Women In The Gym, Tip #4: Train With Free Weights. Training with free weights (barbells and dumbbells) is nearly always preferable to using a machine. The machines usually lock you into a single range of motion, and are often targeted at a small group of muscles, or even a single muscle.
Women In The Gym, Tip #1: Ditch The Cardio. Still spending hours on the cross trainer each week? If you want to lose weight and tone up then you are doing the WRONG exercise. So what should you be doing? When you are in the gym, choose exercises that either help you to Get Fit or Get Strong. Steady-state cardio achieves neither.
How NOT To Lose Gym Friends: Tip #1: Wipe Up After Yourself There are few things more disgusting in the gym than someone else's sweat patch left on equipment. If you are sweating like a politician on Judgement Day, then be aware that everything you touch is also going to be damp. Take a towel to the gym with you and either lie on it, or wipe up after you finish.
How To Stop Emotional Eating: Tip Find Satisfying Replacements Once you figure out why food makes you feel better, you can come up with alternative behaviours that can help you cope instead of emotional eating.