I have read some articles regd female weight training here on bodybuilding.com and decided to design a workout for my wife which is similar to mine. She is 5 feet 2" and weight 125lb (58kg). She had a baby last year in June and she is now planing on going to the gym for first time.
I have suggested her the following routine.
Monday and Thursday (Chest, shoulder, triceps)
Wednesday and Saturday (Only Cardio)
Tuesday and Friday (Back, biceps, legs)
Each bodypart mentioned above will involve 2 exercises consisting of 4 sets each and each set will be worked to failure. For example 2 exercises for the chest, 2 for shoulders and so on. Also i have advised her when it comes to lifting, she should lift heavy and not really light weights and when it comes to diet, i have advised her on a good high protein diet but with 40g to 50g of carbs daily which would come in the form of healthy carbs or from fruits.
Before workout, i have advised for a 5 to 10 minute warmup on rowing machine and after workout, cardio for around 30-40 minutes. Any suggestions?