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
The 5 Hip-Strengthening Exercises Every Runner Should Do
Strength training doesn't make you "bulky", and for women it won't make you "manly". This type of training burns more total calories up to 48 hours post training than cardio; focuses on fat loss and lean muscle growth/retention. Cardio decreases weight including muscle mass, and mainly only burns the calories used for time of training only. Not saying to ditch cardio, but do strength training just as much if not more.
Running is about more than just hitting the pavement. Strength training is crucial to improving form, efficiency and pace, and adding resistance bands to your workout is an easy, low-stress way to build strength in the muscles runners use most. We teamed up with Theraband to bring you the best resistance band exercises to make you a faster, stronger runner in no time. Click to find "Resistance Band Exercises for Runn…