September 24

Strength Training Exercises for Metabolism Over 50


To boost metabolism over 50 (or over 40) you want strength training exercises to be your highest priority. These 5 unique types of movements and combinations of weight training exercises will focus on major muscle groups with what we refer to as compound exercises:


Make sure you have good form before adding weight or increasing your weight. Progress from higher reps (15-20 repetitions) to lower 10-12 and eventually to fewer than 10 reps if metabolism and bone density are goals and you can safely do so. (over 6-8 weeks)

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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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