While some weightlifting advice is universal, other advice is not, especially when it comes to training women and men. Physiology, anatomy and hormones, for example, can vary between women and men, and this can impact on how training should be programmed for women.
Bench press. Lat pulldown. Biceps curls. Ab crunches. Leg press. For many men, these are their go-to choices for strength-training workouts. While these exercises can certainly help increase strength or improve definition, each one focuses on just one body part or muscle group at a time, which isn’t actually the way muscles are designed to function.