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Bodybuilding Workout Plan For Women
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Bodybuilding Workout Plan For Women

More women than ever are reaching out to Lipstick Lifters for tips on building lean muscle.  In a bid to help as many of you as possible, we…

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Apr 22nd, 2020 -3 min read
Workout Splits For Women
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Workout Splits For Women

When it comes to getting physical and aesthetic results in weightlifting; workout splits are vital for the most efficient outcomes.  If you…

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Apr 18th, 2020 -4 min read
Butt Lifting Exercises
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Butt Lifting Exercises

Women build bums like men build biceps.  It requires consistent effort, but once it pops, it will be your badge of honour.  So if you’re…

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Apr 14th, 2020 -4 min read
36 Bodyweight Exercises You Can Do Without A Gym
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36 Bodyweight Exercises You Can Do Without A Gym

Ok so let’s be real; bodyweight exercises aren’t going to replace or replicate the results of your usual heavy lifting routine.  But in a…

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Mar 24th, 2020 -2 min read
5 Things You Can Do While Your Gym Is Closed
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5 Things You Can Do While Your Gym Is Closed

With more gyms around the world being forced to close their doors, many weightlifters will be left wondering what to do with their lives…

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Mar 23rd, 2020 -3 min read
Drop Sets Explained: Why, When & How To Use Them
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Drop Sets Explained: Why, When & How To Use Them

If you don’t know; drop sets are yet another technique used by weightlifters, mostly bodybuilders, in order to build muscle at a faster rate…

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Feb 11th, 2020 -3 min read
Can Beetroot Juice Make You Stronger?
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Can Beetroot Juice Make You Stronger?

According to some in depth scientific studies, beetroot juice and/or supplements can boost your performance in the gym.  It’s no secret that…

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Feb 5th, 2020 -2 min read
Triceps Exercises For Women
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Triceps Exercises For Women

It is no secret around here that we take the fundamentals of weightlifting and we load exercises to fast track your results.  So allow us to…

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Oct 12th, 2019 -4 min read
German Volume Training Explained For Beginners
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German Volume Training Explained For Beginners

Not for the faint hearted; German volume training, (also known as just volume training) is your fast track to building muscle.  So what’s it…

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Oct 10th, 2019 -3 min read
Supersets Explained; Why - When & How To Use Them
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Supersets Explained; Why - When & How To Use Them

A superset is when you perform two or more exercises back to back with no rest in-between.  Usually each exercise will target a different…

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Oct 7th, 2019 -3 min read
A Weightlifting Routine For Women Who Don’t Play
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A Weightlifting Routine For Women Who Don’t Play

Our weightlifting routines for women are exclusively for heavy lifters.  They are targeted, unique, and readily available to anyone who…

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Oct 3rd, 2019 -3 min read
Hack Squat - Your Killer Quad Builder
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Hack Squat - Your Killer Quad Builder

If you're struggling to load and build your quads, you may want to consider adding the lesser known hack squat to your routine.  It is no…

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Sep 30th, 2019 -3 min read
Gym Workouts For Women
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Gym Workouts For Women

Quality gym workouts for women who want to change their physique and/or build their physical strength can be difficult to come by. But that…

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Sep 30th, 2019 -4 min read
Targeted Training Made Simple
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Targeted Training Made Simple

All experienced lifters train with intention.  And if you are to achieve your best results, you should too… Seriously, take the time to…

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Sep 21st, 2019 -3 min read
8 Reasons You Must Change Your Workouts Frequently
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8 Reasons You Must Change Your Workouts Frequently

I’m sure you know that you can’t repeat the same workout forever and expect to keep seeing changes.  If you've ever wondered why; here are…

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Aug 25th, 2019 -4 min read
What Muscles Do Squats Work?
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What Muscles Do Squats Work?

To begin with, you should know that squats are, without a doubt, one of the most important exercises you can do to build strength and…

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Jul 31st, 2019 -3 min read
What Muscles Do Deadlifts Work?
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What Muscles Do Deadlifts Work?

What muscles do deadlifts work?  Well first and foremost, let's just put it straight out there; deadlifts are, without a doubt, the king…

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Jul 30th, 2019 -3 min read
Grip Strength: How To Improve Yours
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Grip Strength: How To Improve Yours

It should be noted that your grip strength is just as important as any other type of strength you intend to build. It may seem insignificant…

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Jul 23rd, 2019 -4 min read
Compound Exercises: Get More Gains In Less Time
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Compound Exercises: Get More Gains In Less Time

Before we get into it; if you’re unfamiliar with the term; a compound exercise is one that works two or more muscle groups and more often…

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Jul 23rd, 2019 -3 min read
The Importance of Muscle Group Rotation
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The Importance of Muscle Group Rotation

Muscle group rotation, aka; ‘training splits’ are by far the most superior approach to building your workout plans.  The primary benefit of…

