Weightlifting 101 for Women
March 03, 2022
Women often avoid lifting weights for fear of bulking up. They also bear the brunt of sexist remarks that only men should lift weights. There are even myths that it will reduce their chances of getting pregnant. Men and even fellow women undermine their capacity to carry heavyweights. All these have made women hesitant to start lifting weights even though one of their fitness goals is to build muscle and maintain muscle mass. Most women who go to the gym, even on a consistent basis, mostly stick with cardiovascular exercises. There is a low percentage of women who lift weights, not knowing how important strength training is regardless of your fitness goal. There are many benefits to lifting weights and in this article, we aim to convince every girl out there to finally start the practice. It is absolutely rewarding, to say the least, no matter what your gender is. Being consistent with the practice has the power to change your body and brain. Below are some of the benefits women will experience when they start a weight lifting routine.