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Should Women Lift Heavy Weight?

Women Weight Lifting

There has been a debate over the long period about Women’s weight lifting. “Lifting heavy is the key to leaning out, building metabolism-revving muscle,” says certified strength and conditioning specialist Holly Perkins, author of Lift to Get Lean and originator of Women’s Strength Nation. Toss the light dumbbells and start moving some serious weight.

Cross fits are a way to be more confident and make one more capable of lifting. Being fit is one of those things that a person should do prevent all health hazards. Women are putting these days more strongly in for heavy lifting. This makes them feel more Feminine and stronger. This girl’s got guns. “Lifting heavy has helped me in more ways than one,” says Tiffany. “I have confidence now that never existed when I was just skin and bones.” -Tiffany.

Cross Fit

Usually, pregnancy in a women’s life is the time when there is a significant transformation which results in the number going up. Women end up gaining 70 to 80 pounds. Women’s should refrain from overlooking their health and indulge in various physical activities. Regular exercise let lose weight and also remain physically fit and mentally robust. As because when you work for your body, you end up loving it. Lifting heavy weights transforms the body and it is a myth that your body takes the shape of a bulky man. Ironically, Women’s body gets more fit and stronger.

For skinner women, you end up gaining weight, but that weight makes you feel stronger and confident. Jennifer has gained more than 20 pounds since she started lifting, but she’s leaner than ever. “I feel better, I feel more confident, and my body can do things I never imagined that it could do.” -Jennifer, @jenniferhurdy. 

Personal trainers have started working on the core strength, which in turns builds the core strength. Although we can’t deny that men and women have a lot of hormonal difference, women’s tend to change sizes after lifting, and some even manage to hit 250 pounds dead-lifts and up to 220-pound squats.

Woman Squatting

Doing all this pays and the hard work that one individual put in and the cumulative efforts with all the blood, sweat, and tears in the gym. Women’s you are interested can even make a career out of it. Women you start to fulfill physical needs and keep their body in shape and end up lifting 250 to 300 pounds should make their careers in this field. All this can also result in the person becoming an inspiration for others, and they end up motivating others and making many people achieve their dreams and physical health.  

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Nowadays, people end up comparing cardio if you need to blast fat and get in shape nothing can stop you. Experts see heavy lifting as a boon for women and not only advise women to lift weights but lift heavier weights. However, why is that the experts believe so?

Women Lifting Heavy weight

Study’s reveals heavy lifting torch more body fat than the regular cardio program. Building more muscle and you will keep burning body fat all day long. The science behind this theory is as follows. “Lifting weights helps in increasing your lean body mass, which increases the number of overall calories you burn during the day,” says Jacque Crockford, CSCS and spokesperson for the American Council on Exercise. In the lights of the recent study’s the combination of a low-calorie diet and weight training resulted in more fat burn than the blend of low calorie and outdoor walking workouts. This clearly shows that people lose more fat, especially when they do the lift. It has also been observed that cardio burns both fats and muscles, but weight lifting burns practically entirely body fat. 

Muscles Building With Weight Lifting

Another fact that we should know about is that our body is born with places to stored fats. Now a study done by the University of Alabama study found that a woman who did cardio had not burned fats as much as the women who do extensive weight lifting. This shows heavy lifting not only burns fats but also decreases your chance of you getting a metabolic syndrome or diabetes and protects you from getting some of the deadly cancers. Also making a mention of the abs you develop while strengthening your core without even trying.

The study also shows that women produce only 5 to 10% of the amount of testosterone that men produce, which limits the muscle-building possibility in comparison to men. So, when women want to gain weight, they have to live inside the weight room. 

When we compare our performance, the core ability is put to the test. The core strengthening is done in a number of ways by the weight lifting, which involves working on the gut and often maintaining and tightening of the core muscles. You can burn more calories in an hour if you do weight lifting instead of cardio. A study published in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research has found out that women who did weight lifting burns an average of more than 100 calories in a session that the one training in cardio.

Muscles Strengthening

Another study of International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Metabolism stated that a 100 min strength training session,16 hours after the workout burning about an average of 60 more calories that the individual women who workouts in terms of cardio. And the results increase as the individual women who work out by lifting weights increases the weight. Women who lifted heavier weights tend to burn double the fat than the ones who did more reps with lighter weights. Weight lifting doesn’t only train your muscles; it trains your bones

 “Strength has a funny way of bleeding into all areas of your life, in the gym and out,” says Jen Sinker, an Olympic lifting coach, kettle-bell instructor, and author of Lift Weights Faster. By challenging yourself always to do things you never thought possible, your confidence grows. “Weight lifting empowers you,” she says.