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But I don’t want to get all bulky!

"I don't think I should lift heavy weights." "Are you injured?' "No, I just don't want to get all bulky." Deep... breath. This is the second most common request, or anti-request, that people (ladies) come in with. Now, this one is tricky, and it can be kind of like putting toothpaste back in the tube. At some point, somehow, you read somewhere that lifting heavy weights makes you bulky, and you believed it. Or you looked at pictures of female … Continue reading

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Getting “Toned”

"So, I want to lose some weight, and, you know, just... get more toned." "What was that last part?" "You know, get more toned?" "uuuhhhhhhhuuuuhhh." One eye twitches. "Are you ok?" "I'm fine...it's just....well..."   We hear it all the time. From the ladies. You ALL want to get more "toned." Rarely does a woman walk into my gym and tell me she wants to get all "jacked-up." Here it is. You can't "tone" a muscle. You can, however, "build" a … Continue reading

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