Week 44 Frumpy to Fabulous-Weight Train 3 times a week

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Welcome to Week 44 of the Frumpy to Fabulous this week’s habit change is to weight train 3 times a week.

Our bodies produce their own calcium when we lift weights and it helps fight Osteoporosis.

You can hire a trainer for a few sessions to get acclimated or you can join a group fitness training class but go at your own pace do not lift to the beat of the music.

  • Aim for 3 times a week-full body circuit or you can break it down into body parts
  • muscle is more dense than fat
  • strength training increases metabolism and burns fat longer than cardio exercise

I hope you are enjoying the Frumpy to Fabulous series, if you have missed any previous weeks you can see them all on the Frumpy to Fabulous Pinterest board.

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  • Kristin Hale

    Great tips. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  • Savannah

    Great tips! I don’t have the money for a trainer so I’ve been looking online for videos…. I will admit not as good as a personal trainer, but gets the job done 🙂

  • Shauna Lynn

    This is a great idea! More muscle = more calories burned. Gotta remember that.

  • Crystal Medina

    Great Tips! I just started a strength strength workout I have lost 10 pounds in a month in a half doing cardio (Zumba) not I need muscles lol

  • Victoria H

    I try to work out more so I definitely will be keeping this in mind.

  • Angie Agerter

    Wow I never knew that our bodies produced their own calcium if we lifted weights, amazing little tidbit!

  • I didn’t know that our bodies produced their own calcium and I should know this but maybe its because I don’t lift weights. I want to go from frumpy to fabulous as well. Loving these posts. 🙂

  • ruthhill74

    This is something that I used to do much more faithfully than I do now. Thanks for reminding and challenging me.

  • Denise Taylor-Dennis

    I really need to exercise currently I am not doing any exercise. We have a weight set here at home I really have no excuse.

  • Aimee Worley

    I need to commit more to exercise! I try and eat as healthy as possible, but I always too fatigued to work out anymore 🙁

  • Michelle Elizondo

    Being healthy is a life choice…not a life style.

  • Maryann D

    Osteoporosis runs in my family. I do try to exercise and lift weights whenever possible. I know this is important for me to keep my bones strong.

  • Amanda E.

    So many women feel like weight training is for men, but it really boosts your weight loss when you use it along with cardio.

  • Karen Glatt

    I need to weight train, but I do not. It is a very good thing to do for my bones. I have some weights and I need to get into lifting some weights for my health

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