If an excuse you make for not doing strength training is that you don’t belong to a gym or you don’t have an equipment, this week is all about learning the benefits of the gym that is your body! In fact, body weight workouts can take you much farther in your fitness than you might imagine!
Body weight workouts have been repeatedly shown to be effective and efficient when it comes to building strength, among other fitness measurements. They can also help injury-proof your body and give you a break from the wear and tear of weightlifting. Here are some other benefits of body weight workouts:
Why It’s Important: We’ve already discussed the importance of strength training. But the added bonus of body weight training is that it can be done anywhere, any time, with no equipment!
Your Challenge: Hopefully you have already added in two days a week of strength training. Make one day a body weight workout. Here is one to try if you aren’t quite sure what to do!