Women Body Building

Most women avoid taking up bodybuilding for they don't want to look like Arnold Schwarzenegger. Women Fitness brings you all the information on how by observing the habits, training, and eating pattern of a bodybuilder you can work wonders for yourself and jump-start your weight loss program.

The key to any successful diet and exercise program is to burn off the fat while maintaining muscle and density-mass, which is a constant challenge for bodybuilders on diets.

 

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Top 10 Tips to Speedy Muscle Recovery

14 April 2014

Skeletal muscle contains numerous 'satellite cells' underneath the basal lamina. When the muscle is damaged, these cells are stimulated to divide. After dividing, the cells fuse with existing muscle fibres, to regenerate and repair the damaged fibres. More>

 

Recent Articles

  • Five Popular Diet Supplements & their Side Effects

    14 April 2014

    More than 20 percent of dietary supplements on store shelves are illegally labeled or do not live up to the claims they're making.

  • Targeting for a Shapelier Back

    05 April 2014

    Strong, supple and well-toned: If this doesn't sound like your back, it could be time to think about the way you move - and change the habits of a lifetime. Little things such as the way we sit at work, or the way we carry our handbag, can have profound effects on our bodies, leading to backache - or worse. Luckily, posture is easily corrected.

  • Muscle Confusion: A new fitness craze demystified

    22 January 2014

    A definition of muscle confusion is “A training principle that states that muscles accommodate to a specific type of stress (habituate or plateau, also called homeostasis) when the same stress is continually applied to the muscles over time, therefore one must constantly vary exercises, sets, reps and weight to avoid accommodation”.

  • Top 10 On-The-Ball Exercises For Great Abs

    19 November 2013

    Ball exercises for abs focus on the upper and lower abs muscles as well as the oblique(s). Catch up on top 10 exercises to tone up and slim down your midsection.

  • Time to Plank Up your Abs

    19 October 2013

    Benefits of resistance training include improved muscle strength and sports performance and may include reduced injuries. Few studies have examined sex differences in resistance training-related injuries. One of the researches indicated that women are more susceptible to lower-extremity injuries resulting from accidents during resistance training.

  • Common Weight-lifting Injuries

    19 September 2013

    Benefits of resistance training include improved muscle strength and sports performance and may include reduced injuries. Few studies have examined sex differences in resistance training-related injuries. One of the researches indicated that women are more susceptible to lower-extremity injuries resulting from accidents during resistance training.

  • Pull-Ups: For Strength & Higher Calorie Expenditure

    05 September 2013

    Women’s upper body strength is not as easy to develop as, for someone with testosterone running through their system. Still through smart training one can achieve chiseled upper back, shoulder and burn fat.

  • Top 10 Activities for Home Workout

    23 August 2013

    Getting in shape seems to be more of a challenge these days than ever. With busy schedules plus the expense of a gym membership, it’s no wonder so many people never make it.

  • Teenager Workout: What Should it Look Like?

    31 July 2013

    An adolescent is an interesting category of the population because they are biologically growing and are still considered minors legally. Obesity is a health concern that had become an epidemic in America, and it cannot be overlooked.

  • Top 10 Ugi Ball Exercises to Washboard Abs

    13 June 2013

    Metabolism describes the complex processes that regulate how we convert food into energy. As known to us energy output increases during exercise, exercise also speeds up the metabolic rate at which we burn off calories for up to 24 hours after activity.

  • Top 10 Exercises to Rev Up Your Metabolism During Vacation

    13 June 2013

    Metabolism describes the complex processes that regulate how we convert food into energy. As known to us energy output increases during exercise, exercise also speeds up the metabolic rate at which we burn off calories for up to 24 hours after activity.

  • Exercises for Swim-Suit Season

    30 May 2013

    Learn how you can get the best bikini body ever in Six easy exercises. These exercises are designed to target and reshape your "swimsuit zones" — your tummy, thighs and hips — the body parts that tend to stand out in a bathing suit. You can do these exercises in the convenience of your own home.

  • Post- Workout Summer Refreshment Ideas

    21 May 2013

    Hydration is an important aspects of training, regardless of what season of the year it is. Hydration becomes all the more important when training in a warm weather.

  • Top 10 Hip Strength Building Exercises

    21 May 2013

    One of our greatest fears as we get older is that we will break a hip, an event that can cause permanent disability, depression, and the need for long-term care. Women are twice as likely as men to suffer a hip fracture, partly because we have a greater risk for osteoporosis, a condition that weakens bones.

  • The Scientific 7-Minute Workout: Maximum Results With Minimal Investment

    10 May 2013

    Traditionally, resistance training often is performed separately from aerobic training — typically on two or three nonconsecutive days each week. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommends 8 to 12 repetitions of a resistance training exercise for each major muscle group at an intensity of 40% to 80% of a one-repetition max (RM) depending on the training level of the participant.

  • Plyometrics: exercises to increase power

    April, 29 2013

    Plyometric training is specific work to enhance explosive power. In other words, it involves a lot of jumping. Plyometric training is used for sports that require short bursts of power such as tennis, basketball, or skiing, but it's also a good exercise for anyone who wants to increase her power.


 

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