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True or False: Women will get big if they weight train

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katie225 katie225 10 years
i must be the exception to the rule. i get slimmer when i don't do weight training and only do cardio. of course, i'm a very muscular person naturally. i feel like when i do one push up, i grow five pounds of muscle. yeah, i'm not in the best shape i could be, but when i was (cheerleading plus swim team plus being a teenager), i still was gigantic because of all my muscles. sucks to be me.
J_Stone J_Stone 10 years
ok i was at the gym yesterday and i overheard this woman talking about how she doesn't do weight lifting because she is worried she is going to get big...i totally thought to myself, that is so not true.
JessNess JessNess 10 years
I love weight training! I had such great tone last year from it. plus it slimmed my thighs down a touch
Griffin73 Griffin73 10 years
My wife took a weight training class at college. She lost weight and had more energy then ever before. Plus she had fun doing it. She did get muscular at all, just toned.
Fitness Fitness 10 years
FALSE A woman has about one-third the testosterone compared to their male counterparts, which really means that they are not going to bulk up like men do. The women you may see that super big are not doing it naturally. If you’re carrying excessive body fat and building muscle, then you might look a little bulky at first, but if you start to reduce body fat, soon enough you will be able to see lean, defined muscles.
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