Why Women Should Lift Weights – Sports & Soldiertalk
By Gregory R. Owens SR For many women the new year commences with a desire to lose weight and look toned. Many will join the local gym and start their fitness quest by focusing their workout around mid-to-high intensity sessions on the elliptical, treadmill, stationary bike, and other cardio machines. Nearly everyday that I work out at the gym lifting weights and conducting my strength training, 90 percent of the women in the gym are focused on cardio machines. I believe most of the 90 percent of women working on cardio machines are doing it because they are comfortable, have