Don’t think lifting weights is for the ladies? Think again. Get 30 scientifically-backed reasons to start strength training — or keep at it — in the infographic below.
Think we shouldn’t have stopped at 30? Tell us why you — or the women in your life — love to lift weights. What benefits have come from strength training? And what keeps you coming back for more?
Note: For those brand new to strength training, we strongly recommend starting out with a certified personal trainer (and consulting a medical professional if you have any healthy issues, injuries or other areas of concern).