Have you wondered which method of strength training is better, free weights or machines? The answer is that each has its advantages and disadvantages. The choice depends on your level of experience, your exercise goals, and your personal preference. Learn about each method to you decide if free weights or machines − or a combination of both – is right for you.
Lisa Fleming is a professional Health Coach who is certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE). She is the author of "Exercising Mom." She lives in Virginia with her husband and three children.