Fit Or Fiction: Does Lifting Heavy Weights Really Make Women Bulky?

You’ve said it – or maybe your gym buddy has declared the following while you two wander the weight room in search of the perfect set of 5 lb. weights: “Girl, I want to tone up, but I don’t want to get bulky!”

Bottom line, most women have a love-fear relationship when it comes to weights.

And despite the fact that most women do already know that lifting weights does a body good, there’s still a good majority of women who totally avoid heavy weights for fear of getting big “man muscles.”

Problem is, there’s a big, fat flaw in this logic when it comes to lifting weights!