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I figured out why it’s called middle age. The rest of your body basically stay the same but your core (your middle) ages and it’s not great. If you were athletic and active most of your life, your arms and legs stay reasonably strong into middle age, but if you are not careful, your center gets a bit soft. The dreaded jelly belly.
I read an article that says according to Dr. JoAnn Pinkerton, executive director of the North American Menopause Society, most women will gain about five pounds during the menopause transition. Women who do not gain weight may notice that fat is being repositioned around their midsections.
Well that’s just terrific. I can’t wait.
I have a friend whose husband had an affair. Know how she found out? He started doing planks. Yup. Dead giveaway. Planks.
I’m doing planks now too, not because I’m planning on having an affair, but because I’m trying to avoid my trunk getting so soft that it collapses. I’m already so short that I can’t afford to lose my torso. I’ll only be 4 feet tall if that happens.
If you have any good core exercises, please let me know. I really hate planks.
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