Debunked

The misconstrues of #womenwholift A series incorporated with many of today‚Äôs common misconceptions about women who lift weights 1. Lifting Is For Men A common misinterpretation women have about weightlifting is that it’s associated with masculinity; that pumping iron is for male body builders, who’s pecks bulge out of their shirts, probably bigger than most women’s. There is a lingering fear that if you were to ditch your yoga class and pick up some dumbbells your body will drastically morph into the female Hulk. There’s a harnessed anxiety built up inside of you, creating this hesitation to enter the weight…

Building Your Legs While Building Your Brain

More cardio, deadlifts, and lunges? After hearing the results you may want to amp it up at your local gym. A recent study shows that increased physical activity can be good for cognitive health and slow the mental aging process. A test was performed over the course of 10 years including over 300 female twins, which provided the final results. Gretchen Reynolds outlines in the New York Times the study of British twins that was published in Gerontology by Dr. Claire Steves. This study showed the correlation between physical and mental health. There are multiple factors that play into someones…