Weight Training For Women: 7 Things You Must Do Before You Start Your Training

What should you keep in mind when you're thinking about beginning weight training? For women with a busy life, going to the gym might not be an option.

Luckily, you can do weight training just as easily in the comfort of your own home.

Before beginning weight training at home, there are a few things you'll need to get ready. It's only a small sacrifice compared to the hassle of going to a gym.

● You'll need some equipment. That means you'll need to spend some money. But it needn't cost you a fortune. If you're willing to shop around, you can find long-lasting equipment at a reasonable price. Internet companies in particular offer good prices. I got all my necessary equipment for less than $100. To find out what equipment you'll need, please see Buying Weight Training Equipment For Less Than $100.

● You need to decide where exactly you'll do your exercises. In the garage? In your living room? In the spare bedroom? If you have equipment that fits on a door, such as a chin-up bar or a resistance band, you also need to think whether the door's sturdy enough. Will anybody be likely to open the door when you're exercising? Weight Training For Women

● You'll need the right women weight training clothes and shoes. Theoretically you can wear anything to do your exercises. But for maximum comfort, you should wear clothes that are not too tight, but not too loose either. Loose clothing can catch on equipment and cause an injury. Too tight, and it'll be restrictive and may chafe you. You should also wear shoes with firmly cushioned soles. Please read What Are The Right Weight Training Shoes to find out what to look for when you go shoe shopping. Oh – one more thing! A sports bra is a must, no matter what your bust size. Sports bras can cut breast movement down by about 25 percent.

● Check with your doctor. To be on the safe side, you should have a medical check up before beginning weight training.

● Study the exercise moves thoroughly before beginning a new weight training program. You should learn the movements with light weights. Only when you've mastered the movements with your light weights should you start using heavier weights. Check out Weight Training Safety Measures You Shouldn't Ignore.

● Set clear goals. If you're trying to lose body fat, here's a quick and easy tip: buy a pair of jeans you'd like to fit into. That's your goal size. Keep trying those jeans on every two weeks until they fit you nicely. Or you can choose a more scientific way and measure your body fat percentage. If that's what you want to do, please see How To Measure Your Body Composition At Home.

● Start eating healthily (if you're not doing it already). Weight training for women? Doesn't it involve keeping to a strict diet? Well, yes and no. Please check out How To Start Your Fat Burning Diet for my healthy eating tips.

Now are you ready to change your body? Grab the Beginner Workout Program I've put together for you.

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