Strength training is extremely important for women and due to the misconception that “using any form of weights or resistance will increase masculinity”, is FALSE.
Strength training is very important to help build lean toned sculptured bodies; it is also extremely beneficial to help prevent osteoporosis by reducing bone deterioration and increasing bone mass. With an increase in lean muscle mass there will be a decrease in body fat. Having more lean muscle mass increases your metabolism and gives you that tight, toned appearance!
The secret to achieving your fitness goals is through consistency, a healthy diet and lifestyle with a regular amount of exercise at least three times a week with a cardiovascular and strength component. This is the recommended amount of fitness training needed in order to achieve the maximum benefits.
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