35 Minute WEIGHT LOSS Workout for Women Over 50, Total Body STRENGTH at Home

35 Minute WEIGHT LOSS Workout for Women Over 50, Total Body STRENGTH at Home

The FAST FACTS for today’s WEIGHT LOSS workout: Level THREE | ALL standing, NO jumping | DUMBBELLS | BURNS 250 – 275 calories

Has menopause (or peri-menopause) got you wondering what happened to your body? You’re eating the same, you’re still working out, but suddenly you’ve put on some weight and your whole body is different!

I’ve got you, girlfriend.

If you want to lose weight over 50, cardio isn’t the answer anymore!

If you want to lose weight over 50, cardio isn't the answer anymore.  So, what's a menopausal girl to do?  STRENGTH TRAINING with dumbbells.  At home!

Our hormones are changing, and the cold, hard truth is that we’re losing muscle tone. That’s part of the reason we’re gaining fat – the more muscle you have, the more calories you’re burning every minute of every day. So, less muscle tone = more fat from the same amount of calories you’ve always eaten.

Yikes! So, what’s a menopausal girl to do?

STRENGTH TRAINING.

Right here at home, with whatever dumbbells you have.
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We’re building MUSCLE (which, by the way, is a slow process that needs regular practice, so be sure to come back to this workout at least once or twice a week!) to help our bodies burn fat. I’ve got a couple of complex exercises each for your UPPER BODY, LOWER BODY and ABS to make sure we get a full body burn.

And, we’re having some fun, too – I mean, have you met me? This is a no-repeat, no jumping, all standing, TOTAL BODY workout with me, your best (and most talkative!) fitness friend.

Check out the list of exercises below, then follow along with me in real time with the full length workout.

Can’t see the video? Click here to watch it on YouTube:
https://youtu.be/Bfpqd2P0hWc

SET UP:
We’re doing approximately ten reps of each exercise. More or less.

WARM UP:
Arms Circles with High Knees
Arm Crossers with Booty Kickers
Welcome to My Homes

EXERCISES:
Delt Raises
High Curls
Letter Xs
Big Arm Side Shuffles (yes, there’s a tiny bit of cardio, too!)
Twisting Kicks
Reverse Lunges with Squats
Wide Leg Side Lunges
Bent Over Rear Leg Lifts
Booty Kicker Elbow Swings (yep, more cardio, but just a little!)
Grapevine with Side Kicks
Close Squat Twists
Oblique Crunches
Knees to Elbows

FINISHER:
Thrusters

COOL DOWN STRETCHING

😅 EXTENDED COOL DOWN: https://youtu.be/V2CTHi7R6Pc

Thanks for working out with me – be sure to LIKE, COMMENT + SHARE this video with your #KillerB friends!

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