Any woman who works out with weights will likely wax lyrical about it.
Weight-lifting brings tangible results and is hugely satisfying.
It’s becoming increasingly popular amongst women but many still fear they’ll soon resemble body-builders – rather than create the lean physique they desire.
Gradually general consensus is shifting though – with more and more women trying resistance training – be that with weights or just their own bodies – and never looking back.
One female personal trainer even told The Independent she can eat eight times as much as she used to when doing purely cardio.