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Why resistance training in menopause and midlife is so important

Why is resistance training so important as we age, and how can we fit that into our busy lives with so much else to juggle?

Katie spoke with personal trainer Kate Oakley on the podcast about how we can increase strength and protect our bones and joints in midlife, as well as find ways to fit it into our day, even with only 5 minutes to spare.

Kate explains why we need to change the way we exercise at 40 plus, and how the right kind of training can do more than just help you “get through” the challenges that come with menopause but also be empowering and totally change your outlook on life.

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27/06/2023

Can Yoga really help menopause symptoms?

Katie speaks to yoga instructor, author and founder of Menopause Yoga™ Petra Coveney to the podcast to talk about the benefits of practicing yoga and how we can incorporate it into our busy lives.

Petra also talked about the benefits of journaling as you form new, healthy habits and reframes menopause as the gateway to a woman’s second spring which breaks the cycle of negative imagery around midlife. She previously joined Katie for a session at last year's Midlife Festival and also a workshop in our private membership about preparing for sleep.

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09/05/2023

Walking in midlife and beyond!

Read here about the benefits of walking in midlife and beyond including how it improves your mood and your health.

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01/05/2022

The benefits of exercise over 40: How to get started and how to keep it up

It’s never too late to get in shape and reap the rewards of doing more exercise.

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15/07/2021

Keeping fit in your 40s, 50s & beyond

How do you get started with keeping fit in your 40s and 50s - and how do you stay motivated? Fitness trainer Reena Voukoun explains more.

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15/11/2020

How to lose weight, without going to extremes

Personal Trainer Lauren Aizen explains what's reasonable and realistic when it comes to how to lose weight.

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17/08/2020

"Every Breath You Take"

Anyway enough music puns..... ensuring your core is strong and flexible will help you in the gym, playing sports or just going about your daily business. A strong core will also help you maintain good posture and avoid issues like lower back pain. Basically, core exercises are a must for any fitness routine, Building a […]

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13/07/2020

Stretches to keep supple, whilst working from home

Obviously, he hasn’t injured himself through poor exercise technique or from going too heavy at the gym (the usual reason with him). However, we both realised that the new working-from-home regime might well be the culprit. Many of us are beginning to feel the real effects of staying at home for so long. Working from […]

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30/04/2020
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