Too many times I hear patients tell me that they work-out for 45 minutes to an hour doing the same exercise. We now know that endurance exercise is not the healthiest for our body and can also create a lot of wear and tear. In order to get a good work-out, you need to mix it up and challenge your body. This is especially true for the aging woman. Studies show that doing endurance exercise for woman over 40 can actually cause weight gain!
I recently read this article that gives six tips for creating a great work-out. This article talks about the importance of mixing it up and challenging your body.
Not convinced? Just look at Olympic athletes. Compare a sprinter’s physique to a marathon runner’s physique.