I hope you had a great w/e.
Today, I just wanted to answer a question I get asked ALL the time.
‘How Can I Lose Weight & Tone up?’
The biggest part of this is 100% nutrition.
If you want to look ‘toned’ = see definition/muscle.
You need to drop bodyfat and build muscle
The only way to drop bodyfat is a CALORIE DEFICIT.
The only way to build muscle is EXERCISE.
Different types of exercise will be more efficient than others however,
Without a doubt, the best and most effective way to build muscle is to incorporate some kind of weight training 2-3 x per week.
Whether it’s dumbells, kettlebells or a barbell.
Or if you don’t have any of those, something like washing detergent bottles or a weighted rucksack – get creative and use whatever you have.
Just pick up some weights and start challenging yourself.
But I get it,
Many women are scared of using weights.
They’re not sure what to do with them.
Invest in some PT sessions, check out YouTube, follow trusted fitness people on social media.
Or simply join The MAX Experience for loads of quick and effective workouts similar to the one below as well as live workouts.
You’ll also gain access to tasty recipes, nu, a private Facebook group, weekly check ins, challenges, social events, as well
And everything you need to look & feel your best.
They think it will make them big & bulky.
Over consuming too many calories will make you big and bulky!!
Women have to work pretty hard to build muscle via strength training + sufficient calories/protein.
You will not automatically grow big muscles from picking up weights.
✅ Weight training on a weekly basis will help your bones, muscles & joints grow significantly stronger.
✅ Decrease your risk of osteoporosis.
✅ Decrease your risk of heart disease.
✅ Prevent injuries.
✅ Set your calorie burnage on fire.
✅ Seriously change your body composition ie look more ‘toned’.
Plus so much more!!
Whether you add a weight to your squats, lunges, or start playing with some kettlebells or any other type of weight.
There’s so much to choose from.
Have a look at Supermarkets, TK Maxx, Argos & Amazon for some bargains.
Aaand just because I genuinely want you to succeed and LOVE helping you.
Check out this awesome 20min, feel good, fat blasting, body sculpting weighted workout you can do from home.
Grab your trainers, dumbell (or water bottle) press play and follow me : )
If you enjoy workouts like these, that help you spend less time getting better results.
If your goals this year are to get stronger, fitter and feel more comfortable in your clothes without having to join a gym or diet.
If you’d like to have more energy, more confidence and feel happier looking at that person in the mirror.
Lee ‘loves lifting weights’ Donald x
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