When David Lyons was diagnosed with MS at the age of 47, like many who receive a chronic diagnosis, it sent him into a tailspin. Numb from the chest down, David had a choice. He said he could take his MS lying down... or fight it like David fought Goliath. This prompted Lyons to become both David and Goliath, beginning a weightlifting regimen that would help him go on to win a title in a bodybuilding contest, devoting himself to a lifetime of good health and fitness. If you have MS too, there is plenty of new research out there that suggests that not only is weightlifting safe for MS patients, it is also highly beneficial. From improvements in your overall health to mood boosting perks, here are 5 reasons why lifting can lead to a healthier and happier you...
It's a bold statement, of course, but the benefits of weightlifting are not restricted to muscle-bound bodybuilders who spend all day at the gym. Weight training has many benefits for people of all ages, body types, and athletic abilities-- it
Meet Karen Janke- a 360 member with a story to tell. After breaking her neck in a major car accident, Karen's life was turned upside down. Years later she was recovered from her surgeries, but still found herself struggling to do the simplest of tasks, much less anything active. Lucky for her, she found Melinda Prince (360 owner/trainer) and found herself right-side up and thriving.
Are you one of those people who avoids the weight room? Surprisingly, many seem to think that the weightlifting room is only for body builders. But that's not the case at all! There are many benefits to adding weight training to your workout program. Here are the top eleven benefits to weightlifting, that'll make you want to hit the weight room the next time you're at the gym.