Do you want to try weight lifting, but have no idea where to start? These tips will help you to feel more confident approaching the weights room so you can get closer to achieving your goals.
Fitness marketing that is geared specifically towards women is often just a hodgepodge of tips for slimming down, 5-minute miracle workouts and a list of superfoods that promise to banish belly fat without any extra work. While a combination of these tips along with a killer workout routine may work well for some, one thing is glaringly missing from women's fitness advertising, real weight training tips for women who want to build muscle. But the fear of bulking up and other crazy weight training myths are enough to keep some women —side-eyeing Gwyneth Paltrow right now— from lifting anything more than 3 pounds during their workouts!