Getting over the fear of getting bulky! Learning to love weights!

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Maybe you are too one of those people who are afraid to lift heavier weights just because you think you might get that bulky look. I was afraid of the same thing but not anymore.

Weight lifting is a game changer. I was lifting before just 2 lbs and 5 lbs weights and waiting for miracles.

I figured this will help me  get that toned body but it’s not enough. If you want to change your body , get a  toned and defined body than you have to get rid of that fear.

I mentioned before that my cousin is a fitness trainer. She told me plain : ” Emi , you won’t do or change anything if you won’t start lifting heavier weights!” .

Even when I got my  gym membership and I had my assessment I  felt the need to mention that I want to get a nicer body, to lose weight but not get bulky.

I bet all trainers are so sick of hearing this!

I got over it and I learned that weights are actually my friend. Combined with cardio and with a healthy calorie intake , it works magic on your body.

You just need to balance all of this out.

In another article I will write you about my routine.

Anyway, lifting weights builds more muscle and a stronger you, not to mention that helps you burn more calories through out the day.

I mentioned that I am just at the beginning ( I forgot to take a picture before I started this training program ) , but I notice changes, I notice less inches overall , a more defined , toned and stronger body. It increases my confidence a lot and makes me feel like a bad ass.

No bulkiness whatsoever !

If you were afraid just go for it and see what happens!

I currently lift 10 lbs. and 15 lbs. . 😉

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