womens exercise Tag

As we progress through life, our body is challenged in different ways. Menopause is no different. So, how should you adapt your exercise for menopause? Australian women typically experience menopause between ages 50-55 years, however, it can occur in younger women secondary to surgery, chemotherapy or radiation. With changing body composition, energy levels, hormone balance and more, it's a period of adjustment for your body. Why is exercise important? A significant change that occurs in menopause is weight gain, especially around the waist. This is not only uncomfortable but also a significant risk factor for other health conditions. A woman’s risk for numerous medical...