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Empower Your Perimenopause Journey with Strength Training

Updated: Apr 28

Perimenopause is a natural stage of life that brings with it a host of changes, both physical and emotional. But did you know that strength training can be a powerful ally in navigating this transitional period with confidence? Let's delve into how strength training can benefit women going through perimenopause, specifically addressing bone density, metabolism, muscle maintenance, insulin sensitivity, longevity, and quality of life.

Bone Density and Osteoporosis Prevention

Strength training stimulates bone growth, essential for maintaining bone density and preventing osteoporosis. As estrogen levels decline during perimenopause, women become more susceptible to bone density loss. Strength training challenges bones, prompting them to become denser and more resistant to fractures. By investing in strength training, women can safeguard their bone health and reduce the risk of fractures in the years to come.

Metabolism Boost

Strength training isn't just about muscles; it's also about metabolism, insulin sensitivity, and longevity. As we age, muscle loss can lead to a slower metabolism and decreased insulin sensitivity. However, strength training preserves lean muscle mass and improves insulin resistance by enhancing glucose uptake in muscles. This not only keeps metabolism firing on all cylinders but also helps regulate blood sugar levels more effectively, supporting overall health and vitality during perimenopause.

Enhanced Longevity and Quality of Life

By prioritising strength training during perimenopause, women are setting the stage for a vibrant and active future. Preserving muscle mass, bone density, and insulin sensitivity not only promotes longevity but also enhances quality of life. Strength training fosters mobility, functionality, and independence, allowing women to embrace all that life has to offer with confidence and resilience.

Strength training is a valuable tool for women navigating the perimenopause journey. By prioritising bone health, metabolism, muscle maintenance, insulin sensitivity, longevity, and quality of life, women can empower themselves to embrace this stage of life with strength and vitality.

If you want to improve your quality of life with some strength training then try out our Small Group PT sessions. These are programmed for women post 40. It is only $50 for a Two Week Trial.

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