Benten thinks mild lifting, aerobics, and healthy nutrition may create lean muscle mass. Light lifting will tone your body and make your clothes fit better.
Muscle loss increases body fat. Muscle mass diminishes 3–8% every decade after 30 and considerably quicker after 60. Light lifting slows deterioration.
Due to estrogen and progesterone decline, perimenopausal and postmenopausal women are at risk for osteoporosis.
Lift Light, Get Lean demonstrates how to build lean muscle without bulking up. Weight training is safe and effective with one set of light weights.
Exercise decreases cortisol and adrenaline by releasing mood-boosting endorphins and serotonin. Every workout is a victory.