Should Women Lift Weights?

Of course they should.

Women are often afraid to lift weights for fear they will look too “bulky”, but actually

that’s not what happens.

 

Women can and should do weight lifting exercises if they want to shed body fat and achieve a toned physique. Strength training 30 to 40 minutes twice a week for 4 months, could increase an average woman’s resting metabolism by 100 calories a day, meaning you’ll be burning calories even when you’re not exercising. Weight training will also improve bone density, overall strength, fitness and is a great stress reducer.

 

Anyone telling a woman she shouldn’t lift weights because she’ll get “Too bulky and look like a man” has no idea what they’re talking about. Period.

 

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