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5 Reasons You Should Add Weight Training to Your Workout Routine


- By Radan Sturm, Founder of LIFTONIC

Not seeing results? Check out my 5 reasons why you should add weight training to your workout to take your fitness routine to the next level.

  1. Efficiency. Weight training is one of the most effective and time efficient ways to get a lean physique. 
  2. Increases Metabolism. Only by building muscle can you elevate your metabolism permanently which means you burn more calories, even when you’re not working out! 
  3. Improves Posture. Want to improve your posture? A well balanced weights routine strengthens your body in the right places which is the key to good posture
  4. Enhances Cardiovascular Fitness. 50 minutes of fast-paced weight training makes you stronger while simultaneously increasing your cardiovascular fitness 
  5. Sculpts and Tones Muscles. Losing weight but not toning up? 2-3 workouts with weights per week are the missing ingredient! 

Located in NYC's Meatpacking District, LIFTONIC is a dynamic group weight training class paired with pilates movements, dumbbells and body-weight exercises for an intense 50 minute full body, abdominal/core workout. Every participant works on their own weights bench with TV monitors overhead so you can maintain proper form and keep in tempo with the instructor’s pace. New workouts are released every few weeks, allowing you enough time to increase the weights for maximum results while also challenging the body with new exercises and movements.

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  • Good post. At least a lightweight training is necessary to maintain a good posture and beat aging. I personally had a very bad posture like leaning forward before starting my gym routine. But now, weight training transformed me. As you age, you tend to lose muscles. Weight training will help you to make your muscles not to lose weight. Cheers.

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