Women should take up dancing after menopause—it’s one of the best exercises to keep the weight off and stay healthy.
Going to a dance class three times a week also improves bone health, and reduces the risk of osteoporosis, a common problem after menopause.
Researchers from the North American Menopause Society tracked the health of a small group of post-menopausal women who regularly went to a dance class.
Standard exercise doesn’t seem to be able to keep the weight off after menopause, but dancing does that and more. It also manages cholesterol levels, improves overall fitness, and helps shape the body, which also improves the woman’s self-esteem.
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(Source: Menopause, 2021; doi: 10.1097/GME.00000000000001818)