Weight Training Programs Washington DC

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Jazzercise Washington DC SW Health and Wellness Center HH Humphrey Bldg
(301) 215-7797
200 Independence Ave. SW.
Washington, DC
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Ywca Fitness and Acquatics Ctr
(202) 626-0710
624 9th St Nw Ste 200
Washington, DC
 
Fitness Company
(202) 628-5650
555 12th St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Providence Hospital
(202) 269-7275
Wellness Institute
Washington, DC
 
Washington Sports Club
(202) 737-7744
1345 F St NW
Washington, DC
 
Whelan Strength Training
(202) 638-1708
800 7th St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Sports Club La the
(202) 974-6600
2 M St NW
Washington, DC
 
One To One Fitness
(202) 383-8765
555 13th St NW
Washington, DC
 
Washington Freedom Wusa Rfk Offce
(202) 547-8351
Washington SE
Washington, DC
 
YWCA National Capital Area
(202) 626-0700
624 9th St NW
Washington, DC
 
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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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