Weight Training For Women The Secret To Developing A Sexy Body!

by Ed Foley - The Fighting Florist on March 9, 2011

in Health And Fitness

Weight training for women is an often overlooked part of female exercise regimens. However, training with weights has gotten an undeserved reputation for causing women to bulk up, which could not be farther from the truth.

In fact, weight training is the best way for a woman to get a toned, sculpted body.

Not only that, but it can even help many to change their natural body type, giving them curves only where they want them and none where they do not.

When learning about the best practices in weight training for women, it is important to consider both the manner in which these exercises should be done, as well as the diet that is necessary to get the results that you are looking for.

By ensuring that both of these factors are in check, you will find yourself on the road to getting your ideal body and shedding extra pounds.

Even if you are not in a position to work with a trainer, all of these steps are easy to follow on your own so don’t fall into the fallacy that weight training for women will take anything from your femininity.

Weight Training For Women – Exercise Regimen

Instead of dealing with the specific exercises that a weight training for women routine should include, this section will deal more broadly with the components that should be present.

Weight Training For Women In order to get the best results possible, it is necessary to hit the gym at least three times a week.

This schedule will give your muscles time to rest between sessions, while still stimulating them enough to increase muscle tone and speed your metabolism for weight loss.

Free weights should always play a central role in any weight training for women regimen that you follow.

Most weight training programs are structured around the use of free weights and dumbbells. These are, by far, the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym, capable of working both the upper and the lower body.

Even if you do not want to add bulk, it is a good idea to do fewer than 10 repetitions with the heaviest weights that you can handle to work out efficiently and ensure that you are consistently challenging your body.

Incorporating a mix of isometric exercises into your workout will also help to encourage tone.

Weight Training For Women – The Ideal Diet For Maximum Fitness

Even if your goal is to shed a few extra pounds during your weight training for women program, it is important to ensure that you are eating enough every day to allow your muscles to build and repair.

The key component of a weight training for women diet that will encourage muscle building is lean protein.

Some of the best sources for this type of protein are fish, chicken and some types of beans and nuts.

Eating your recommended daily allowance of protein each day will not increase your calorie count, but will give you the energy you need to stick to your plan.

Green, leafy vegetables are another important part of any good weight training for women diet.

They are an essential source of the vitamins and minerals that one needs to get and remain healthy, and can serve as a replacement for high calorie carbohydrates that can add bulk to one’s frame.

Whenever possible, eating them raw will increase the benefits that are enjoyed when adding them to a diet.

For some really healthy diet recipes that could improve your results ten fold take a look at Healthy Diet Recipes to compliment any Weight Training for Women program.

By following the guidelines outlined above, you can get the strong, healthy body and higher energy levels that we all crave.

Any good weight training for women plan should include a regular exercise regimen and a healthy, well-rounded diet.

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