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Is it enough to train 3 xs/wk with body resistance, 5lb weights,bands & small ball for strength training?

I am a 39 year old woman; I consider myself to be in good shape.

I do at least 3 days of intense cardio.

I also do 3 days of a class that has a mix of core, balance, and strength training. The strength training includes body resistance (i.e., push-ups, tricep dips, planks, squats, lunges). We use 5 pound weights for bi/tri and small/large bands (bicep, shoulders, legs, etc) and small ball (inner thigh). The routines change every week, and I am always sore about 2 days later. I love it. It's not pilates or yoga, but feels more like that than the gym.

I have read a lot how you should increase your weight with strength training. There are also a few ladies that used to take it & have moved on to bootcamps/crossfit. I feel like my body really enjoys the classes, however, & I get what I want for my strenth. Is what I am doing enough?


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