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Females only - lifting/weight training results?

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  • asalembierasalembier Member Posts: 126 Member Member Posts: 126 Member
  • makinitcount44makinitcount44 Member Posts: 485 Member Member Posts: 485 Member
    You all looks so good!!
  • progressnotperfection84progressnotperfection84 Member Posts: 138 Member Member Posts: 138 Member
    There is so much AWESOME in this thread it's not even funny. I've got to update my progress pix!
  • 1968samuel1968samuel Member Posts: 180 Member Posts: 180
    Love this thread! Great work ladies!! :drinker:
  • Sphyk1Sphyk1 Member, Premium Posts: 85 Member Member, Premium Posts: 85 Member
  • JTNanashiJTNanashi Member, Premium Posts: 36 Member Member, Premium Posts: 36 Member
  • NavyKnightAh13NavyKnightAh13 Member Posts: 1,402 Member Member Posts: 1,402 Member
    bump for later
  • jgsyversonjgsyverson Member Posts: 70 Member Member Posts: 70 Member
    Thanks everyone! This post is SOOO inspiring!!! Love it!
  • neetneetneetsneetneetneets Member Posts: 95 Member Member Posts: 95 Member
    I've never posted in the forums here before, but I lurk a lot in the Success Stories section because it's just so awesome and motivating to see everyone's triumphs! The lifting threads are my favorite, and I finally decided I'd post my results this time. =) I love lifting, and I'm always so happy to see other women doing it too! All of you ladies look phenomenal!!

    My before and after pics are below. I am 5'7" and around 138lbs. The interesting thing is that my weight and measurements stayed almost exactly the same between the two pictures. Shortly after I took the February pictures I got fed up with my typical gym routine and its lack of results--I was mostly doing cardio, with a yoga class a few times a week and occasionally a circuit training class. When that wasn't doing anything, I gave in and got a trainer who believed women should lift just like men. I've never looked back!

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    This picture is also from September--it just shows off my quads a little better. ;-) I was welcoming my husband home from 9 months in Afghanistan.
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    Awesome transformation. And also interesting that you said your measurements were also fairly static. I've been lifting for a yearish now and measurments haven't changed much either, but it's a relief to know the muscles can still pop out regardless!
  • misschoppomisschoppo Member Posts: 474 Member Member Posts: 474 Member
    Lifting 5x per week on a deficit and working with a trainer. I killed it every single session.
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    My overall results of lifting from start to now.
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    Amazing results :D
  • CindyRipCindyRip Member Posts: 411 Member Member Posts: 411 Member
    bump for inspiration.
  • sarahlisbeth84sarahlisbeth84 Member Posts: 3 Member Member Posts: 3 Member
    Awesome transformation. And also interesting that you said your measurements were also fairly static. I've been lifting for a yearish now and measurments haven't changed much either, but it's a relief to know the muscles can still pop out regardless!

    Yeah, and they still haven't changed barely at all! So keep at it! =) Another thing that helped me, besides just basic lifting, was changing things up a lot. When I was working with my trainer, he almost never did the same set of exercises with me twice. I still try to keep that up now that I'm on my own. I'm following the New Rules of Lifting for Women program now, just for some general direction, but I still add some things to that or change one of the exercises to keep it fresh. I do that 2-3 times a week and then the remaining two days I do something completely different.
  • GymRatGirl13GymRatGirl13 Member Posts: 157 Member Member Posts: 157 Member
    You guys all look so amazing. Great work
  • AbbyCarAbbyCar Member Posts: 198 Member Member Posts: 198 Member
  • missashleigh92missashleigh92 Member Posts: 31 Member Member Posts: 31 Member
    amazing seeing the results on this thread. defo keeping me motivated to carry on too
  • bikermike5094bikermike5094 Member Posts: 1,797 Member Member Posts: 1,797 Member
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