BIG Fitness Mistake Women Over 50 Make (It's Crucial to Lean Muscle) Rest is required! Between exercise sessions AND between use of the same muscle groups. Science says for both beginners and intermediate strength training 1-3 minutes is ideal. (Sometimes advanced lifters need a little more). 5 Exercises to get more out of each workout and stop wasting time at the gym! (or home workouts too)
Rest between sets brings cortisol back down. If it stays elevated it can prevent the reduction of fat you may want from your exercise.
Are you tired of settling for weight gain and fatigue just because you’re approaching or have already passed age 50? You can still get in the best shape of your life, no matter your age!
Debra Atkinson – a 39-year fitness veteran and international fitness presenter, Master trainer to personal trainers, and a former (15-year) University Senior Lecturer in Kinesiology – created this channel to share weekly videos for women to help with hormonal changes in menopause, pro aging nutrition, and strength training for women over 50.
Debra is the bestselling author of Hot, Not Bothered; You Still Got It, Girl! The After 50 Fitness Formula For Women, and Navigating Fitness After 50: Your GPS For Choosing Programs and Professionals You Can Trust, and host of the Flipping 50 podcast and Flipping 50 TV. She is a frequent blogger for Huffington Post and an expert contributor on ShareCare.
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