Many women I train are still under the misconception that weight training will give them large muscles and make them look masculine. Nothing could be further from the truth; weight training helps women develop beautiful, lean bodies rather than large, bulky muscles.
I see so many women who only perform cardio exercise each week, thinking it’s a magic weight loss method. They spend week after week on the treadmills and elliptical and wonder why they can’t lose weight.
I’ve been running for over 20 years and I definitely am in better shape when I lift weights more often and decrease my cardio workouts (especially long runs/extended cardio sessions) Believe it or not….
“I actually gained weight when training for a marathon; I neglected my weight training and lost lean muscle”
Here are four reasons women need to get off the treadmill and in the weight room:
1.Weight training increases your lean muscle mass and helps reduce body…
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