Ep. 191 - Should Women Train Differently To Men?

08 Mar 2021

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Ep. 191 - Should Women Train Differently To Men?

On this episode of RNT Fitness Radio, the team and I discuss the big question: should women train differently to men? And if so, how? We discuss all the variables of training that we need to consider in order to maximise your time spent training. It’s important to remember though that these are the cherries on top of the icing on the cake, so listen on with that in mind. We finish up on the nutritional considerations that may be pertinent for women, and what the best advice we would give to any woman looking to maximise their health and fitness endeavours. For the men tuning in, worry not, there are a lot of comparisons, similarities and nuggets that will be pertinent for you too.
“You should train what you want to develop.” 
- Ivan Gavranic
Timestamps:

00:00 – Intro  
02:15 – Training difference on Intensity 
05:30 – Difference in gender 
07:10 – Stigma on women doing weights 
09:35 – Volume: Muscle mass and muscle strength 
11:30 – Physiological differences 
14:05 – Impression on CrossFit women 
18:00 – Training difference on Frequency 
21:10 – Focal points  
22:34 – Training what you want to develop 
27:40 – Going beyond training 
31:20 – Finding areas where you want to focus on 
35:16 – Lifestyle consideration 
38:00 – Nutritional differences between men and women 
39:20 – Women being afraid of food 
41:30 – Control as key for being in shape 
43:00 – Female physiology vs male physiology 
49:10 – Wrap up

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