Whether you want a transformation to a better you or are focused on entering competition, every woman can benefit from female body building. When you hear the word bodybuilder, most people automatically think of a man, but more and more women are competing today. Some female bodybuilders aren’t even competing but just for the love of looking better and becoming the best they can be. There are benefits all women can reap from bodybuilding. Looking great is just one.
Don’t worry, you don’t have to develop a lot of bulk, unless you want to do it.
Because of the lower testosterone levels, bulking up for women requires a lot more work and perseverance. It’s tough, regardless of whether you’re a man or a woman. Women can increase their percentage of muscle mass by as much as a man, but they both have different starting points. What you will do when you take up body building is lose fat and that’s a huge benefit. The more muscle tissue you have, the higher your metabolism is and easier it is to keep weight off.
When you think about bodybuilding, you automatically think of working out, but it’s more than that.
Getting the best possible body means being dedicated to working out, but also to a healthy diet. No matter who you are, eating healthier is a true health benefit. While it can help you lose weight, it also can help you build muscle tissue, look younger and stay healthier. There’s a lot of research into how diet affects overall health and can make a huge difference in reducing the potential for serious conditions like heart disease and cancer. Learning how to eat healthier and making it a lifestyle choice will keep you younger looking and healthier than others in your age bracket.
You’ll have far more energy when you start a program of weightlifting and bodybuilding.
Many studies show that you’ll boost your energy when you workout. The National Institute of Health published a study that showed that the more a person increased their energy expenditure, the more energy they had to expend. It doesn’t take a study to realize that after a few months of body building. You’ll also sleep better at night, which is sure to give you more energy.
- Osteoporosis is more prominent in women than men. This disease that decreases bone density is helped by building muscle tissue and weight bearing exercises. In fact, one study showed it is better than some medications, with the only side effect a better looking body.
- Improve your heart health as a woman bodybuilder. It normalizes blood pressure, improves cholesterol and makes the heart stronger, reducing the risk of heart disease.
- Shake off the stress of the day when you start your bodybuilding workout. It makes you feel more than just strong, it makes you feel fabulous and content. A good workout can get rid of that sick feeling in the pit of your stomach.
- Contact us as JARFit for a program that fits your goals. We work with everyone from those that want a makeover to the elite of bodybuilding who want help capturing their next title.