Beginner’s Guide to Weightlifting for Women
So, you want to join the ranks of girls who lift. You’re all psyched up to start throwing weights around and you even bought a few super cute gym outfits. The only problem, you have no idea where to start or what to do once you waltz into the gym wearing one of those cute ensembles. Don’t worry, help is here. I’m going to fill you in on everything you need to know as a weightlifting newbie and help you get the results you’re after.
Navigating the Weight Room
When you’re first starting out in the weight room, it can be downright terrifying. With the walls of weights, rows of machines and crowds of people all vying for time on the equipment, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Most gyms offer a weightlifting for beginners introductory tour of the weight room to help you get acquainted with the space and equipment, take advantage. If you have a good idea of the layout of the gym before your first workout, you’ll be more confident and won’t look like a lost little pup wandering around.
When you’re first starting out in the weight room, it can be downright terrifying.