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Is weight lifting only for men?
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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not at all
Resistance training can serve a great benefit for women including maintaining bone density and muscle mass.
It can also help augment a weight loss plan in conjunction with caloric restriction and cardiovascular training too.

In brief: Not at all
Resistance training can serve a great benefit for women including maintaining bone density and muscle mass.
It can also help augment a weight loss plan in conjunction with caloric restriction and cardiovascular training too.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Dr. Stephen Southard
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
In brief: NO!!!!
Absolutely not. Women who lift have a much lower risk of osteoporosis.

In brief: NO!!!!
Absolutely not. Women who lift have a much lower risk of osteoporosis.
Dr. Maureen Mays
Dr. Maureen Mays
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
In brief: No
Many women lift weights as part of a varied exercise program.

In brief: No
Many women lift weights as part of a varied exercise program.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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