Ten Reasons to Add Weightlifting to Your Gym Routine

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Some people are intimidated by the weight lifting section of the gym, but it should be an integral part of your workout routine. Some, especially women, fear that weight lifting will make them “too big” or “too muscular” I can promise you–the people who are very muscular have to work REALLY hard to become that way. Women especially, we are born with less testosterone–you have to TRY to accomplish that look if that’s what you are going for. If not, you have nothing to fear, lifting weights 3-4 days a week is not going to make you look like the Incredible Hulk.

Have you ever walked by someone at the beach or in the store and thought, “wow, they look good!” I can almost guarantee one thing: they lift. If the image of the “beach body ready” individual doesn’t motivate you to lift, here are ten more reasons you should…

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