Health Rules You Can Bend - Weights
WebMD health feature series: 12 health rules you can bend.
11. A woman shouldn't lift weights unless she wants bulky
Women don’t have enough testosterone or other male androgen hormones needed
to really bulk up.
Lifting low to moderate amounts of weight, multiple times, tones muscles but
does not oversize them, notes Jonathan Chang, MD, clinical assistant professor
of orthopaedics at the University of Southern California.
And weight training can be good for a woman's bones, helping guard against
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