Fitness Tip From Rosa – #42 // Lift Three Times a Week

Two will offer some benefits, and one is better than nothing but isn’t going to do much good. By contrast, more than three is not likely to give you enough time to recover in between workouts, which is when the strengthening of your muscles is happening. (Government recommendations for heart health include 30 minutes of the equivalent of brisk walking most days, so you might want to add a few days of that to this routine—it’s not going to interfere with recovery from the weights.)