Nowadays, you can’t read about fitness without finding recommendations for women to lift weights…heavy weights. Statements like this might leave you scratching your head trying to determine just what qualifies as heavy lifting. The benefits of heavy lifting are many. I’ve highlighted a few. Visit for full article. #em2wl #heavylifting #strengthtraining
Shout out to all my strong powerlifting women who have the incredible patience to post bench press videos and deal with the inevitable dozens of comments you’ll receive about “OMG You’re Gonna Break Your Back” which are all of course being written by guys who are expert coaches, physical therapists and successful competitors. I’m sorry …
Increasing Deadlift and Squat Strength - If you’ve been lifting for a while and are ready to start pushing your maxes to the next level, it’s good to know a few basic tricks of the strength trade. Understanding what could help you to blast through your strength plateaus, will have you adding more plates to the bar, more often. #eatmore2weighless
Whether you’re trying to target your upper or lower back, like to workout with weights or prefer using no equipment, like exercises you can do at the gym or feel more comfortable at home, this collection of back workouts for women is for you! The routines in these videos will give you a sculpted back and shoulders, and may just be your ticket to kissing your muffin top away once and for all!
20-Minute Hit It Hard Full-Body Workout. Worry that you get bulky by lifting weights? Take Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel and Cameron Diaz who religiously lift weight but never bulked up. Weight training makes women lean, toned and sleek. Lay down your fear, hit they gym and give this workout a try.
Squats work the glutes, hamstrings, quad, back and core, making it a great total-body exercise. Once you’ve learned the basics of good form (described here), you’ll be ready to move on to these six super-effective squat variations that will do wonders for your strength, flexibility, physique and power.
The rise of women who lift heavy and train hard has been a long time coming. Yet female athletes of all types still face the disgusting wrath of Twitter trolls and worse for participating in these traditionally masculine activities. And although we know there isn't one body type that universally