Vary your workouts. Switch between light and heavy-lifting days, Change exercise every 5-6 weeks.

Lift weight if you want to lose weight. More lean tissue mass burns more calories.

Learn the principles. First, read on strength training.

Get an ok from your Doctor.



Hire an unqualified personal trainer. Be sure he or she is certified before commit.

Do too much at once. If you’re new to weight training, do a full body program that include one move per body part.

Expert results right away. It will take anywhere between 6 to 12 weeks to see and feel gains and changes in your body.

Overdo it. You may want to see changes quickly but if you overdo it, it will take longer in the long run.