The Essential Barbell Exercises Every Woman Should Master
By: Lauren Mazzo
“Slowly but surely, women are taking over the weight room. They’re realizing that, no, lifting weights doesn’t make you bulky—and there are some serious mind-body benefits to picking up the heavy weights.
But even if women are conquering their fear of the weight room, it doesn’t necessarily mean they’re taking full advantage of everything in there. Dumbbells and kettlebells are a bit more approachable. But barbells? TBH, they can be a little intimidating to tackle on your own, even for the most confident gym-goer. That’s why Alex Silver-Fagan, Nike trainer and creator of the Flow Into Strong program, created the book Get Strong for Women, which covers everything you need to know about strength training for your healthiest body ever.”