Weight Training Programs Lynchburg VA

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Central Virginia Community Services: Therapeutic Day Treatment Services
(434) 455-1000
3410 Old Forest Road
Lynchburg, VA
Premier Fitness For Women
(434) 847-5088
2323 Memorial Ave
Lynchburg, VA
New Fitness
(434) 239-0111
3412 Waterlick Rd # R
Lynchburg, VA
(434) 582-1900
801 Wyndhurst Dr
Lynchburg, VA
Renaissance Academy Of Martial
(434) 237-3300
2505 Wards Rd
Lynchburg, VA
Super Kicks
(434) 845-2467
2511 Memorial Ave # 105
Lynchburg, VA
(434) 922-7014
412 State Route 1212
Lynchburg, VA
Golds Gym Lynchburg
(804) 237-4157
2505 Wards Road
Lynchburg, VA
Gold's Gym
(434) 237-4157
2505 Wards Rd
Lynchburg, VA
Curves For Women
(434) 237-7907
8800 Timberlake Rd
Lynchburg, VA

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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