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5 Facts On Why You Should Strength Train

1. As You Age & Remain Inactive You Lose Muscle Mass

Losing muscle mass may not sound bad aesthetically to some but it can negatively affect your overall body composition. "Inactive adults experience a 3% to 8% loss of muscle mass per decade, accompanied by resting metabolic rate reduction and fat accumulation." Strength training is PROVEN to improve your metabolism, which results in decreasing body fat percentage and having more energy! Also, carrying excess weight allows your aches and pains to decrease significantly and your quality of life to improve greatly!

2. Strength Training Is MEDICINE!

Adding exercise into your lifestyle is proven to decrease risk of chronic illness and disease! Health concerns like osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease are all improved or even rid through exercise. Overall, this leads to an increase in life expectancy! We all want to watch our children & grandchildren grow up and live healthy happy life's! What if I told you strength training would help you live a longer and healthier life? According to a study in 2014 from UCLA, the more muscle mass we have, the less likely we are to die prematurely

3. Strength Training Reduces Risk of Injuries

This fact is for our weekend warriors that live for marathons, pickle ball, adult league soccer, hiking, etc.! Strength training improves bone density, strengthens soft tissue, improves endurance, and increases the production of collagen. Not only will your performance improve but you will feel more confident to try new sports and FEAR life's activities LESS!

4. Strength Training Does Not Require A Lot Of Time

Limited on time? Running kids from practice to practice, work, travel, weekend games, and maybe even the occasional date night can make finding time for the weight room hard. The good news is, you only need to incorporate strength training for 1-2 hours a week for your health and confidence to blossom! 1 is better than none, 2 is better than 1, and 3 you are crushing it! You owe it to your body, mind, and loved ones to find 1-2 hours of week for resistance training!

5. Builds A Community of Like-Minded Individuals

Are you struggling finding friends who like to do physical activities rather than expensive dinners, going out for drinks, or laying around watching t.v every day? Champions Sports Performance has an amazing adult fitness program that has people of all ages, ability, and backgrounds who love doing things outside of the gym together! Find people who challenge you, push you out of your comfort zone, and help you GROW!

So I ask you... are you ready to CHANGE YOUR LIFE and pick up a weight?

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