Most, if not every lady wants to have a body that not only looks goods but also performs well. A diet always helps make the body lean and give the skin a lush appearance. With this in mind, you can not neglect the importance of training, especially weight training. For the body to function efficiently, your muscles need to be strong and healthy.
As you embark on your journey to building the perfect body through weight training, you might need to have the following tips at the back of your mind.
Before any form of workout, your body is usually at rest and trying to start lifting weight immediately might strain the muscles. An injury is prone to occur. So what you should do is, start with some cardio and stretches. Walking, jogging or even skipping can be a great way of warming up. Take 10 minutes on stretching and 20 to 30 minutes of cardio. This will ensure the blood is pumped and your body is ready for some lift.
Have a Plan
Getting to your workout station is one thing, knowing what to do and how to do it is another. You need to know the number of reps you are to perform, the size of the weight you want to lift and the number of exercises that are to be performed in a circuit. If you have a trainer or a workout partner he or she can help you plan out the workout. Not to worry if you do not have a trainer nor a partner. The internet is your friend, and by saying that, one can easily access a couple of online workout programs. The programs help in planning your weight training regiment, so as to help you gain immensely from your work out.
Always Switch Things Up
As you keep doing your exercise your body gets to adapt to the tasks you throw at them. When the body gets used to a particular set of weights and routine, muscle growth ceases to occur. No one wants to keep working out and not see results. The best way to combat this is to ensure that you try to create a difference between the present day’s or week’s workout and the previous day’s or week’s workout. You can increase the number of reps you were doing with the same weight or you can increase the weight you were lifting with the same number of reps.
Take Short Breaks and Rest Up
You will always have to break as you move from one exercise to the other but to ensure that you still get that weight lift to burn your rest period should be as short as possible. 10 to 30 seconds is the most ideal. It is always a good idea to ensure you are well-rested. This will prevent over-training which might result in injuries. A proper diet and good rest can go so far in helping your joints and muscles recover.
So, do you have any other weight training tips? Let us know in the comment section below.
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