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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.

Misconception: Weight training will make you look "bulky"

Women often are weary of weight training, because they think they will look "bulky" if they gain muscle. That is highly unlikely, as women do not produce enough of the male hormone testosterone to build a lot of muscle.

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