What are the health benefits of fitness?
- More energy
- Better mood and better sleep
- Increased vascular health and decreased likelihood of stroke
- Increased cardiorespiratory capacity (bigger lung size)
- Brain repair
- Overall and abdominal obesity associated with increased risk of negative health results
- More lean mass = lower mortality risk
What is better – free weights or machines?
Should I lift weights in stable positions or unstable positions?
Bilateral or unilateral?
More resistance is better – true or false?
How quickly should I do my exercises?
Should we do a certain number of repetitions or go until momentary muscle failure?
What are your favourite exercises?