Preparing your body for a pageant is a delicate balance between cardio and resistance training. For some women, losing fat is the main priority while for others gaining muscle tone is their focus. According to trainer Jackie Caroe, you don’t need to lift
50 Best Bodyweight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere to Get Fit
Hit It Hard Full-Body Workout. Worry that you get bulky by lifting weights? Take Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel and Cameron Diaz who religiously lift weight but never bulked up. Weight training makes women lean, toned and sleek. Lay down your fear, h
The Female Training Bible: Gain Muscle. [A lot of good tips and information; I don't really like how they use very gendered language, and how they assume that all women don't want to gain "too much" muscle. But still a good page to refer to.
Full-body kettlebell workout routines - burn calories, lose fat fast with kettlebell exercises that combine both cardio and strength. Kettlebell workouts burn up to 270 calories in 20 minutes or less.
The Ultimate Guide to Sets and Reps for Strength Training
To determine the approach that will work best for you, you should understand the five fundamental approaches to sets and reps -- and the results they tend to produce. Then take a look at your training strengths and weaknesses and learn how to evolve your thinking to produce even better results.