In here a few weeks ago I had to referred to changing the time and frequency of of my exercise sessions.
Currently I lift weights 2x per week for 30 to 35 minutes of training with warm-up and cool-down stretching. For a total of 40 to 45 minutes for each workout.
I had written that I would report back as to how it’s going.
I find that exercising consistently 2x every week for a shorter time in each session has toned my body better than it’s ever been.
It might be that I train harder and more intensely because the time I have is shorter.
I’ve been doing the new routine for over 7 weeks so far. I had a 3-week setback of not training. Yet quickly reversed course and started the sessions again.
The proof of the success is that I’m 54, living in menopause, and haven’t gained weight. In fact I lost 4 pounds after changing the time and frequency of the sessions.
To maintain your physical and mental health post-40 years old I recommend strength training. Specifically lifting weights.
I weigh the same as I did 8 years ago when I first started lifting. The difference is I dropped one pant and one skirt size. This happened because I gained muscle.
I ask you: is 45 minutes 2x per week so hard to fit into a person’s schedule?
You’ll like the results you get.
Next week I will return to talking about the benefits of having a home gym.