Strength Training benefits you at every decade.
At 20: A 20-year-old woman who does not lift weights will lose about 6 pounds of muscle and gain 5 pounds of fat by age 50.
At 30: By age 30 you’ve achieved your peak bone mass, the most bone density you’ll have in your lifetime.
At 40: At about age 40, most women start to lose bone and muscle mass causing a decrease in metabolism of about 3% every decade.
At 50: The average weight gain during perimenopause is 10 pounds.
At 60: In your 60’s the loss of muscle fibers causes you to slow down, lose strength and vigor.
At 70: In the U.S. 2/3 of women over the age of 75 can’t lift 10 pounds.
You’re never too old for strength training! Contact Joan to develop a fitness program customized just for you.