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Weight Training for Women

Weight Training forWomen
There is a common misconception that lifting weights would make women big and bulky. With R2F starting its weight training classes, one of the most frequently asked questions we receive is “is weight training suitable for women?”.
Given today’s fast paced lifestyle, the part exercising plays in our lives is becoming increasingly important. However, we repeatedly feel there is a lack of time or energy (or both) that prevents us from finding ENOUGH time to workout. Although cardiovascular exercises (such as running, walking, swimming) all have some health benefits, adding strength training to your fitness regimen can allow you to achieve your fitness goals more effectively. Here are some reasons all women should incorporate weight training into their workout routines:
·Burns more calories: As you lift more weights you increase your lean muscle mass. The good news here is according to several studies, it was found that 1 pound (0.45 kgs) of muscle burns about 10 c…