Weight Training Programs Los Alamos NM

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Transformations
(505) 662-7964
3801 Arkansas Ave
Los Alamos, NM
 
Pinon Park Pool
(505) 672-3247
104 Bryce Ave
Los Alamos, NM
 
YMCA
(505) 662-3100
1450 Iris St
Los Alamos, NM
 
Los Alamos Fitness Center
(505) 662-5232
771 Central Ave
Los Alamos, NM
 
Jazzercise White Rock Community Building
(505) 690-1645
10 Sherwood Blvd.
White Rock, NM
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Jazzercise

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Canyon Vista Pool Association
(505) 672-3610
361 Aragon Ave
Los Alamos, NM
 
Curves Los Alamos County
967 Central Ave.
Los Alamos, NM
 
Curves Los Alamos County NM
967 Central Ave.
Los Alamos, NM
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Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Jazzercise Los Alamos Church Of Christ
(505) 412-1445
2323 Diamond Dr.
Los Alamos, NM
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Jazzercise

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Atlas Fitness Center
(505) 753-5748
1316 Calle Adelante
Espanola, NM
 
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Will You Bulk up from Weight Training?

Woman BodyI’ve heard it over and over again from women: “I don’t want to lift heavy weights because I’m going to get bulky.” The fact is, that unless a woman does professional weight training and takes enhancements, such as steroids or testosterone, she will not get bulky. Women don’t produce enough testosterone to gain huge amounts of muscle mass. The women that you see who are very bulky (professional body builders) use anabolic steroids and other drugs to achieve that level of muscularity. Women, however, who do weight training get firm, lose body fat , and effectively decrease cellulite.

So, if you couldn’t tell, I’m a huge advocate for weight training. Different weight training programs often achieve different goals. Specifically, there are three types of sets that are typically done, each resulting in three different types of results:

Low weight / high number of repetitions (12 – 15): Best a toning muscle to give them shape, but not necessarily strength or dimension. Moderate weight / moderate number of repetitions (10 – 12): Best at building strength, without necessarily building muscle size. Heavy weight / low number of repetitions (8 – 10): Best at building muscle (not bulk!) and burning fat.

Each of these types of exercises are important to a weight training program. Why? Because when you weight train, it is best to keep your muscles on their toes . What I mean by this is that you should not do any exercise for too long (more than two weeks). Otherwise, your muscles become used to the move and/or exercise, and adapts to it. As a result, your workout doesn’t challenge the muscles enough to see real results . To be sure that your weight training program is really doing its job (after all, you sure are!) it is best to incorporate each type of set into your routine to continually see results. Further, this strategy will ensure you lose the most fat, and will look as lean as you want.

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