"Do I really have to strength train every... single... day?" If you're getting into this strength training stuff, this may be a thought going through your head. Short answer: no. Long answer: it depends.
Weight training is Stellabotte's forte. He has trained champion bodybuilders, as well as professional athletes, triathletes, and members of the general public. According to Stellabotte, weight training is the only way to sculpt your body.
At the end of the day, training has got to be enjoyable. Even for my professional athletes who do this for a living, I find we have to keep things fun and interesting. So pick a goal and get focused, but always remember to have fun!
What many people don't realize about lifting weights is that in addition to the physical benefits you'll gain, it has the ability to expand your life in so many other ways. Here are just a few of the ways you might see your life improve when you start lifting weights.
Although aerobic exercise -- things like running, bicycling, swimming, and dancing -- are good workouts for your heart and lungs and help you lose weight, these aren't going to help you maintain your strength.