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Why We Need to Challenge Our Preconceptions About Lifting Weights

There are certain stereotypes that many people hold about guys who lift weights. If a man chooses to lift weights over, say, running or playing sport, then surely his main motivation is to focus on his appearance and get jacked. We may think that guys who are obsessed with working out must have weak egos or are prey to cultural expectations about what a man should look like.

However, lifting weights is so much more about trying to live up to standards of masculinity. For many men (me included), lifting weights is a way of protecting mental health. And new research is highlighting that it’s effective at achieving this.


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