All though we all wish to have a great physique and wanting to enjoy a healthy life style sometimes it can be hard to adopt some regular exercise patterns to get the health and fitness level that we desire. Today most of the people like to do strength exercise which can help them big and strong muscles but it can be very confusing particularly for the beginners and also for the people who have not lifted any weight for a long time. People tend to get confuse whether they should opt for weight machines or should use free weights. In this situation if you are aware of advantages and disadvantages you are more likely to make a well informed decision.
For beginners it is most recommended to use weight machines for multiple reasons. They are incredibly supportive which is blessing for those who are learning some new exercises. It allow you lift heavy weights without any support and also at the same time is great for people rehabbing injuries.
Moreover it is extremely easy to use weight machines as they have a fixed path and have instructions and diagrams posted so you can use them on your own without anyone’s guidance. Also they are less intimidating as bunch of dumbbells or weights can confuse many people to understand the things that they need to do with those dumbbells or weight. They help you to understand what muscles you are working with and what effects it can have on those muscles. One of their biggest advantage is that they are time saving as you would not have to take the time out to change the weights.
These weight machines provide you several benefits whereas on the other hands some people argue that they are too supportive and due to their fixed path they don’t let you to work on your weaknesses and limits your body not to work naturally. But now times have changes as they are many new designed weight machines that are there available in the market which are more versatile and have more functional training features. They will demand you to have higher learning curve and put some extra effort and skills to strengthen and build your muscles.
Remember on the other hand it can be extremely hard for the beginners to work well with the free weights as they are extremely hard to learn as they require some intense skills and coordination to make the most out of them. Yes although they are versatile as you can use them for various exercises but also there is a risk of injuries is well as there is not any fixed path that you have to follow. They come with the risk of causing your body some serious injuries as you can easily put your body in the wrong position. Moreover whereas weight machines let you know what muscle you are working with and with free weights and dumbbells there are so many exercises for you to do so you can get easily confused from where to begin.