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Women on Weights

By Maureen Hagan

Women on Weights
Teach a progressive strength class.


trength training is finally getting the attention it deserves as a beneficial, safe and effective exercise for women. After years of misinformation, women are learning that strength training not only enhances muscle tone but also boosts metabolism, augments fat oxidation and reduces injury risk. Fitness instructors can make the most of this newfound awareness by offering a well-designed strength class that includes a variety of equipment, targets multiple muscle groups and emphasizes function. I have created a program I call “Women on Weights,” a 6-week course that features 12 workouts and the following training priorities:


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Maureen Hagan, PT

"Maureen (Mo) Hagan is a global fitness ambassador and has been recognized for her work in fitness spanning three decades. She is the chief operating officer for canfitpro and the recipient of multiple industry awards, including the IHRSA Julie Main Woman Leader of the Year (2016) and the Canadian Fitness Industry Leader of the Year (2019)."

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