Time to move beyond the treadmill
Resistance training is not to everyone’s taste at first.
It conjures up images of sweaty men heaving weights around the gym and leaving a trail of destruction in their wake.
It can seem like a daunting prospect, especially if you are unfamiliar with various types of exercises.
So many people just use their time to thrash out some time on a treadmill or exercise bike.
But although cardio exercises play a vital role in staying fit, it should be supplemented with resistance based exercises.
Luckily there are alternatives to purely pumping iron, as we will discuss later.
But let’s first look at why resistance work is so important.