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Weightlifting for Women: Slim Down without Bulking Up

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: How many times have you heard a woman say, "I don't want to lift weights because I'll bulk up too much"? Actually, the opposite is true.
Air Date: 12/17/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Jim White, RD
JimWhite-BioPic resized bestJim graduated Summa Cum Laude from Youngstown University in Ohio with a B.A. in Nutrition. He is credentialed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a Registered Dietitian and certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a Health Fitness Specialist. On November 1, 2005, Jim opened his first Jim White Fitness & Nutrition Studios on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach. He soon outgrew this studio and opened a larger one in November 2006 on Laskin Road followed by an additional location in 2009 off Great Neck Road, both in Virginia Beach. Jim and his team have helped hundreds of people lose thousands of pounds. He is currently the National Spokesman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and has the reputation of being one of the top health professionals in the country.
Weightlifting for Women: Slim Down without Bulking Up
How many times have you heard a women say, "I don't want to lift weights because I will bulk up too much?" Or, "I don't want to look like one of those body-building women"?

There are so many myths surrounding women and weightlifting, but the truth is that slimming down -- not bulking up -- is your most likely result from strength training.

It is very hard to get that body-builder look, and the benefits of weight training for women are well documented.

Special guest, Jim White, RD, and Melanie Cole, MS, clear up once and for all the confusion and myths surrounding women and weight lifting.

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