Many of you women out there may have been avoiding the weights area of the gym out of fear for gaining muscle.
This is the opposite of what you should be doing!
You should be in that weights area 2-3 times per week!
Have no fear! Women do not carry the adequate testosterone levels to grow to the size of a typical male gym member. The benefits of strength training for women should be enough to convince you to hit the weights:
- You’ll burn more fat – Yes that’s right. When you gain more muscle, your metabolism will increase and you will be burning more calories and therefore more fat!
- Increase your bone density – Strength training is perfect for increasing your bone density which is more important than you think it is. With an increased bone density you’ll have lowered risks for bone breakage!
- Strength works for all ages – No matter what your age is, you can still complete strength training. The great thing about strength training is the way it can be modified to anyone’s particular needs!
- You’ll feel fantastic! – Strength training has the uncanny ability to release the feel good chemicals in the brain. Leaving you feeling strong, confident and happy after a solid strength session!