3 Reasons Women Should Lift Weights

If your fitness plans aren’t giving you the results you need then you may be missing something from your routine, resistance training. Here are three reasons to debunk the myth that lifting weights is just for men:

More effective toning When we tend to think about weights the first thing that pops into our minds are people who body build and this stereotype is incorrect. Yes, you can weight-lift to gain in size and muscle but you can also use resistance training to help you burn more calories effectively during and after exercise.

Bone Health As we get older we’re at risk of losing muscle mass and bone mass. Resistance training is a great way to stop the loss and helps to keep up your balance, coordination and so much more.

Stress Relief Any form of exercise is a great way to relieve stress. When you exercise you’re boosting your feel-good endorphin’s which can help distract you from your daily worries and can even help you to improve cognitive function and memory. So go ahead ladies, let’s feel strong and determined and get to lifting!