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WJLA, October 03, 2012

Weight training: The key to weight loss for women?

We have been conditioned to believe that hours logged on the treadmill are the keys to successful weight loss getting in shape. Cardio exercises are a necessary part of a balanced workout regimen, but weight training is essential to fighting that flab. Take a look at why you should incorporate weight training (at least twice a week) into your exercise routine.

Can help reduce belly fat

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2006 said that weight lifting—even if just twice a week—can prevent abdominal fat, which has shown to wrap around organs and has been linked to increased disease risk.

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