Weightlifting keeps age-related diseases and conditions at bay for longer. Anand Singh trains with weights five times a week at House of Fitness in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Weightlifting keeps age-related diseases and conditions at bay for longer. Anand Singh trains with weights five times a week at House of Fitness in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Wellness

Weight training keeps you lean and boosts brain and heart health, studies find. This Hong Kong banker doesn’t need convincing

  • People who exercise with weights are leaner and have a lower risk of heart disease and cognitive decline as they age, according to recent studies
  • Anand Singh began lifting weights at the age of 25 and says it improves his mood, concentration and sleep. He intends to continue weight training as he ages

Weightlifting keeps age-related diseases and conditions at bay for longer. Anand Singh trains with weights five times a week at House of Fitness in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Weightlifting keeps age-related diseases and conditions at bay for longer. Anand Singh trains with weights five times a week at House of Fitness in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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