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Muscle Makeover: Why Resistance Training is Essential in Menopause

Resistance training is essential in menopause. It is supportive of your hormones. It’s an endocrine organ. It supports blood sugar levels, moods and more! All inside! Are you navigating menopause noticing unfavorable changes in your body composition? This episode of Flipping 50 is your ticket to understanding why muscle matters now more than ever. Discover […]

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10 Comprehensive Ways Resistance Training Revolutionizes Menopause Health

Picture the headline: Resistance training revolutionizes menopause health. It’s that simple. It’s 2024. We still hear both about the use of HRT or reasons (perhaps outdated) not to. We hear about both animal protein and the plant protein advocates. With this simple method of – humor me – hormone enhancement – there is no argument. We all

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What They Don’t Teach Women About Strength Training and should

What don’t they teach women about strength training? Plenty. For starters, how she’s unique from males, how she uniquely burns fat during exercise, and how her pre-menopause exercise and post-menopause exercise results will change. Most of all, how to be the absolute happiest and most successful with exercise at any point in her life. So,

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Resistance Training for Women Over 40 Q and A | Menopause Fitness

It’s resistance training for women over 40 Q and A time! An attendee at the What, When & Why to Exercise for Women 40+ asked this question and other trainers and you may also have this question. Q: Can you explain how ‘progressive overload’ builds strength/gains muscle (hypertrophy)? Is it possible for someone who is working out

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How Long Should Strength Training Sessions for Menopause Be? | ASK the EXPERT Q and A

Strength training sessions for menopause optimization are different. They’re different than you’ve ever done in your life, different than a man of your same age. But repeatedly this question comes up, so I’m paying tribute to it again. Because if we get it wrong we risk losing the benefits we’re really after from strength training

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Shoulder
Circumference outside of both arms, at the armpit

Right Triceps
Halfway btwn shoulder & elbow, arm extended.

Hips
Find the widest point of girth at the hips

Right Thigh
Standing with weight on both legs, measure halfway between knee cap and hip flexor

Right Calf
Standing with weight on both legs, find the largest point of calf.

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Chest
Measure from the rib cage just under breasts at bra line

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