2 Ways not to gain too much Muscle whilst Lifting weights as a Female

A common concern many females who begin lifting weights is they are concern with gaining weight and in turn looking bulking.

We as health professionals are aware of this

Besides the obvious of being a calorie deficit to ensure weight loss

Here are two method we use to help female clients not put on size

We suggest doing more cardio sessions per week as opposed to weights sessions. That way we are sending more physiological “signals” to no grow in muscle size whilst still preserving muscle mass during being in a calorie deficit

Don’t progressively overload – in normal circumstances for an individual to gain muscle size you need to progressively overload meaning either lift more weight or increase working sets. If you just keep lifting weights without attempting to lift more weight or more sets you’re not making a conducive environment to gain muscle.