Essay Short Note On Lifting Weights

1757 Words Dec 1st, 2016 8 Pages
The new big thing these days is how to stay fit and how to get that “summer body” you’ve always wanted. Well here’s the thing, it’s not all cardio and yoga that you are looking at, the biggest thing is lifting weights. Women tend to stay away from the squat racks, and dumbbells for some reason, most saying it is because the males take up majority of that space and it just has us females drawn away from the idea. Here ill prove too you that it is worth it to maybe not heavy lift but at least do some type of lifting to help your muscles, bones, and cardiovascular system. Something big that not just women but men don’t know is, lifting weights speeds up your metabolism and that is the biggest thing you need when trying to lose weight. The older you get the slower your metabolism will be. Back a few decades or so ago, women were barely allowed to leave the house. Being told the only thing they were capable of doing was cleaning, cooking, or caring for the family. As years passed, rules started to change. Women started to get an education, even started to get working jobs outside of the house. Then, it became a popular idea that women not only wanted to work and get an education, but wanted to play sports. That is when all women finally came together and started what is now called, Title IX. In 1964, During the civil rights act, It was to end discrimination in various fields based on sex, race, and religion. Disappointingly, the act did not include the prohibition on gender…

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