start with 5lbs, then go up, i wouldnt go over 10 lbs though, you dont want to be gross looking.
I think this is bad advice. I call it how I see it.
Anyway, I've been lifting 'heavy' for about 6 months though and I love the results. Women naturally make less testosterone then men so the "gross" look that mandielynn is talking about is not a naturally occurring sensation. Most women bodybuilders take things to the extreme with diet and exercising... as well as taking supplements, and it wouldn't shock me to find that some take testosterone injections. You, being the skinny thing that you are, could not look like that unless you really really really went out of your way to do so.
That being said, lift heavier weights. Lift as much as you can. You should be doing 3 sets of 8-10 repittions. The weight should be heavy enough to make the last two reps of every set difficult. See what I'm saying?... Cont....
at 12:57 AM on Aug. 24, 2009