Weight Gain & Metabolism
Expect to see some weight gain in menopause which can lead to hypertension, diabetes and coronary heart disease if unchecked.
Estrogen: decreasing levels leads to reduce metabolic rate which in turn reduces fat to energy conversion rate.
Drop in Physical activity with age with reduction of muscle mass.
Exercise is the most effective ways to:
- Manage your weight
- Retain bone density
- Improve depression
- improve your cardiac risk factors
- Improve insulin resistance
- Reduce chances of developing type II diabetes
- Strengthen your muscles and joints
- Increase sexual health
Strength training & Cardio Training are recommended
Please obtain a fitness clearance prior to starting an exercise routine