When women come to these age, their bodies go through many changes. They need to take more care of their health than earlier. The menopause makes women get more weight and make them prone to numerous diseases. That is why this period is extremely important. If you are over 40, you must know that healthy diet and regular exercises may help you go through this period without difficultness. Our team, Go Fit Stay Fit is going to give you a workout plan which you should do every week, and it will help you lose the extra weight and make your body stronger and healthier.
Here are the exercises you should follow on a weekly basis:
Start with a standing position. Your feet should be shoulder-width apart. Lower your body into a squatting position, placing your hands on the floor in front of you. Get your feet back and lower your chest to do a push-up. Bring your chest back up. With feet in the starting position, stand up and then jump into the air while clapping your arms overhead.
Your feet shoulder should be width apart, and your chest held up and out. Extend your hands straight out in front of you. Then, sit back and down like you’re sitting on a chair. Lower down, so your thighs are parallel to the floor, with your knees over your ankles. Hold this position for few seconds and bring yourself back to the starting position. Repeat it 20 times.
Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your hands on your hips. Then, step forward with one leg and flex your knees until your rear knee nearly touches the floor. After that, bring your body back. Switch legs and Repeat it 20 times.
This exercise is about pushup position. Your upper part of the body must be straight in line with the elbows and toes when they are slightly raised. Keep up this straight position, take deep breaths, and feel how the muscles is getting strong. When you contract the buttock muscles, equally divide the weight into both legs and elbows to have more strength and balance.
Straight Leg Raises
Lie on your back with your hands under your butt. Then raise your shoulders and feet of the floor. After that, elevate your legs keeping the rest of your body steady. Hold it for several seconds and lower your legs down on the floor, without touching the floor. Do it ten times.