Will Lifting Weights Make Women Bulk Up?
One of the questions I receive the most often in regards to P90X, or just weight lifting in general, is whether or not it will cause women to 'bulk' up, and suddenly develop large, unsightly muscles. There seems to be a real concern that picking up a free weight will cause veins to writhe into view across your biceps like earthworms, will cause your shoulders to broaden, your voice to deepen, your back to grow huge and your legs turn into tree trunks. For some reason, many women fear this and so stick to low impact cardio and the machines in the gym, endlessly repeating the same workouts while eying the squat cage with fear. So let's take a look at this a little closer. Will lifting weights make women bulk up?