Going into the weight section to lift weights around iron-pumpin' dudes, and she-hulk ladies can be a very intimidating. You see them grunting, pumping, and slamming weights. Their neck vein is throbbing at their throat, as they strain to stand up from a 500lb deadlift.
I am here to tell you that they started where you were.
Yes, even the guys.
All of them had shitty form and swung their bicep curls at one point -- and a lot of them still do. I am not here to rip people into shreds at the gym, I am just trying to tell you that lifting weight is a learning experience. You won't get better at it, until you practice. And even with a coach and a physiology degree, there will always be more to learn.
I remember before I started squatting, I read articles on top of articles. I read academic literature. I went on a YouTube binge on how to squat properly. When I walked into the gym, feeling confident in my pink tank top, pink weightlifting belt, and mascara, I still had a wobbly form.
Go figure -- I forgot to put on my liquid eyeliner.
Even powerlifting and weightlifting athletes who have been in the sport for decades, still go into practice everyday to tweak their technique, lean new exercises, and clean up mistakes.
Here's The Best Weight Lifting Tip For Newbs:
Just get in there and lift!
Make mistakes, ask questions, keep learning.