""
Does female weight-lifting mean gaining large muscles?

Does female weight-lifting mean gaining large muscles?

Most females want to have a slim, fit body and not be considered having “masculine” features. Luckily the standards of our society have changed; now any woman can change her life however she wants, including her body. Weight-lifting was considered for a very long time a male-only activity and one of the main reasons why women did not participate because they assumed that this would give them large muscles. Is this true?

Weight-lifting, in general, will tone the muscles and help increase them. However, it is difficult, especially as a female, to gain large muscles without doing it on purpose. To gain large muscles you would have to train constantly for months and maintain a diet based on proteins. If you only lift small to medium weights, there will be no significant increase in your muscles, but it will tone your muscles and be an obvious improvement in your body.

When you have larger muscles, you also burn more calories and you can move with ease. Many women get scared when they see the numbers on the scale going up, but this only happens because muscles are heavier than fat; you can lose extra inches on your abdomen, but you gain muscles so you have the feeling that you are gaining weight. If you look at the changes in your body objectively, you will notice how much more fit you look now, and how much your body has changed.

There are different types of training and different sets of exercise; each one is designed to make certain changes in your body. Find out what is suitable for you and your body, and how much are you willing to work to get in shape.

What's Hottest

Get the Leatest & The Hottest News Around You

Exercising is important to girls of all ages and music is the best companion. Following a rhythm is a fun and very effective way of kicking a good cardio. Exercising, as we all know, helps you have a healthier heart, increases muscle mass, circulation, and prevents obesity, among other things. Of…

Volleyball: Volley ball is a group sport which involves 6 people on each side of a net. This popular sport is mostly played indoors, although beach volleyball is a played outdoors. The gear needed for this sport: knee pads, elbow pads, a volley ball, and a net. Soccer: Girl’s soccer is fast…

Regular exercise can keep us active and healthy but the same routine can become boring after a while and make us lose interest in doing exercises. There has to be a motivator or motivation to return to the gym and continue exercising. Create a goal that can be achieved. If you are working out or…

Most females want to have a slim, fit body and not be considered having “masculine” features. Luckily the standards of our society have changed; now any woman can change her life however she wants, including her body. Weight-lifting was considered for a very long time a male-only…

Keeping yourself fit is not an easy job, especially if you don’t have an army of personal trainers to help you. As a woman, you know how important it is to have a toned butt; skirts look good, dresses fit just perfectly and you can feel fabulous in skinny jeans. If you are sick of jogging and…

People who are leaving in Flemington have something to smile about as a boutique fitness studio in the community is offering fitness classes this summer free. It is highly rare for a boutique fitness studio to offer fitness classes for free and thus the news that Sphericality will be doing just…

Recent News

What Our Admins Have Posted Recently

Buttons are hazardous for babies; that is, they can pull them off and may choke on them when you are not looking. It’s not just the trouble of choking, but buttons can be a pain to deal with on a newborn or a wriggly new baby. Buttons are cute, but alternatives will make your life much easier.…

Riding bicycles are an important part of a child's development. We see an annual estimate of 200 deaths and over 153,000 cases of head injuries amongst children in the United States. Lids for Kids events are held in Michigan on bike safety and prevention of injury by demonstrating the use of…

Sleep is easily the most valuable currency for new parents. A baby’s sleeping patterns are erratic at best, leaving parents exhausted and doing their best to cope (usually with a lot of coffee!) To best navigate this difficult period, here are some helpful tips: Have a consistent routine. This…

There are some situations where bureaucracy interferes with common sense and human compassion. At the moment, there is a perfect example of this type of scenario in Malta, as a number of women face eviction from shelters due to circumstances beyond their control. Specifically, they have gone to the…

Kaboodle Kids is an amazing indoor playground in Singapore, considered by many parents to be the best place in the country. The little ones can enjoy their time and learn how to be creative, and their parents can relax watching them. If you expect to see a crowded, colorful place filled with toys,…

As a parent, you want to be sure that your child is always protected. It’s not easy to make the decision to leave your child with a nanny when you are at work, but it sometimes is necessary. This requires some serious thought and a lot of preparation; you have to do everything in your power to…