Lifting Weights Will Make Women Look Bulky
Many women tend to stick to lighter weights or avoid strength training altogether for fear of looking "bulky" and being too muscular. This is an age-old myth that needs to die.
"No amount of weight lifted will make a woman look bulky and manly!" Trudie said. "Women simply do not have enough testosterone to accomplish this. Lifting weights will increase lean muscle mass and reduce your body fat percentage to reveal a toned physique. Weightlifting has also been proven to increase bone strength and reduce the risk of osteoporosis."
So don't be afraid of the weight room — here's a four-week plan to get you started.