When you think about gaining strength through building muscle, what comes to mind? Many concerns are usually due to seeing magazines depicting men looking like the Incredible Hulk (less the green skin) and women looking unbelievably ripped.
We can't think of many things that are as great to invest in as your health. And both scientific evidence and common sense tell us that people who exercise regularly have lower levels of stress, longer life spans, decreased risk for chronic health disease, leaner body mass, and improved mood.
Cardio and strength training: We know both are awesome for your health and longevity, no matter what your age. Ideally, you'll have BOTH in your weekly training routine to achieve more balance in your overall health and fitness.