Nothing more difficult for a woman to suggest the practice of traditional bodybuilding. However, the physical women can only improve the working muscles!No, do exercises with weights is not going to turn you into a female version of Arnold Schwarzenegger, give you big arms or legs of a shot putter!
Less feminine, really?
Women are afraid to muscles because they fear losing their femininity. What you should know is that the models, actresses or pop stars that show a perfect body - which makes many envious - all are building muscle. Clearly, they are in the gym, the "fitness" or its derivatives.These celebrities have voluntarily improved physically, often with the help of a coach, or by musclant becoming more athletic and slimmer.
Remember Madonna, the "Queen of Pop" with her legs drawn, her body arched and his muscular arms! This mother of two spends 2 hours a day to sculpt his body fitness, pilates and jogging. Another example, actress Jessica Biel who is also set to bodybuilding for the third installment of the trilogy Blade. Cameron Diaz also one of the sexiest women in American cinema and a great sport and has made the buzz by posting a very athletic physique. Finally, Demi Moore! She did a lot of strength and endurance to display a sublime body in his films. Today's drives are indeed less intensive, but still retains the shape by practicing yoga and Pilates. Anyway, times change, and the canons of beauty too. Today, physical prevail are those women who show a slender silhouette, firm and toned, with a little muscle but not too much.
Sculpt his body!
Lifting weights does not necessarily develop muscles. Indeed, muscle gain is a complex process that depends on several parameters such as the production of hormones, nutrition, and also how to lead. If all conditions are not in place, muscle growth will not take place or will be less. In short, it is very hard to gain muscle and you do not end up with good musculature of the day or next day without having longed.And even if this were the case, gain muscle mass anyway reversible. If it is too muscular, just change the drive to reverse the trend.
Also, muscle growth is highly dependent on hormones, particularly testosterone, the source of masculine characteristics: muscle, strength, deep voice, hair, etc. aggression. The woman has little of this hormone in it and is therefore constrained in terms of muscle gains.
Another key factor in muscle gain is nutrition. Without a good diet, rich in nutrients such as protein and calories, you can not gain muscle. In other words, if you feed little or if you are dieting, no chance of winning muscle volume. You will strengthen you more and you draw.
To gain muscle, how to practice is also crucial. Must gradually increase the weight to force the muscles to grow. And even in doing so, not guaranteed to gain muscle.
As you can see, muscle development is a difficult and complex process.
Of course, some women are able to display extremely physical muscular bodybuilder, sometimes even more than a man. You should know that they use as their male counterparts, many performance-enhancing drugs, including the famous steroid, a synthetic version of testosterone. But without these hazardous and illegal, they could not reach such levels. Therefore no risk of becoming like that ...