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Jul 20th, 2019 -3 min read
Weightlifting For Beginners: The Ultimate Guide
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Weightlifting For Beginners: The Ultimate Guide

Stepping into the world of weightlifting need not be scary or complex.  The fact is, everybody started somewhere and anybody with an ounce…

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Jun 28th, 2019 -14 min read
Women’s Workouts - Redefined
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Women’s Workouts - Redefined

I would have a lot less beef with the women’s fitness industry if it prioritised women’s workouts that got results over what looks good…

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Mar 1st, 2019 -4 min read
A Bulking Workout Plan For Women
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A Bulking Workout Plan For Women

A bulking workout for women who want to build muscle fast:  The words ‘women’ and ‘bulking’ aren’t generally placed together in the world of…

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Feb 11th, 2019 -5 min read
Fitness Plans For Women - Change Your Physique
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Fitness Plans For Women - Change Your Physique

Fitness plans for women that actually build physiques are frustratingly difficult to come by.  The truth is, some women’s fitness plans can…

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Feb 7th, 2019 -8 min read
What ‘Tone Up’ Really Means
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What ‘Tone Up’ Really Means

I don’t like to pick holes in the words that people use to express themselves, but whenever I hear of see the words ‘toning exercises’ or ‘I…

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Feb 5th, 2019 -5 min read
Smith Machine Squat - Used To Your Advantage
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Smith Machine Squat - Used To Your Advantage

Squats on a smith machine are given a much harder time than they deserve in the weightlifting community. From a heavy lifters perspective…

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Feb 3rd, 2019 -4 min read
Glute Bridge vs Hip Thrust
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Glute Bridge vs Hip Thrust

The glute bridge vs hip thrust debate is not uncommon amongst gym goers and it is for good reason.  As far as glute isolation exercises…

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Jan 27th, 2019 -5 min read
Push Pull Legs Routine Explained
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Push Pull Legs Routine Explained

A push pull legs routine is arguably one of the more simple approaches to a training split and it is for good reason.  Because, above…

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Dec 14th, 2018 -4 min read
Sumo Squat – vs – Regular Squat
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Sumo Squat – vs – Regular Squat

There’s a reason the fitness industry loves squats; it’s because this power move is by far one of your most efficient muscle builders.  As a…

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Nov 18th, 2018 -4 min read
Dumbbell Exercises For Women
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Dumbbell Exercises For Women

Dumbbell exercises and a good dumbbell workout program alone can alter your entire body composition, which is why in this article I want to…

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Nov 14th, 2018 -4 min read
Romanian Deadlift: Why You Shouldn’t Neglect This Power Move
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Romanian Deadlift: Why You Shouldn’t Neglect This Power Move

Commonly underused, the Romanian deadlift is an incredibly effective power move that shouldn't be neglected.  This deadlift variation has…

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Aug 15th, 2018 -6 min read
Weight Training For Women
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Weight Training For Women

Weight training for women is more popular than ever.  The misconceptions of women becoming  ‘bulky’ or  ‘too masculine’  as a result of…

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Aug 15th, 2018 -16 min read
Things female weightlifters wish they knew before they started
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Things female weightlifters wish they knew before they started

Just for fun I asked our community the question: “What do you wish someone told you before you started?” Here are some of the responses from…

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Jul 15th, 2018 -3 min read
Bitchy Insults That Are Actually Compliments To Ladies Who Lift
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Bitchy Insults That Are Actually Compliments To Ladies Who Lift

I love doing these types of posts, they’re really good fun to put together and who doesn’t enjoy a good giggle! So here are some bitchy…

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Jul 14th, 2018 -2 min read
How To Use A Squat Rack
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How To Use A Squat Rack

If you’re not sure how to use a squat rack correctly and most importantly; safely. This guide is for you.  To the new lifter, a squat rack…

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Jul 3rd, 2018 -12 min read
Vintage Female Weightlifters
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Vintage Female Weightlifters

Let these vintage female weightlifters be an inspiration to us all.  The idea that physical strength and muscles are reserved only for men…

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Mar 11th, 2018 -3 min read
Weightlifting During Pregnancy
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Weightlifting During Pregnancy

There seems to be a lot of speculation around women and weight lifting during pregnancy.  Most of this, I believe, derives from a general…

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Jan 17th, 2018 -7 min read
Overtraining: Five Signs You Need To Take A Break
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Overtraining: Five Signs You Need To Take A Break

Weightlifting is addictive and as a result, overtraining is common in this community.  The trouble is, when you push your body past its…

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Jan 7th, 2018 -4 min read
What Women Who Lift Really Look Like
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What Women Who Lift Really Look Like

Before we get into this, let's get one thing straight from the start:  There is absolutely no denying that women who lift are strong yet…

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Jun 2nd, 2017 -4 min read