Why Do We Strength Train? In addition to feeling (and looking) like badasses, lifting weights can help
- Lower Blood Pressure
- Improve sleep patterns
- Boost Metabolism
- Increase our levels of dopamine, norepinephrine and serotonin (i.e. those "feel good" hormones)
- decrease the effects of aging
- and a hell of a lot more...
I realize I'm sort of preaching to the choir here, (most people within the Crossfit Community are well aware of the many benefits of strength training) but in case you needed a reminder of just how many ways strength training is good for you.... Check out the Infographic "10 Reasons to Strength Train"