KNH Midterm - Jasmine Hill KNH 120 Midterm Paper Women and...

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Jasmine Hill KNH 120 Midterm Paper Women and Weight Training On the Arnold Sports Festival website I stumbled upon the female body building page. I scrolled down through some of the personal biographies for the competitors in 2011 and looked at their pictures and sizes. I was completely shocked by the muscle mass that some of these women were able to maintain. One myth that was discussed in the Strength Training for Women article was that even if a woman were to lift relatively heavy weights, most women are not actually capable of building large muscles. The women in the Arnold Sports competition definitely proved to be the few women who can obtain large muscles. When I was in high school I used to lift for sports and I was always afraid that I would have too big of muscles. Now looking at the pictures of these women I clearly have nothing to worry about. After reading the article and comparing my muscle mass to the weight lifters I will now not hold back on increasing weights in the fear of gaining too much muscle. Also, I have always considered myself to be a relatively athletic woman. I feel like I have
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