|From Live-in Fitness Las Vegas Weightloss Camp|
The Fat Farms of yesteryear were not coed.
Never mind fat farms, mainstream weight-lifting gyms didn’t even allow women until the mid 1980s.
Pumping iron began to be a trend for women desiring a well-sculpted ideal body but it was short-lived. The emerging sport of women’s bodybuilding was sparked by a movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, but the NPC National Physique Committee dictated more muscle on the females by continuing to award the bigger athletes. At one point, they realized that they could not pay people to attend the female bodybuilding events because it had gotten grossly out of hand. The women’s physique world evolved toward “figure” competitions. The winning physiques of figure contests compared to those of the early days of women’s bodybuilding. Finally, an acceptable level of muscle brought back weight training for women.
Most all of the adult fat farms offer some form of weight training, nowadays.
Unfortunately, the judges on the NPC committee yielded to the audience appeal of the competing athletes. On stage what is bigger than life begins to look like beauty from afar. However, when you passed one of those same physiques in the lobby you would surely mutter, “what a freak!” under your breath. So women’s weight lifting was given a bad reputation by a few hormone induced overly muscular females. Mainstream fitness enthusiasts train with weights but many are fearful of getting too muscular due to the poor representation of women’s bodybuilding.
Enough on my rant toward the NPC ruining women’s bodybuilding!
Attend one of the fat farms of today and you will surely lift weights–male or female.
Most weight loss camp participants have been on enough programs to know that they must lose the fat and spare the muscle. Otherwise, weight loss by calorie deprivation will result in loss of precious muscle. Muscle preserves your immune resistance and maintains your metabolism. An impressive loss of scale weight by way of muscle loss inevitably results in yo yo weight gain afterward.
Most Fat Farms focus on dramatic weight loss to motivate the client to maintain results afterward.
If more people would get over their fears about bodybuilding, there would be fewer obese people and fewer yo-yo dieters. The fact is that muscle maintains your metabolism and improves your immune system. You can’t go wrong with weight training because it will enhance weight loss and at the same time the muscle will reshape your physique. Weight loss without muscle training will result in a flabby body and the tendency to regain the weight even easier. Next time you try to lose weight, before you go to a fat farm– start lifting some weights!