something new in your workout, or do you simply want to get into a fitness routine? Weight training is the new rage in fitness and is a different way to get your sweat on! Lifting weights has shown to have numerous benefits to your health and wellness.
According to the Better Health Channel, muscle growth through weight training improves:
- Metabolism: Increased metabolism promotes fat loss.
- Bone strength: Building muscle has been shown to protect against osteoporosis, particularly in women.
- Flexibility and balance: Weight training will increase your stability through muscle tone of specific muscle groups.
- Heart health: Lifting weights has been shown to lower blood pressure.
Weight rooms can be intimating at first, but no need to fear; UNH’s Campus Recreation offers a Beginner Weights classes to help remove the fear associated with learning the movements. This class is offered Monday’s at 8:15 pm and Thursdays at 7:00 pm. Weight training is a great way to add variety to your fitness routine and make muscular gains!