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Training and the Menopause - Advice that may help...

🚴‍♀️ Do low-intensity cardio - A study of formerly sedentary women found adding 50 mins of aerobic activity, four times a week for six months helped to decrease menopausal symptoms, especially night sweats, mood swings and irritability.⁣

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🏋️‍♀️ Lift Weights - Increased bone mineral density, muscle mass, confidence and happiness levels.⁣

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🕴 Skipping - Fight the effects of declining oestrogen by providing the impact needed to strengthen bones in a controlled manner.⁣

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👭 Train with others (or a PT 😁) - "Feed off the positive energy of others!” ⁣

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⚖ Perform balance exercises - Help your muscles with the onset of the menopause.⁣

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🧊 Exercise to reduce hot flushes - Compared with a control group, a workout group were not only fitter but reported striking improvements in symptoms, with frequency of hot flushes dropping by as much as 60%.⁣

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🌬 Breathing exercises - Helps to lower stress hormones and achieve a reduction in the degree of bother and distress caused by hot flushes.⁣

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📰 ARTICLE 🗞 https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/how-to-work-out-after-50-the-expert-guide-for-women-6qgv0qvfq⁣

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