I have written much about workout and fitness for both men and women. Looking back, some are more relevant to ladies. So, I have compiled them accordingly in this post.
Some items are new whereas some are old tips:
1) In 1999, you can’t do spot reduction by working out hard on a specific body part. In year 2009, the fact stays the same. To reduce body fat, you have to cardiovascular exercise and weight training to increase your metabolism rate.
2) You have to give a new fitness program some time to deliver noticeable results. When you start cardiovascular and strength training, you might actually gain weight. Why? During the initial stage, you are most likely put on lean muscle faster than you are losing body fat. Because muscles are compact and heavier than fat, that is why your body weight may increase slightly. However, once you have kicked start your metabolism, your weight should start dropping.
3) Like it or not, your diet is still the key deciding factor of your weight loss battle. Don’t think that just because you go to gym often, that you can eat everything you want. However, I am not encouraging you to eat less. A well-balanced diet that includes lean protein, complex carbohydrates, and lots of fruits and veggies is important. Drink water and not coffee. Drink milk and not beer.
4) Train your body evenly. Many women will spend most time at the machine training inner thighs or butt. Other body parts are not so important for them. This approach is not correct because this will cause muscle imbalances and leads to injury, poor posture, and a worse physique. Just as you train equally on your left and right sides, train equally in the front and the back.
5) Weight training does not make you huge like wrestler. Women have less testosterone that men have, which means that their bodies are far less able to build big muscles. So, do not forget to incorporate weight training in your workout routine.
Category: Weight Training
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