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Fitness Tips for Menopause

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Regular Physical Activity

Women tend to lose muscle mass and gain abdominal fat during and after menopause. Regular physical activity can help prevent weight gain, slow bone loss, and reduce the risk for developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Begin with stretching exercises. Incorporate at least 30 minutes of physical activity in your day. Alternate aerobic exercises such as walking with yoga. Consider strength training with hand-held weights or resistance bands to strengthen muscles and burn calories.

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Very well written article. Hitting all the major bullet points.

October 17, 2012 - 11:22am
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