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Can one weight train without gaining too much muscle?
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Low weight high reps
Classically, lower weight and higher repetitions will yield improved strength and endurance with less emphasis on actual muscle mass gains.

In brief: Low weight high reps
Classically, lower weight and higher repetitions will yield improved strength and endurance with less emphasis on actual muscle mass gains.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Most women will not get too much muscle by weight training because women have very little testosterone, the hormone that helps build big muscles.
If a woman uses lighter weights and does more repetitions, instead of doing fewer repetitions with heavy weights, she will get strong without getting huge muscles (the same concept works for men also).

In brief: Yes
Most women will not get too much muscle by weight training because women have very little testosterone, the hormone that helps build big muscles.
If a woman uses lighter weights and does more repetitions, instead of doing fewer repetitions with heavy weights, she will get strong without getting huge muscles (the same concept works for men also).
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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