One of the things that women dread the most is menopause. This time in a woman’s life brings about many changes and you feel as if you have no control over anything in your life. By exercising, you will have a way to release some of the pent up energy that you may be experiencing as well as have some control over your body once again.
When you exercise you body will tell your adrenal glands to turn the hormone androstenedione into estrogen. In order to produce enough of this on a daily basis you will need to exercise at least 30 minutes a day and 4 times a week.
Of course, long term workouts will help to promote healthy bones and can reduce your risk of osteoporosis. Every woman is different in the way that bone density decreases, but if you exercise than you can reduce your risk of danger.
There are many different exercises that you can do in order to help with your menopause. A lot of the exercises you do and the type of routine you will have is going to depend on how much time you have and if you are working out at home or in a gym. Because of these reasons, you will either have the option of equipment for your workout or watching a video to work out to.
If you are just looking to get mobile and add some activity to your everyday lifestyle, walking, jogging or even swimming can be a great way to get active. Don’t forget that you can ride a bike as well. All of these things will not only help to get you healthy and in control but it can also help to fight depression and cardiovascular disease.
Taking control of your menopause means that you need to think with positivity and get control. Speak with your doctor and let him or her know what your goals are and how you want to get there. They may be able to give you some ideas on how to start an exercise routine and take back control of your life.