Women and strength training: What to know

Strength training will help the average woman lose more fat than she’ll gain in muscle Metro ServiceWomen often fall victim to false information circulating about lifting weights. By getting educated, women can do much to improve their workouts. ■ Metro Service Strength training should be an important part of women’s workout regimens. Despite this, the National Center for Health Statistics says only about 20 percent of women lift weights. Poor advice may be to blame. Women often fall victim to false information circulating about lifting weights. By getting educated, women can do much to improve their workouts. One of the more widely circulated myths regarding women and weightlifting is that women

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