Strength training workouts come in many different types suitable for various lifestyles, but what they all have in common are their benefits for you, such as:
Slowing down aging
Forming strong connective tissues, tendons, and ligaments
Improving muscle tone
Getting rid of excess fat
Contrary to popular belief, strength training exercises will not make you bulk up since muscle growth is restrained mostly by genetics, food intake, age gender, body type and other biological factors.
Helps with functional movements
Recent research reveals that myokines—a class of cell-signaling proteins produced by muscle fibers—can combat cancer and metabolic syndrome. High intensity training effectively stimulates your muscles to release anti-inflammatory myokines.
Recent findings show that vitamin D supplementation combined with strength training help decrease your waist-to-hip ratio
Men with stronger muscles from regular weight training are up to 40 percent less likely to die from cancer