Lift Heavy, Get Hot
PROBLEM: Women come up to me and they tell me that they don’t lift weights…or, lift heavy weights, because after awhile they’ll start to bulk up and look like a bodybuilder with the veins and too much muscle. They tell me that they want a lean, muscular and feminine physique. They want muscle definition, and lifting weights will build too much.Absolutely. 100%. False.
SOLUTION: Get over it, and lift heavy weights. Understand that lifting weights gives you defined arms, a sexy butt and developed thighs. It gives you that goal physique. So do it.
The only simple way for me to explain it is like this:
Lifting weights will not make you huge. Eating cupcakes and pizza will. If you lift weights and are burning fat with a good cardio plan, you will lean down, build curves and suffer from the absolute unexpected…you’ll become a victim of having a toned body and a great physique! But who wants that….
The woman in this picture is a female bodybuilder. She has lots of muscle, with incredibly low body fat. The way that she eats, and the way that she works out and trains, is not the way that you eat and train. (Unless of course, you’re reading this and you too are a female bodybuilder). So if you walk into your gym tomorrow and start doing squats and bicep curls with a moderate, heavy weight, you are not going to look like this. Not tomorrow, not in a month. Sometimes people resort to taking anabolic steroids, testosterone or growth hormones to build enormous amounts of muscle…one point made.
The woman in this picture, is also a female bodybuilder (a figure competitor/bikini competitor). She lifts heavy weights as well. I’m currently prepping for a bikini competition and I am working out twice a day, and lifting 5 times a week…pretty heavy. I’m not looking quiet like the first picture…pretty far from it, actually. Nathalia Melo, as an example of a lady who lifts, is toned, muscular and has that goal physique that many women want. This is what lifting weights does to you, and will do to your body when on the appropriate plan.