Menopause & Exercise: Can You Reduce Muscle Loss?

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Exercise can have an effect on how your body reacts to this inevitable time of life. You can retain and even improve your fitness level even at this time!
Air Date: 3/5/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Grace DeSimone
DeSimone headshot colorGrace DeSimone is the Editor for ACSMs Resource Manual for Group Exercise Instructors (LWW 2011). She is the National Group Fitness Director for Plus One Health Management in NYC and runs an Anti-Aging Training Program for Women at Ethos Fitness & Day Spa in Midland Park, NJ. She has been in the fitness industry for over 30 years and brings a variety of experiences in commercial, corporate and community settings.
Menopause & Exercise: Can You Reduce Muscle Loss?
Is it menopause or have you simply lost a lot of muscle?

That's the question many women start to ask themselves as they notice small changes in their bodies.

Just because you've entered menopause, it doesn't mean you have to lose muscle mass and fitness.

Strength training can help shape how your body adapts to these inevitable life changes.