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What is Weight Training?
As the name suggests, weight training is simply "exercising with weights". It is often referred to as strength training or resistance training. It includes exercises that lift your own body weight, such as push-ups or chin-ups. The aim of weight-training is to raise strength levels in order to improve general physical fitness. Don't confuse weight-training with weight-lifting, or bodybuilding.
Types of Weight Training
Weight Training Exercises
In addition to lifting weights or using gym apparatus, weight-training may also include exercises which involve lifting the body against the resistance of gravity. Examples of such exercises include: squat-thrusts, chin-ups, push-ups, ab-crunches and so on. Weight training simply means adding resistance/load to the muscles natural movements, to make them work harder and thus grow stronger.
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