When you are reaching that peri or menopause phase you need to shift the way that you used to train.
It is a paradigm shift.
Your body doens't need the long slow and steady run for example or lots of reps with light weights.
Your body needs what was lost from the hormones stimulus.
It needs stimulus for neuromuscular fast contraction , for bone mineral density, for getting insulin sensitivity back.
To change body composition , to improve bone mineral density to help with blood sugar control
We need 3 key things lifting heavy stuff High-Intensity Plyometrics
Learning so much from Menopause for Athletes course by Dr Stacy T Sims