Menopause affects women of a “certain age” and is caused by a gradual but significant drop in levels of the hormone estrogen which results in an absence of periods for 12 or more months. Men sometimes suffer a similar condition which is commonly called andropause. Unlike menopause, andropause is caused by a decline in testosterone levels. Menopause is the more documented and common condition.
If you want to live long, you need to live strong! In this article, I want to lift the lid on exercising and aging to show you how to get the most from your golden years.
As an experienced certified fitness trainer, I often work with older exercisers and it’s remarkable to see how being fit and and strong can give older exercisers a new lease on life. Many go from being unable to easily move around to being able to live a productive and independent life. In many ways, exercise gives these older clients a new lease on life. I can tell you it’s very gratifying and rewarding. Read More
Jun 29, 2013 By Mark Darco Health