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