If you have never lifted weights as part of a fitness routine, you are missing out on a fitness program with proven health and wellbeing benefits. The good news is that it is never too late to start.
So what are the benefits of weight training? Well there are the proven measurable physical benefits such as greater bone mineral density, greater retention of muscle mass through the aging process, increased Testosterone levels, reduced incidence of age related diseases, such as diabetes and of course you will burn more calories. This will realised in your wellbeing, for example:
Weight lifting is also a great complementary endeavour for other sports. If you play golf, weight training will help your drives will go further, and will help you will be able to complete a round of golf fee
ling less fatigued. It probably won’t help with hitting straighter though, to improve this and other aspects of your game check out 3 great gadgets for the golfer, check out The Midlife Man article 3 Great Gadgets For The Golfer.
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