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Can lifting weights really help me stay lean and fit?

By Anonymous April 24, 2018 - 7:46am
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Read an article this morning in the New York Post saying lifting weights is the best way for ladies of all ages to stay fit - and lean! Thought it was the opposite?

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Hello Anon

Thank you for writing.

Woman who weight-lift and really bulk up may be doing certain exercises to cause this to happen and may be taking steroids.
But regular weight-lifting can offer lean muscles, as long as it's done with a healthy diet that may need calorie restriction.
Weight lifting is also good for keeping bones strong and helps to burn calories both during and after a session.
Working with a personal trainer can help.

Read this article on why women should lift weights here (cut and paste): https://www.empowher.com/community/share/why-women-should-lift-weights

April 24, 2018 - 1:34pm
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