How Strength Training Can Help You Lose Weight

There was a time when treadmills were the busiest machines at the gym. With mini TVs on and headphones in, people—often women—would spend hours sweating off the pounds by running, sprinting or walking. But in recent years, the popularity of these once-revered machines has waned in favor of good, old-fashioned iron.

When it comes to weight loss, gaining muscle has become the new tactic, and for good reason. Weight training can actually boost weight loss and carve your ideal physique—while also making you stronger mentally and improving your overall sense of wellbeing.

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