Barrier:

 

Lifting weights will make you look bulky

Busting it:

 

Some may avoid resistance training due to social stigmas or through fear of becoming the female hulk. Rest assured, testosterone is the key to increasing muscular size and men have 20 – 30 times the more testosterone than women, which is why they can bulk up so noticeably.

 

Women who regularly participate in resistance training can improve their health, boost metabolism, reduce the risk of Osteoporosis, and help develop good feelings about themselves. Strength training will also assist fat loss and help to keep it off.

 

Read more about strength & resistance training here.

Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Alex Hardy