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4 Principles For Getting Toned After Menopause

4 Principles For Getting Toned After Menopause

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Sustainable, Actionable Steps You Can Take To Get In Control Of Your Body Composition

Higher fat, lower carbs

A quick word of warning: This means a slight increase in fats and corresponding decrease in carbs. I’m not saying to start a ketogenic diet — far from it! But this does mean your numbers will change, and macro calculators won’t take into account those types of details despite how important they are. That’s in our flagship program, the WarriorBabe Blueprint, we designed a specialized macro calculator that will tell you exactly how to shift your macros to maintain and improve your results!
Higher fat, lower carbs

Pull back on caffeine

This might sting a bit if you depend on your morning coffee to help get you going, but stimulants become harder on our bodies over time. Now, this doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy an occasional cup — just know that excessive caffeine usage can be a stress trigger. As a result, our hormones are easily thrown off balance, which is one of the quickest paths to regressing even when we do everything else right. Speaking of stress triggers, there’s another big one to be wary of…
Caffeine

Less cardio

Starting during menopause, our bodies create more cortisol (a “fight or flight” hormone) in response to stress, including physical stress. More cortisol means we hold onto more fat stores, which is the opposite of what we want! This is why we need less exercise over time, and our workouts need to do more in less time (i.e. NOT intense, sustained cardio — walking is great though 👍). To maximize your time in the gym and see the results you want without falling victim to this, read on…
Back off of cardio

Strength training becomes MORE important

After reading the tip above, it’s easy to think that it’s a bad idea to push yourself with resistance in the gym, but nothing could be further from the truth. As we age, our skeleto-muscular strength naturally decreases, which is why falls and other injuries have a harder time healing. If you want to feel and look younger, proper strength training will help you build the bed of lean muscle you need to make it happen!

To get and stay in control of your body composition, getting the correct type of exercise in the optimal amount, while reducing your stressors, is a necessary but difficult balance to achieve. There’s a solution that has helped tens of thousands of women do this sustainably and consistently — to secure your spot and finally start down the right path…
Strength training becomes MORE important

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