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This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Female Weight Training
Men and women alike should train with weights to better their body composition goals.

Men and women alike should train with weights to better their body composition goals.

There are more schools of thoughts on weight training for men and women that I, or anyone of us, could possibly count. One trainer will say one thing, and another trainer will swear by something on the complete opposite side of the spectrum.

Men know they should train with weights to add muscle mass and look good naked. Women, however, have somehow created this self-fulfilling prophecy and negative stigma towards training with weights. Why? No freakin’ idea!

Attention Women – Lift Weights!

Contrary to popular belief, women SHOULD train with weights. BodyBuilding.com has a very well written article on gender-specific weight training.

Venus Factor - Weight loss for women videoIn a nutshell, the article states very clearly that women should in fact train with weights. Women tend to avoid weights like the plague because they continue to think they will get “too bulky.” That’s a bunch of bullshit. An old wive’s tale, if you will.

Getting bulky or getting skinny or getting toned or changing your body composition in general is all based on your diet and the training methods that one incorporates. Continue Reading…