The dumbbell rack can be a scary place. Not only are there a seemingly infinite number of different exercise options, gyms can sometimes attract some odd ball characters.
The intimidation factor is real.
Most women also have no desire to sculpt huge biceps and hulk out, they just want to look and feel better. So they skip the dumbbell rack, and head to the treadmills.
I used to be one of these women.
Before becoming a trainer the extent of my “weight-lifting” routine consisted of a circuit of the same five stationary machines, always with the same weights, and always for 10 reps. I’d then finish with 20 minutes of elliptical, and call it a day.Read More