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The What, When and Why to Exercise for Women Over 40

by | Apr 4, 2023 | Podcast

Today I have on a dear friend, Debra Atkinson, Hormone Balancing Exercise Coach and founder of Flipping 50. She’s a 39-year Fitness Expert who has helped over 250,000 women “flip” their 2nd half with the vitality and energy they want.

Bestselling author of You Still Got It, Girl: The After 50 Fitness Formula for Women; Navigating Fitness After 50 and Hot, Not Bothered, Debra hosts Flipping 50 TV and the Flipping 50, and She Means Fitness Business podcasts.

A TEDx speaker, she’s a subject matter expert recognized by the American Council on Exercise, AARP, Washington Post, Prevention Magazine, and USA Today to name a few.

Her TEDx talk is titled Everything Women in Menopause Learned About Exercise May Be a Lie.

She’s the creator of the first and only exclusively made-for-menopause fitness membership in the world and the Flipping 50 Menopause Fitness Specialist course for fitness and health coaches. Flipping 50’s message is there is no bigger health influencer in the world than a midlife woman. She’s the host of an upcoming online event, The What, When & Why to Exercise for Women 40+

In this episode:

00:00 Intro to Debra Atkinson

1:49 The biggest mistake for weight loss during menopause

2:32 The message of cardio in the 1980s

3:15 What should women do to lose weight instead of cardio?

4:05 What age does Sarcopenia happen

4:52 Menopause and bone density

6:54 Do we need cardio for weight loss?

7:06 The After 50 Fitness Formula

9:51 Should we move more and eat less during menopause

11:37 Is my weight gain from calories or my hormones?

14:24 Top 4 tips to lose weight during menopause

16:55 What time of day should I stop working out?

18:27 The upcoming Summit with Debra Atkinson

21:17 The What, When and Why to Exercise for Women over 40 Summit details

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