FOCUS ON BUILDING MUSCLE
They weigh the same (because 5 pounds = 5 pounds) but muscle is smaller, tighter, and burns more calories than fat!
HOW DO I BUILD MUSCLE?
It’s actually just the opposite: If you want to lose weight, you need to lift! Strength training raises the metabolism and can lead to more fat loss than cardio alone!
DO WEIGHTS MAKE WOMEN BIG & BULKY?
We hear this all the time: I know I should lift… but I don’t want to look like a guy! Don’t worry, women have about 20 times less testosterone than men, so as your muscles develop they will become tighter and more toned, but not huge.
Building muscle fortifies your bones, ligaments, and tendons. This minimizes your risk of injury and makes everyday life easier as you lift, bend, and stretch!
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