Weight training is a type of strength training that uses weights for resistance. By creating a stress to the muscles performed with free weights (e.g. barbells and dumbbells) or by using weight machines, these exercises will enable muscles to be activated and get stronger.
It is important to select the right weight lifting method, not only at the beginning of your weight lifting routine, but also as your program progresses. Selecting the right weight lifting method depends on several factors such as:
It is usually best to begin with a relatively simple weight lifting method and keep it simple for your first few weight training sessions. As you make progress, you may want to modify your program by implementing more variation. When you are confident with more strength and understand your body well, you can advance with more body building training techniques.