Benefits of exercising
Here is why exercising is important if you are nearing menopause:
- Promotes healthy
weight loss: Exercising healthily aids one’s weight loss. Women do gain weight during menopause and working out can help maintain or lose it. Exercise also releases happy hormones that alleviate the mood.
- Help manage symptoms of menopause: Exercising also helps manage the symptoms of menopause like hot flashes, and severe stomach issues. Post-menopausal symptoms like lethargy, nausea, anxiety, etc. can also be managed by exercising and working out.
bones: Exercise helps strengthen bones and joints that eventually become weak with age. Menopause also aids the onset of osteoporosisin women. It also helps maintain an increased bone density.
- Uplifts mood: Exercising releases various hormones that make you feel happy and jovial. Hormones like serotonin and dopamine get boosted once you hit the gym or road.
- Helps maintain lean
muscle mass: With age, the percentage of muscle mass becomes a very important factor in a woman’s life. The loss of lean muscle mass can increase the risk of fractures and falls. Regular working out ensures that doesn’t happen.
Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purposes only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a dietician before starting any fitness programme or making any changes to your diet.