Weight training for women

By November 25, 2016Stuff We Like
Training female clients

It’s all women this week, with loads of information on weight training, nutrition and how best to serve your female clients.

Tony has written a fair bit on training women over the years, and links to a good chunk of it in this very blog post. It’s all worth a read, and you can feel the frustration he feels at times, as many of us regularly do! Don’t make the mistakes other trainers make when it comes to training half of the population.

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Body.io is one of my favourite podcasts. Alex Navarro and Andrea Jengle co-host the HERBody series of podcasts within body.io. If you work with female clients, you should listen to these ladies.
This link takes you to their first podcast. You can subscribe from there.

In this useful introductory post, JC Deen discusses why and how women should be training with weights as part of their exercise routines.

You can find the blog post here.

Rosie Chee’s take on the best exercises to get a great set of glutes. There are no surprises here, just a nice short description of how the glutes work and solid advice on exercise selection.

You can find the link here.

Now you know some of the hows and whys of weight training for women, this is an excellent introductory German Body Comp weight training programme for beginners in the gym, especially for those wanting to burn some fat, created by Alexandra Bernardin of The Poliquin Group.

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