Women and Weight Lifting—All Pros, No Cons
There are so many myths that still persist in the weight room. One of the most persistent is that weight lifting will make women bulky with big muscles. Many women also prefer to concentrate the majority of their workouts in cardio like cardio classes or machines like treadmills, ellipticals, or AMT's. After all, their ultimate goal is usually weight loss which begins with calorie burning. Wouldn’t they be interested in knowing that strength training, weight lifting, resistance training, or whatever you want to call it is the most effective way to develop lean muscle mass which gives you that toned appearance. It also increases your metabolism because muscle at rest burns more calories than fat at rest.
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