Why women should lift

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Why women should lift

  1. 1. Why women should lift. by Sharon Nathan & Gigi Teo
  2. 2. #1Lifting weights will make you bulk up and hulk up. myth
  3. 3. #1Lifting weights will make you bulk up and hulk up. myth 10Xmore testosterone levels 60%of men’s muscle fibers } Significantly reduce ability to bulk up. (Lamb, 2012)
  4. 4. #2Cardio is the best way to lose weight. myth
  5. 5. ” #2Cardio is the best way to lose weight. myth “ ” Women who weight-trained (for an hour) burned an average of 100 more calories 24 hours after their training sessions ended. (Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research,2009)  “Lifting more for fewer reps allows you to lose twice the calories in the 2 hours after the workout has ended. (Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise,2009) 
  6. 6. ” #2Cardio is the best way to lose weight. myth “ ” Women who weight-trained (for an hour) burned an average of 100 more calories 24 hours after their training sessions ended. (Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research,2009)  “Lifting more for fewer reps allows you to lose twice the calories in the 2 hours after the workout has ended. (Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise,2009)  Increased metabolism rate!
  7. 7. #3Your muscles will turn into fats once you stop exercising. myth
  8. 8. #3Your muscles will turn into fats when you stop exercising. myth 2kg of fats 2kg of muscles Different tissues! }{ (Mueller Center, n.d; .)
  9. 9. How do I start? No, not that small. But not too big either.
  10. 10. Use your own body weight with HIIT workouts.
  11. 11. iPHONE  &  ANDROID   APP  AVAILABLE  
  12. 12. 60 days HIIT workout
  13. 13. Day 1 Day 60
  14. 14. Gym with friends!
  15. 15. Go to the school gym in the student lounge. Now you’ve no excuse not know where it is.

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