The relationship between Cortisol and Exercise in Menopause In menopause, we are more prone to elevated cortisol and need to pay attention to managing the stressors in our life, especially if we exercise. Cortisol elevates your blood sugar, which then increases insulin. High cortisol is a known risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, such as insulin […]
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Maintaining strength vs. muscle mass
Maintaining strength vs. muscle mass is equally essential to the aging population. Muscle protects metabolic function, strength protects neuromuscular function and prolongs physical independence in older adults.