Why Women Should Lift

Lift yourself to the next level

There's one particular objection I encounter time and time again when I discuss weight training with people or, to be more accurate, with other women, and that is 'Oh, I don't want to lift weights. I don't want to end up looking like a man!' It never ceases to amaze me that some women truly believe that, if they pick up a 5kg or 10kg weight (and I'm being generous here, some women don't even consider going that heavy!) and do a few reps, after 1 or 2 sessions they will have transformed into the female equivalent of Arnold Schwarzenegger. I don't know whether this is blatant ignorance or just a feeble excuse not to pick up a weight.

Weight lifting is hard.