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The weight room
 
 
Welcome to the JCM weight room.

Here are a few reasons why exercising is good for you...
 
• Reduces your risk of getting heart disease.
• Increases your lever of muscle strength.
• Improves the functioning of your immune system.
• Helps you to more effectively manage stress.
• Helps you to lose weight -- especially fat weight.
• Improves the likelihood of survival from a myocardial infarction (heart attack).
• Can help relieve the pain of tension headaches.
• Improves your body's ability to use fat for energy during physical activity.
• Helps preserve lean body tissue.
• Reduces the risk of developing hypertension (high blood pressure).
• Increases the density and breaking strength of ligaments and tendons.
• Improves coronary (heart) circulation.
• Increases circulating level of HDL (good) cholesterol.
• Assists in efforts to stop smoking.
• Reduces your risk of developing Type 2 (non-insulin dependent) diabetes.
• Can help improve short-tem memory in older individuals.
• Helps to maintain weight loss -- unlike dieting, alone.
• Reduces your anxiety level.
• Helps control blood pressure in people with hypertension.
• Reduces the viscosity of your blood.
• Reduces vulnerability to various cardiac dysrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms).
• Lowers your resting heart rate.
• Helps to boost creativity.
• Reduces your risk of having a stroke.
• Helps you to burn excess calories.
• Increases your cardiac reserve.
• Improves your physical appearance.
• Increases the amount of blood the heart pumps with each beat.
• Improves your self-esteem.
• Reduces your susceptibility to develop a clot in an artery that supplies the heart with blood.
• Helps you to relax.
• Reduces the risk of developing breast cancer.
• Improves your overall quality of life.
 
Rules
• clean shoes only
• adult supervision at all times
• do not leave weights on the floor