Keeping fit goes in various forms such as running for a mile or lifting weights in some comfortable space. Basically, increasing metabolism helps to shed off excess weight as well as getting rid of the toxins that were seeking to deposit themselves into the blood vessels and cause clots or other complications. Lifting weights is a useful form of working out and should be done within safety parameters such as being aware of your surroundings throughout the session and having a partner who will come to the rescue when you need bailing out. It should be done on a regular basis to ensure that you do not lag behind or build up any toxins within the muscles and one is reminded to take in plenty of water as they workout. If you are feeling out of shape this holiday season, put in some effort into weightlifting and in less than a week, the results will stand out. Working out tons your muscles and makes your skin appear much softer and brighter which in a sense, makes for a better looking you as well as a more sophisticated complexion.