Menopause is an important stage of women’s lives and is a natural part of the ageing process that usually occurs between the ages of 45 and 55 years of age. However around 1 in 100 women experience the menopause earlier than this. Most women will experience several symptoms which can have a significant impact on their day to day lives.
Common symptoms include:
- Hot flushes
- Difficulty sleeping
- Mood swings
- Reduced sex drive
- Reduced muscle mass (atrophy)
- Weak Bones (Osteoporosis)
One way of mitigating some of these symptoms is by participating in regular strength training.
So, what are the benefits of Strength Training?
- Preventing fat gain
- Increase muscle mass
- Reduced risk of heart disease and diabetes
- Stronger bones
- Boosting your mood