Strength training provides an extra spike in metabolism for up to an hour post workout. It will melt away more 25% more calories just by doing nothing after a good strength training workout.
Strength training also increases bone density, boosts stamina, improves focus, and manages some chronic conditions, including back pain, arthritis, obesity, heart disease and diabetes.
*Disclaimer: The aforementioned is not to be construed as medical or professional fitness advice. Please always consult the advice of a physician, nutritionist, or other medical personnel before beginning any fitness or nutritional program.