What is Strength Training?
Strength training is one of the key components of any successful fitness programme. In conjunction with cardio and a diet plan, strength training not only helps you to lose weight and get you in great shape, it strengthens the muscles and creates a body more resistant to pain and injury. Combined with chiropractic care and massage therapy, strength training as part of a personal fitness programme can help stop pain from recurring.
While cardio workouts have an incredible effect on how well your body runs, strength training is going to drastically change how your body looks. Toning muscle and achieving the physique that you want means working with free weights and performing functional exercises.
What Does Strength Training Do?
As part of a complete fitness and nutrition plan, strength training offers a number of benefits past just increasing muscle mass.
Raise your metabolism
More muscle means that more calories are being burnt. While cardio exercises and healthy eating can help you lose weight, nothing keeps the weight off better than the increased metabolism that strength training brings.
The stronger key skeletal muscles are the less prone you’ll be to injury. If you suffer from back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain or other recurring injuries, it’s likely that strength training could seriously help.
Makes you stronger
As the name implies, strength training makes you stronger – though not just physically. By helping you to lose weight, tone the body and prevent injury, strength training can improve confidence and give you the ability lead the life that you want to lead.
Is Strength Training Right for Me?
At Velca Health Centre in Howick, Auckland, we recommend strength training as part of any personal fitness program that we create. Our goal is to help you get healthy and stay healthy, and we find that strength training plays a big role in that. Commitment to a strength and fitness program in conjunction with our chiropractic and massage therapy services can help you to break free from your pain.
We don’t believe in temporary solutions – the team at Velca work with you and set goals geared towards a permanent solution to your pain and lasting results. Our holistic approach to health combines all three aspects of our unique Velca Methodto get you where you want to be. Talk to us about our personal training programmes and how strength training can help you.
Correct – Relax – Strengthen - Maintain
At Velca, we approach pain with a multi-step method that aims to correct, relax, strengthen and maintain the body – supporting good health and providing permanent solutions rather than temporary fixes. Through a mix of our services, you’ll find that the Velca Method is by far the most effective to ease suffering and inspire healthy living.
Chiropractic – Through chiropractic care, we aim to correct spinal dysfunction, bad posture and habits that lead to pain. The chiropractic services we offer are the first step to identifying problems, alleviating suffering and breaking free from pain.
Massage Therapy – Helping you to relax, loosen the muscles and find relief, massage therapy is our second step that improves circulation and works pain out of the body. Relaxing is a key part of eliminating pain while it paves the way to improve your overall health and well being.
Physiotherapy - Aims to restore function and independence in people who have a condition caused by physical, neurological or cardio-respiratory disorders. Through a combination of massage, exercise and mobilisation, physiotherapy can improve mobility, functional ability, and overall quality of life.
Personal strength and fitness training – Fortifying the body through personal fitness and better health, our fitness programs are tailored to you to help strengthen the body and prevent pain from returning. We want to enable you to break free from pain to live a healthier, more enjoyable life.
Visit the Velca Health Centre in Howick for a holistic approach to your well being. We don’t just offer chiropractic services, we work to better your life in every aspect by improving your health and preventing pain from returning. Break free from pain – call us today to find relief through chiropractic care, massage therapy, physiotherapy, personal training, and a positive focus on fitness and health.
If you are unsure about which of our services is best suited to help you get better, please ask us about our complimentary no charge check ups.