In blog 6 (http://tsukinegradprogram.blogspot.com/2016/06/base-building.html), I discussed the importance of building a good base in order to prevent injury. I also offered a few key assets to building a good base which included, repetition in workouts and workouts that would generally be featured in an offseason workout for base building as far as running is involved. This blog, I’m going to discuss the reasons why weight training is necessary and how it aids injury prevention.
1. Fights Osteoporosis: As we get older, our muscle mass deteriorates. Weight training helps slow down the process of losing muscle mass.
1. 13 Benefits of Weightlifting That No One Tells You About. (2016). Retrieved June 07, 2016, from http://www.livestrong.com/slideshow/1008208-13-benefits-weightlifting-one-tells/
2. 12 Reasons You Should Lift Weights. (n.d.). Retrieved June 07, 2016, from http://www.active.com/fitness/Articles/12-Reasons-You-Should-Lift-Weights