Preparing your body for a pageant is a delicate balance between cardio and resistance training. For some women, losing fat is the main priority while for others gaining muscle tone is their focus. According to trainer Jackie Caroe, you don’t need to lift crazy weights to get into pageant shape, but everyone’s body is different. When it comes to lifting, many times only your body weight is necessary for toning your muscles. But, in trouble spots, heavier resistance might be necessary. This…
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Nowadays, you can’t read about fitness without finding recommendations for women to lift weights…heavy weights. Statements like this might leave you scratching your head trying to determine just what qualifies as heavy lifting. The benefits of heavy lifting are many. I’ve highlighted a few. Visit for full article. #em2wl #heavylifting #strengthtraining
Squats work the glutes, hamstrings, quad, back and core, making it a great total-body exercise. Once you’ve learned the basics of good form (described here), you’ll be ready to move on to these six super-effective squat variations that will do wonders for your strength, flexibility, physique and power.
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