What's the Best Exercise for Your Age?
If your typical workout routine never changes, you're missing out. Here's what you should be doing at the gym, based on your goals and your age
Your fitness fix: Exercise -- Every. Single. Day.
We know what you're thinking: It's an impossible goal. But it's extremely important to work out regularly during this decade of your life. "Testosterone levels start to become erratic, and you'll lose muscle mass," explains Louann Brizendine, MD, hormone expert and author of "The Female Brain." The good news is that 30 minutes a day is enough to make a difference. Pagano suggests focusing on high-intensity exercises in intermittent bursts. "Think full-body movement," she says, "like interval training on a cardio machine or circuit training with at least four different exercises." By working out regularly, you can help keep your hormone levels in check and preserve -- or even build -- muscle.
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