A woman can develop a more toned appearance after strength training, but that is a result of shedding the layer of fat that used to hide their muscles.So if a women will not get bigger from strength training, what will she get?
Muscle is a use it or lose it proposition as we age. As the years go by, without proper strength training, everyones muscles atrophy and lose their ability to carry us through our daily activities. This becomes a vicious cycle, as the more we lose our muscle mass, the more likely we are to become more sedentary, and so on.
Through strength training women can reap a multitude of benefits. They can develop strong bones, reduce body fat, increase muscle mass, and burn calories more efficiently. These benefits will directly help in managing chronic conditions such as diabetes, obesity, arthritis, back pain, depression, osteoporosis and fibromylagia. Strength training will also help in boosting your stamina, sharpening your focus and reducing your risk of injury.
Strength training does not have to involve alot of time or expensive equipment. It can be done quickly, easily, and relatively cheaply using various types of equipment such as free weights, bands and tubes, bodyweight or on gym machines. With the help of a personal trainer you can be on your way to building and maintaining your strength in a safe and effective manner. Get started today, give it a try, you will feel great in the long run. Steve