If you’ve been slacking on your New Years resolution of getting yourself in the gym, don’t worry, you still have nine more months to turn that all around. Unfortunately for those with a slow start, there’s only two months until beach season. But have no fear, if you’re looking for a program or regiment that can kick your ass into shape before the shirt has to come off, than it’s time you got off the elliptical and started weightlifting.
Weightlifting can be defined as lifting barbells and dumbbells for sport or strength training in a way that constitutes muscle growth and weight loss. As opposed to cardio based training or using machines in the gym, weightlifting burns more calories, raises testosterone levels, builds muscles, raises cardiovascular endurance and speeds up fat loss.
If you’re looking to get started, here’s a guide loaded with videos and advice for Weightlifting 101: What You Need To Do, Wear, and Know Before You Get Started.
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