Top 10 Reasons to Strength Train, according to Jess

  1. Osteoporosis is a killer. Weight-bearing, resistance training has been shown to increase bone density.
  2. Strong muscles=less injuries. Period.
  3. Increased muscle=increased metabolism…if that’s your goal.
  4. We have to pick up and carry a lot of things everyday, train for life.
  5. No one ever wrote a song about a small bum.
  6. Increase power and speed for sport.
  7. People will think it’s cool that you can squat/deadlift/bench press them.
  8. Learn more about your body, how it moves and what it’s capable of.
  9. Gain confidence, decrease fear
  10. Put yourself first, de-stress, self care.

Need any more reasons? Not sure where to start on your journey? Stuck in a rut with the same old routine? Hit me up- I’m full of workout ideas and i’m a pretty fun person!

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