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25 Diet And Fitness Myths You Should Stop Believing

8. Myth: You'll Get Bulky If You Lift Heavy Weights
Many women are hesitant to lift heavy because they believe they'll get "bulky," but that's just not true. (Also, what is bulky anyway?) Just because you pick up a heavy weight does not mean your going to look uber-muscular overnight — that look is achieved through a combination of factors including nutrition and genetics.