How Lifting Weights Can Help Women Reach Their Fitness Goals
How often to you tear in to the weights room at the gym and just see guys there and no women?
Every gym had rack of free weights, barbells and plates yet very few women use them, they tend to circumvent the weights are and head over to hit the cardio machines.
They could well be missing a trick by doing so, too.
Studies have shown that resistance training benefits women as they age, it helps increase bone density, improve overall health and raises the metabolism which helps burn fat.
By adding weight training exercise to your routine, it helps create a ‘health pension’ which allows you to lead a fuller life when you get older.
However, the general consensus is that women should lift weights as it will make them too ‘bulky’.