For some of us, the benefits of female-only training groups are obvious: comfort, community, and focus. Others may not have fully realised just how beneficial or important these benefits can be.
Comfort & Support
Let’s start with the benefits we can all understand right away. It’s just more comfortable for many women to get loose and get focused in a supportive women-only group. And it only makes sense, since it’s so easy to feel a little lost in large co-ed gyms or training sessions. It’s easy to wonder if the exercises or machines are built for your goals and your body. You don’t have to worry about that in a women’s only training session, that’s for sure.
In a women-only training session (with great trainers!), you can be sure that everything you do is tailored to your goals. And maybe even more important than that—everyone around you shares similar goals and works to empower one another along the way. Both trainers and participants often share invaluable tips for toning your body, improving skin and hair, decreasing stress, reducing cellulite and much more. Since nutrition and fitness have such a huge impact on daily life, it’s no wonder women want to learn from and empower one another.
The Female Approach to Weightlifting
This brings us to the next point in favour of ladies-only group sessions: instilling the importance of weightlifting. The benefits of weightlifting are huge for both men and women, but women can be turned off by the idea for several reasons. Most commonly, the intimidation factor or the idea that women don’t want to get bulky. Of course, getting bulky is rarely a problem—it actually takes years of focused effort to achieve that result, so it’s not going to happen overnight or by accident.
And on top of that, any intimidation that comes with weightlifting can be totally avoided in a beginners class for women. Trained professionals are there, not only for safety, but also to give seasoned advice and explain the wide variety of benefits. After all—if you don’t know why you’re working out, you’re not going to stick with it. In case you’re wondering, here’s a short list of just some of the benefits of weightlifting for women:
- Weight loss
- Stress reduction
- Decreased risk of osteoporosis & injury
- Reduced back pain
- Improved sleep
- Improved bone & heart health
On top of all that, it can be hugely beneficial to have coaches telling beginners how to move correctly in order to maximize the impact of their workouts and avoid injuries.
For so many women, female-only training sessions have offered the spark of confidence they needed to start an incredible fitness journey. It doesn’t have to be forever, of course. It can be the first step you take towards a stronger you. That’s why we’ve designed a course that acts as the perfect first step. It’s female only, with highly-trained coaches offering guidance that you’ll remember for your entire training life. It’s super fun and includes a full nutrition guide and unlimited support in a private support group so you can always check in. We also do pre and post measurements, body fat % checks and pictures so you can track your progress and see how far you’ve come in only 6 weeks.
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