Everyone seems to like to be motivated, especially when they’re making New Year’s Resolutions, to exercise more. The most common reason for embarking on an exercise program is to lose weight. However, I have found it very interesting that keeping bones strong is a big motivator for many women to make strength training and cardiovascular (heart healthy) exercise a permanent part of their lifestyle.
Besides being great for the bones, here are 10 more reasons to strength train:
Get inspired with this charming YouTube clip called, “23 & ½ hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health?” that I sent it out a month ago in an email. My Mom, who is 89, was about to skip her water exercise class that day because she had too much to do, getting ready for Christmas. She was so inspired to exercise after watching it that she went to the pool after all.
I hope that you’re inspired and good luck with your exercise resolutions!…Susie