Women should lift weights for the same reasons that men should lift weights. When a man lifts weights, it enhances on his masculinity, self-confidence, mindset and attitude and much more.
Similarly, when a woman lifts weights, it enhances on her femininity, self-confidence, mindset and attitude and so much more.
These are the 10 best reasons why you should lift weights:
1. LIFTING BOOSTS YOUR CONFIDENCE
Anyone who lifts weights can tell you that you gain a new level of confidence as you get stronger, leaner and more muscular.
Just taking the initiative to enter the weight room and begin your weight training will enhance your confidence level. You will keep building on that confidence over time as you see results and become comfortable and proficient in your training.
2. LIFTING ENHANCES YOUR FEMINIINE CURVES
Like mentioned above, you won’t look masculine when you eat right and train with weights – you’ll look more feminine! Your new physique will make anything you wear look that much more appealing on you.
3. LIFTING GIVES YOU A LEANER BODY
Lifting weights keeps your metabolic rate high, allowing you to eat more foods and burn more calories even while you sleep. So basically, the muscles that you build use up more calories, allowing you to eat more food and calories.
4. LIFTING BUILDS STRONGER BONES
Lifting weights builds stronger bones. When you load your bones through physical resistance, you progressively strengthen your bones and joints, in turn you reduce the risk of injury and the risk of osteoporosis down the road.
5. LIFTING IMPROVES YOUR POSTURE
Lifting weights enables you to maintain a strong sexy posture. Strengthened muscles of the back, thighs, glutes, neck, shoulder and the core keep your posture erect and confident.
6. LIFTING PHYSICALLY EMPOWERS YOU
When you lift weights you build more strength and stamina. Having a body that is leaner, and has stronger muscles and bones enables you to take on more rigorous physical activities by yourself with more ease. As physical activities become easier you naturally become more self-confident empowered.
7. LIFTING IMPROVES YOUR BALANCE
Strong joints and muscles as well as a strong mind to muscle connection increases your dynamic balance, stability and joint flexibility – allowing you to breeze through the things others find challenging.
8. LIFTING WEIGHTS INCREASES BRAIN POWER
Recent studies have shown that weight training improves and increases blood flow to the brain; helps regenerate brain cells, improves your memory and focus and boosts your overall brain performance.
9. LIFTING WEIGHTS IMPROVES GENE EXPRESSION
Recent studies have also shown that weight training reduces oxidative stress in the body and moves back gene expression to more youthful levels – so, it’s a natural youth potent, making your genes become 10 years younger!
10. LIFTING WEIGHTS LOWERS STRESS
Finally, with all the stress in our lives, lifting weights is a great way to relieve tension, lower stress, increase your endorphin levels and improve your sense of well-being.