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I need a good womens weight training routine for home. Could you give me some information about it?

I need a good womens weight training routine for home. Could you give me some information about it?

Start with dumbells!: Your basic strength exercises do not need free weights. Abdominal crunches, pushups, jump-squats, etc. But dumbells are a versatile start. I advise women to get 3, 5, and 10lb dumbells in pairs to exercise with and begin a weight training regimen! lunges wih dumbells are great for the legs. You can dodeltoid raises, bench pressing, overhead press, curls, etc! ...Read more

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Weight Training (Definition)

This is an exercise program focusing on strength training via use of resistance. The weights used can be barbells, dumb bells, track machines with ...Read more


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Is bodybuilding healthy?

Is bodybuilding healthy?

Keep it natural.: Weight training and cardiovascular exercise are parts of a long term strategy for a healthy lifestyle. That being said, the bodybuilding world is generally filled with use of performance enhancing drugs which should be avoided. Those are not healthy. ...Read more

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What is a good bodybuilding diet?

What is a good bodybuilding diet?

Diet: Talked to a trained dietician. Athletes have different way of eating depending if they are trainning, competting, and depending the sport you do. Professional athletes tend to ingest more calories per day due to the intense training and metabolism. ...Read more

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Are there any OTC bodybuilding pills?

Are there any OTC bodybuilding pills?

No!: It takes dedication & time & hard work, proper diet, adequate protein intake. Also it is good 2 have a coach trained in body building. ...Read more

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What foods for bodybuilding actually work?

What foods for bodybuilding actually work?

Protein!: Protein, coupled with lots of water, fruits/vegetables are key to your physique. Eat several meals a day as well, not just bfast, lunch and dinner and don't skip meals. Also, eat something or do a power bar/drink right before exercise. ...Read more

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What does be good bodybuilding diet for me?

What does be good bodybuilding diet for me?

Eat Protein: Eat a healthy diet and add protein to maximize muscle growth potential. Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www.Sparkpeople.Com or http://www.Myfitnesspal.Com. ...Read more

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At an age of 42, can I practise bodybuilding?

At an age of 42, can I practise bodybuilding?

Go for it: Whether you want to compete, or just have fun, feel good and look great, it may be a great new way of life for you. Ten years from now, you could be Photo Guy. I do urge you to opt for natural bodybuilding -- it's safe, healthy, wholesome, and most women prefer a naturally-fit man. ...Read more

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