How to Start Strength Training

building muscle strength training Feb 20, 2024
Dumbbells on a rack

Without even the slightest bit of doubt, strength training is hands down the most important thing you can do for your health.



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If you want to learn more about strength training to get started but are unsure of where to begin, this episode will help.

Show Notes

Imagine lifting that heavy box up the stairs with ease, walking up that massive staircase without feeling out of breath, and strutting through life with more confidence than you've ever felt before. All this (and so much more!) is possible if you start prioritizing strength training in your life TODAY! 

In this episode, I share everything you need to know for starting your strength training journey. I will tell you how to find the right strength training program for you and tailor your diet and lifestyle to build muscle. I also highlight the muscles and exercises you should prioritize and encourage you to enjoy the entire process. Get ready to say hello to more muscle, less fat, and a whole lot of body recomposition!

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Topics Covered:

  • Preparing for your strength training  
  • At home strength training 
  • The importance of using the right equipment 
  • Finding the training plan for you 
  • Start slowly to solidify your technique 
  • Muscles and exercises to prioritize 
  • Embracing the process 
  • Tips for your optimizing your diet  


Resources Mentioned:

  • Listen to the first 15 episodes of Holly Perkins Health Podcast HERE
  • Join the waitlist for The Body Composition Project HERE 
  • Check out my 6 Week Strength Training and Cardio Plan HERE
  • Buy Lift to Get Lean HERE


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