It seems that there are more TV programs, books, articles and research praising and revealing the tremendous benefits of weight training or resistance exercise than even two years ago. It is not possible to list all of the benefits enjoyed from lifting weights. But there are a few, like increasing tissue (muscle) and bones, plus strengthening the heart and blood vessels, that should provide a good idea of just how important weight training can be.
For years many people, especially women, have been reluctant to get involved with weights because either they felt weights were too difficult to use or they were afraid they would end up "muscle bound." Now, however, because of the positive information concerning resistance exercise, people are becoming convinced that they won't end up looking like "The Incredible Hulk." However, they are faced with another problem: "How do I find time in an already busy schedule to add one more activity?"