In Just One Thing, Michael Mosley shows how dumbbells are actually a very smart move for both your physical and mental capacities.
How lifting weights could improve your body and your mind.
“Pumping iron” may conjure up images of muscly gym-goers sweating through a workout accompanied by over-the-top music, but developing a weight-lifting routine can be done easily at home. And the benefits can be huge.
The pros of weight training (also known in various forms as resistance training and strength training) go beyond simply toning the body and stronger muscles and bones – it helps maintain a healthy heart and immune system and can even improve brainpower and help you live longer.