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You’ve said it – or maybe your gym buddy has declared the following while you two wander the weight room in search of the perfect set of 5 lb. weights: “Girl, I want to tone up, but I don’t want to get bulky!”

Bottom line, most women have a love-fear relationship when it comes to weights.

And despite the fact that most women do already know that lifting weights does a body good, there’s still a good majority of women who totally avoid heavy weights for fear of getting big “man muscles.”

Problem is, there’s a big, fat flaw in this logic when it comes to lifting weights!

So the question remains: Does lifting heavy weights really make women bulky?

Check out my video to get the full FIT 411!

Dr. Phoenyx Austin, M.D. is a Sports Medicine Specialist, Bestselling author, Communications Consultant, and founder of the “FitBeauty” movement for women who love natural beauty, fitness, and healthy living. Find Dr. Phoenyx on her website, YouTube , and Instagram.

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