Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle – Napoleon Hill
If you’ve struggled to hit your fitness goals, you know this quote is truth. The struggle is what makes you stronger. Striving to be better than what you were yesterday is what pushes you to achieve your goals. In the world of fitness in the Philippines, strength is seen as a measure of success. Taking in the pain and churning it into sweat, muscles, and pure willpower – that’s what strength is all about. Before you hit the gym or contemplate purchasing strength gym machines, here are some reasons that could possibly motivate you to increase your body strength.
Everything becomes easier
Say what?! Yes, it’s true. Building strength involves pain – a ton of it! Embracing pain is something that is near impossible at first. But as time goes, we persevere in our workout routine and we find that the exercise becomes seemingly easier. This is why beginners are always advised to take on smaller weights with more reps.
Inducing your metabolism to stabilize after a good strength workout, you are then able to push yourself to the next level. In time, you find that not only workouts but daily tasks become much easier to do. You find it easy to carry your shopping with one hand and your personal bag on your shoulder. 5 flights of stairs become a breeze when your core strength is in top form.
Your body takes shape
The form of the human body is amazing. Given the right posture and form in every activity, we instantly look taller and balance out our weight evenly. What more when we start working out our strength throughout our body and enhance our muscles? Each tear in the muscle while our body pumps iron heals and creates a tougher, more rigid layer. This, in turn, creates the contour for your body.
One reason why we find muscular individuals more attractive than the average person is due to the simple phenomenon that the more muscular the shape, the stronger the muscles are and the more eligible the genes for carrying on the human race. Our body does not even realize it’s processing all this information at one go!
Pick up chicks
Okay guys, this is about as cliché as it’s going to be. Building body strength allows you to pick up things – in particular, picking up chicks. Yeah, being a show-off is permitted, given that you’ve worked hard to earn your body. Lifting things becomes easy and soon, you find that finding your partner of the opposite sex becomes lightweight too! As your physique becomes more toned and attractive, your find that your inner strength in terms of confidence also grows. All in all, you find a beat in your stride and conquer life’s challenges with ease.
Now that you know more about the 3 benefits of building strength, you might want to look into gym machines that focus on other areas of your fitness. Check out machines such as treadmills and ellipticals for a more all-rounded workout.