“I’m scared that I’m going to look like the feminine version of Arnold Schwarzenegger when I’m doing strength training. How do I avoid this?”
Guy droog, personal trainer and ambassador of #FITGIRLCODE, gets these questions on a daily basis. He wants to dismiss this myth. For a woman, it’s physically impossible to become just as muscled as a man. This is because women don’t have the same hormonal tendency as men. Testosteron is the hormone that causes an increase in muscles and women only have a fraction of this hormone in comparison to men. So, the fear to look like Arnold Schwarzenegger with a ponytail is unnecessary! If you train heavy, you will look better by the day. As long as you stay away from the anabols, because this is the reason why the myth of women with enormous muscles exists. Read more here about the advantages of strength training for women.
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