1.) When starting out pick a gym that you are comfortable in most gyms will provide a free tour of there facility if you ask politely at the front desk. Since most gyms will be male dominated in the weight room section take a good look at the environment and ensure yourself it’s right for you. If you cant see yourself there look for all female gyms with a good weight room.
2.) Find a great personally trainer maybe even a female trainer if possible that can relate to you better then a male trainer. Look for competitive rates because many personal trainers can be extremely expensive and only as valuable as some offering services for half the price so don’t be afraid to look around.
3.) No matter what you want to do be it bulk up or get toned your going to need a great diet that is half the battle. Start by reading ingredients at your local grocery store finding good lean sources of protein, carbohydrates and good fats. Contact a nutritionist and they can help you plan out a healthy well balanced diet.
4.) Everyone has a hectic schedule working a 9-5 job can be really hard to make time for anything else. Get out a pen and mark on your calendar and commit to three days a week you will go to the gym and the times consistency is everything in weight lifting without it you will surely fail.
5.) The best weight lifting for women tip would be to make small goals that are achievable and write them down or post them in a cupboard or locker, mirror etc and continue to pursue these small goals until you have achieved your ultimate physique.