Body image issues are at an all time high within our perfection-focused society. We are told to conform to impossible beauty standards, to fit a certain body shape and that if we don’t look a certain way, we aren’t beautiful.
While it seems hitting the gym and heading for the weights section is only for those under 50, recent research has shown that not only is it safe for those above 50 to engage in weight training, but it also comes with profound advantages.
Again and again, research has shown that women who maintain a regular, moderate strength training program enjoy a long list of health advantages. Some women still fear that weight training might bulk them up in unfeminine ways;