Weight Lifting Brad Plehn

Advantages of Weight Lifting

  • Muscular strength and durability, Cardiovascular endurance
  • Increases in energy and focus
  • Confidence booster
  • Morale building for both individuals and groups

Disadvantages of Weight Lifting

  • Goal-driven requirements, (each style of lifting has advantages and disadvantages)
  • Commitment to a program for a period of time
  • Potential safety risk if done improperly

Types of Weight Lifting

  • Bodybuilding
  • High Intensity Training
  • Kettlebell
  • CrossFit

What type of lifting is best for YOU?

Olympic Lifting

  • Explosive movements of strength
  • Done all across the world
  • Competitions in both Amateur or Pro level

Powerlifting

  • Focus on strength in three lifts: squat, deadlift, bench press
  • Easy to track personal advances through total amount of weight moved
  • Competitions at Amateur and Pro levels

Crossfit

  • Focus on overall exercise abilities between strength, stamina, agility, speed
  • Local Crossfit "Boxes" (gyms) offer classes over the entire day to help fit into busy schedules
  • Group mentality helps a lot of people grow not only physically but mentally as well
  • Yearly competition - Crossfit Games
  • www.crossfit.com

What type of Gym is best for YOU?

Commercial Gym

  • Local gyms offer a variety of services and equipment
  • Allows many different types of lifting from bodybuilding, high intensity training, kettlebell training, group fitness (spin class)
  • Usually have personal trainers on staff to help with questions or new lifters
  • Social interactions with other people looking to better themselves

Home Gym

  • Local gym may be expensive or have terrible hours
  • Working out at home is completely on the person
  • Equipment can be found cheaply through sporting goods stores or online
  • Can be done in the living room with items found around the house
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