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Exercise After Menopause

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Exercise intensity

You can exercise after menopause. And you can exercise hard, too. There's still a lot of life in you, even though it might not feel that way at times.

I see old grandmothers lifting weights. And improving their life with it.

If they can do it, you can do it too. They make 1 pound weights you know.

You have to work out hard to get any results. Are your arms flabby? What about your hips? Belly? Then you need to get some muscle developed.

Resistance exercise

You need resistance exercise. That means lifting weights.

Or if you can't get to a gym it means exercise bands. They're not expensive. But the gym is better.

You need a plan for exercise. You have to know what exercises you are going to do before you get to the gym. The repetitions. The sets.

You need to keep track of your exercises. Get a notebook. Write it down. Make sure that the next workout you do more than you did this workout.

Cardio exercise

You need some cardio. You probably can't keep weight off without it.

Did you tend to be heavy before menopause? Are people in your family heavy? Then you need even more cardio.

What kind? Run if you can. If you can't run then walk fast. Outdoors. Not on a treadmill. If you can't run do a stairmaster at the gym.

Or even better do the crosstrainer. The crosstrainer works the upper body and the lower body at the same time.

If you can't do any of that, then you can swim.

But I can't do it!

Do you think you can't do any of these things? Then put your thinking cap on and figure out something that you can do. And if you still can't come up with anything you didn't try hard enough.

You can always come up with reasons why you can't do exercise after menopause. Or reasons why it's not necessary. We call those reasons "excuses." Excuses and reasons why you can't do things won't get you to your goal.

The key is persistence

Keep working at it. Don't give up. It won't come easily. And it won't come fast.

But if you do everything I've outlined here you will get results. You might need to do some adjusting. And you might need to work at it harder at your exercise after menopause than you think you should. But that's how life is sometimes.

If you keep at it you will be able to succeed, no matter what condition you are in right now.

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