Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Women Who Lift Weights Turn Into Men? (Part 2) :

Women Who Lift Weights Turn Into Men? (Part 2)
๐Ÿ‘‰ Women Who Lift Weights Turn Into Men? (Part 1)

Women Who Lift Weights Turn Into Men? (Part 2) :

It's important to understand that when you pick up a weight, the main goal is to work the muscle. If it's not at all challenging, then why bother? Resistance training has a purpose. To keep your muscles healthy, your bones strong and your mobility. The older you get, the more muscle you want as it will keep you living healthier. And the older you get the more muscle you tend to los'e. Another reason to build muscle through your life and not let it wither away because of atrophy.

But I'm getting way ahead of myself! Many women are worried about getting bulky if they workout weight weights.



There's a simple solution to that. How about just build muscle until she's satisfied with her appearance. Once she reaches that level, she can back off and just maintain. At that point, there's no need to stimulate new muscle growth but you can use resistance training to maintain an appearance.

This is where 'toning' comes in. Toning to me at least, means maintaining the muscle's natural tone through resistance. Keeping it in the shape it is currently.

Also keep in mind that a muscle will appear more tone when body fat is removed from the area.

So that's why cardio is an important aspect as well if she is looking to lean up. But as I've said before, there can be such a thing as too much cardio. So no need for marathon sessions please.

Bottom line...

In general women do not need any different routines then a man. It's the myth that has been around forever that men lift weights, women do cardio. It's simply wrong.


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