Hey Girlfriend – In your 40’s? 50’s? and… your divorce getting you down? You CAN build real confidence and self-esteem! Just… START PUMPING IRON!
Yes… lifting weights can help combat those feelings of anxiety and failure that come with divorce and get you believing in all of your capabilities!
In a report by the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), scientists state that strength training can have a major effect on both a person’s emotional and mental health. They note that strength training exercises can reduce depression and boost self-confidence and self-esteem.
Other studies have found that while you’re building physical strength, you may also be building brain strength! In a 2015 study, participants who already had mild cognitive impairment went through six months of weight training. These participants experienced significant improvements in overall cognitive function, specifically in abilities like planning, organizing, devising strategies, and visual memory. The improvements were still there twelve months after the training stopped. “We know weight training stimulates hormones that make muscles grow and it’s possible these hormones are also having similar benefits for brain function,” said Professor Fiatarone Singh.
So, if you’d like to ditch those thoughts that you are too old and missed the chance to pursue those dreams put on the back burner, then start a program of strength training 3 to 4 times per week and you’ll soon feel and know that you’re strong, beautiful, and capable of anything you put your mind to.
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