I am THRILLED to see the words “lift heavy” in the media and on blogs and websites almost daily.
You know that you need to be strength training. And that means you need to be using weights that truly challenge you.
We now have tons of proven research that shows strength training is a powerful tool in the fight against
- Heart Disease
Additionally, effective strength training turns your metabolism into a machine. Imagine being able to speed things up so that you can burn fat better. Imagine having more energy, fewer aches and pains, and feeling like a rock star more often. THAT is what strength training can do for you.
As you know, I am deeply passionate about helping women to feel strong on all levels – physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally. And I know, without a shadow of doubt, that proper strength training will help you.
So, what is “proper” strength training?
It all comes down to lifting “heavy.” And that desperately needs clarification. Many of my clients misunderstand exactly what it means to lift “heavy.”
In today’s video below, I share with you some notes on how to “lift heavy” in an effective way that makes you strong, without unnecessary gains in size. I also give you some benchmarks for strength on five exercises. This will help you to know if your strength is up to speed and where you “should” be.
Click on the image below to determine if your strength is where it needs to be in order to capture all of the benefits of strength training.
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“And when you become a diamond, you will see why life had to pressure you.”
Stay strong, friend.
Want to hear even more on this topic? Be sure to check out my LIVE with Holly HERE!