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WJLA, October 03, 2012

Weight training: The key to weight loss for women?

We have been conditioned to believe that hours logged on the treadmill are the keys to successful weight loss getting in shape. Cardio exercises are a necessary part of a balanced workout regimen, but weight training is essential to fighting that flab. Take a look at why you should incorporate weight training (at least twice a week) into your exercise routine.

Can help you shrink in size

Muscle is more dense than fat--it squeezes the same amount of weight into less space. So, you could see your clothes fitting differently quick—even if the change is not reflected as quickly on the scale.

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