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For women, lifting weights proves strong is beautiful

For women, lifting weights proves strong is beautiful

There are so many misconceptions and false assumptions about women lifting weights — it's actually kind of sad. Being a woman who lifts weights on a regular basis, I know how great lifting is and how healthy it is for both men and women, especially women. I wish more women lifted.

A common misconception is that women who lift weights automatically bulk up and look like men. I will be the first to say that this is most definitely not true! Men happen to have something that most women do not have: testosterone. There are women out there who look like The Hulk and have biceps larger than my head. Those women usually dedicate a great deal of time to the gym, have different genetics, and...

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