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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EPOC: a Key Factor in Weight Management

12 May 2016

Exercise after-burn or excess postexercise oxygen consumption (EPOC), is the number of calories expended (above resting values) after an exercise bout. EPOC represents the oxygen consumption the body uses to return to its pre-exercise state. More>

 

Recent Articles

  • 5 O..blique Exercises for a Slimmer Waistline

    29 February 2016

    Strong obliques will make your waist appear slimmer, improve your posture, support your lower back, and make your clothes fit even better. These move target your obliques and abdominals, while also increasing pelvic mobility and cardiovascular strength

  • Top 10 to shapely arms and chest

    18 February 2016

    Having a shapely upper body is just as important as having shapely legs, especially in summers. Overweight, sagging arms or chest are unattractive and a sign of premature ageing.

  • CREATINE: One of the Hottest Sports Supplement

    10 February 2016

    The aim of this article is simply to inform the reader of the basic principles and foundations behind creatine and its supplementation. Its popularity is evident and likely a result of the fact that, short of macronutrients

  • Pilates for Runners

    28 January 2016

    Running is performing the same movement over and over. This receptive motion leads to overdeveloped muscles such as the quadriceps, but also leads to weak and tight underdeveloped muscles such as the hamstring and gluts.

  • Top 10 Food Trends to Watch in 2016

    28 November 2015

    Drawing on more than 100 years of combined industry experience, Whole Foods Market's product experts (WFM), a dynamic leader in the quality food business have pinpointed 10 top food trends to watch in 2016.

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

    12 November 2015

    Traditionally, resistance training often is performed separately from aerobic training - typically on two or three non-consecutive days each week.

  • Female Body Building: A Consuming World

    04 November 2015

    Most female body builders who start out as an innocent exercise trainer quickly turn it into an obsession and with time fall deeper and deeper into the bodybuilding subculture. If not watched or tracked it can becomes an addiction.

  • Nutritional Factors Critical to Preserve Muscle

    12 October 2015

    In physically inactive people there is a loss of about [-0.5%] of lean muscle mass every year between age 25 and 60, and a corresponding decline in muscle strength. From age 60 on, the rate of loss doubles, to about 1%. It doubles again at age 70; again at age 80, and then again at age 90.

  • Hip Mobility Exercises For the Best Golf Swing

    03 October 2015

    A perfect golf swing is what all golf players look for. However, the muscles responsible for good hip function play an important role when it comes to making a good swing, and if you're hips are tight, even something as simple as a solid contact with the ball could be a challenge.

  • The Dark Side to Competitive Bodybuilding

    27 August 2015

    Fitness is a status symbol these days, and bodybuilding allows women to have higher confidence once they attain a physique they feel comfortable competing with.

  • Concentration Curl : the Most Effective Bicep Exercise

    18 August 2015

    With so much time and attention given to the glorious biceps, it's surprising that there has been no real conclusive research to determine which is the most effective exercise for targeting the biceps.

  • 5 Exercises to Define Your Deltoids

    11 August 2015

    In this article we talk about the triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint. Your shoulders are composed of the larger deltoid muscles-anterior, medial, posterior-and smaller rotator cuff muscles that support the ball and socket joint.

  • Top 10 Shoulder Exercises to Shrug Off Shoulder Pain

    25 July 2015

    Shoulder pain accounts for 16% of all reported muscle and joint pain, second only to lower-back discomfort. The potential causes are myriad, from fraying cartilage and inflamed bursa to more serious tears in the rotator cuff (a juncture of four tendons at the top of the shoulder) that help it rotate smoothly and keep it stable.

  • Top 10 Exercises for All-round Physical Fitness

    03 June 2015

    If you have reached a plateau on muscle building or bulking, its time to check if you are working on these exercises focused towards improving endurance, stamina, strength, and flexibility.

  • Top 10 to Increase Your Training Density

    23 May 2015

    Increasing the weight load is the most well known way of progressing, increasing training density is another means of making things more challenging. In other words, more work in less (or the same amount of) time.

  • Deltoid Muscle Strain: Symptom & Treatment

    13 May 2015

    The large Deltoid muscle (M Deltoideus) is a thick triangular muscle, emanating around the shoulder, covering the shoulder joint and forming the rounding of the shoulder.

  • Kettlebell Exercises for Toned Abs

    13 May 2015

    Today taking bodybuilding supplements has now become a worldwide craze. All fitness minded persons generally take some kind of bodybuilding supplements.

  • Bodybuilding Supplements: A Complete Guide

    11 May 2015

    Today taking bodybuilding supplements has now become a worldwide craze. All fitness minded persons generally take some kind of bodybuilding supplements.

  • Battle Rope Workout for Blasting Calories

    03 May 2015

    Battle ropes are notorious for firing muscles head to toe while blasting calories and fat - but they're not for the faint of heart. These 1.5 to 2-inch thick 50-foot ropes generally weigh anywhere from 25 to 50 pounds, and according to a study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, swinging them for just 10-minutes can burn up to 112 calories.

  • Plyometrics: exercises to increase power

    15 April 2015

    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.

  • High Protein Diet: Pros & Cons

    16 March 2015

    A High protein diet consist of at least 20% protein and very high protein diets contain at least 30% protein.