Tag Archives: weight lifting

Why Women Should Lift Weights

Why Women Should Lift Weights

Repeat after me, ladies: strength training, lifting dumbbells and entering the free-weight area of the gym are not going to make me look like a man.While it seems like a logical progression””lift weights, build muscle, turn into a bodybuilder&# ...
Build Muscle Fast: Up and Down the Rack

Build Muscle Fast: Up and Down the Rack

Who doesn’t want to  look in the mirror and see bulging biceps and six-pack abs? In order to get continuous results from your workouts, you’ve got to increase their intensity””and do it often. Switching things up regularly will brin ...
New Innovations from Vitacost ARO Sports

New Innovations from Vitacost ARO Sports

If you haven’t tried Vitacost ® AROâ„¢ Sports products, you are missing out! Whether you want to build muscle, lose fat or just perform better ““ the Vitacost ARO line will help you get there. Not only are these products extremely high qu ...
Post-Workout Tips from a Personal Trainer

Post-Workout Tips from a Personal Trainer

Post-workout nutrition is arguably the most important meal of the day. The quality and timing of your post-workout nutrition can make or break your performance and recovery. In the last segment of Pre- and Post-Workout Nutrition, we discussed how to ...
Get Lifting, Ladies!

Get Lifting, Ladies!

If you’ve shied away from strength training because you think it’s going to blow up your arms, making you look like a cartoon-character bodybuilder, you’re not alone. Many women avoid using weights because they don’t want to g ...
Intimidated in the Weight Room? Power Through.

Intimidated in the Weight Room? Power Through.

All the grunting and slamming that echoes from the free-weight area of a gym can be intimidating to anyone. Regardless if you’re a woman, man, newbie or veteran gym-goer, there are ways to handle that feeling of insecurity so you can get on wit ...