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Benefits of Strength Training for Women: Increased Fat Loss and More!


Strength Training For Women
Strength Training For Women

Doing cardio is not the solution to increased fat loss. Yes, you read that right. For many years, cardio was the go-to advice for women seeking greater fat loss. Run longer. Walk further. Spend more time on the elliptical. Go to more aerobic classes. What was eliminated, though, was increasing strength and building muscle.

This is not to say that cardio is not important. It is! Yet, strength training and development is just as important. In the past, it was often thought that weight lifting would result in them bulking up like a linebacker. Women worried about looking too manly. Most women today have a much better understanding of the benefits of strength training. Let’s look at some of those benefits here, as well as some important tips to consider when starting (or continuing) your strength training routine.

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Losing The Last 10 (Stubborn!) Pounds


fat in the human body
fat in the human body

After shedding excess pounds and slimming down, it feels great to be near to your ideal weight goal. Many people find, though, that those last 10 pounds seem impossible to lose. Even those that manage to shed the last 10 often tend to gain them back.

Why are those 10 so hard to lose?

Body weight is not an exact equation. Crossing the threshold from overweight to a healthy weight is a great choice. However, a “healthy weight” does not leave you lean and thin. To shed the last 10 pounds means that you have to be more than healthy. You have to be fit.

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Kettlebell The Incredible Workout Tool


kettlebell exercises
kettlebell exercises

The kettlebell is a round shaped free weight, with a flat base and an arced handle. The simple and innocent look contradicts its usefulness as an amazing exercise tool used by Russians and the Russian Army to keep very fit. They are small and portable, hence, can be manipulated in several ways by throwing, juggling, pressing, holding and moving them.
They are very effective for weight loss, toning of body muscles, improving cardiovascular fitness and strength, maintaining joint health, improving mobility and stability. We shall look at some popular exercise routines that can be carried out using the kettle bell.

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