The following article was written for women but is definitely applicable for all. Many ladies express a concern about lifting heavy weights in case they get "too muscular" or masculine looking - but the idea that a person could suddenly find themselves with unwanted lean muscle mass is simply false. It takes a lot of work and proper eating to gain even a few pounds of lean muscle. For those hoping to lose weight and change body composition there are many factors that will govern how quickly this will happen - it's hard work and doesn't happen by chance. Anyone who has put on a few pounds over a period of months due to a combination of sedentary lifestyle and/or improper diet, can attest to how quickly it can happen and get out of hand. The process of losing those pounds is more time consuming and painstaking.
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