By Carmen Staicer - DietsInReview.com
When I first began to lose weight, my primary goal was a lower number on the scale. That was my sole focus. (Well, that and I REALLY wanted to wear a smaller pants size, if I'm being totally honest.) I never wanted to lift weights, never wanted to develop muscle - I just wanted to avoid embarrassment if the tag on my shirt was sticking out.
However, once I was successful with my weight loss I found I was still unhappy with my body's appearance. Reading online one day, I was struck by the idea of lifting weights, but I didn't want to bulk up. I gave it a try, though, and now I'm addicted. Lifting weights is terrific for women and the benefits are endless. Here are my top five reasons women should lift weights.Read More »from 5 Reasons it's OK for Women to Lift Weights