Best exercises to manage symptoms of Menopause

Health and Wellbeing
2 Minutes
Jody Allen

Exercise is an essential part of managing menopause symptoms and maintaining overall health and well-being.

The best exercise for menopause is one that combines cardiovascular activity with strength training. Cardiovascular exercise, such as brisk walking, cycling, or swimming, helps to improve heart health, boost mood, and reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. Strength training, on the other hand, helps to build muscle mass, which can help to counteract the loss of muscle that often occurs during menopause.

One of the best exercises for menopause is high-intensity interval training (HIIT). HIIT involves short bursts of intense exercise followed by periods of rest or low-intensity exercise.

This type of exercise has been shown to be particularly effective for reducing menopause symptoms such as hot flashes and improving overall fitness levels. Other exercises that are beneficial for menopause include yoga, pilates, and weightlifting. Yoga and Pilates are excellent for improving flexibility, balance, and core strength, while weightlifting can help to build muscle mass and improve bone density. It is important to note that women going through menopause may experience joint pain or other physical limitations that can make exercise challenging, therefore it is essential to consult with a healthcare provider before starting any new exercise program and to start slowly and gradually increase intensity and duration over time.

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