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If you’re a woman in her 40s or 50s, you might have noticed a few changes in your body: you’re losing muscle tone & gaining belly fat, and your go-to exercise and diet routines are not working anymore.

Turn things around: learn to lift weights! 

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Your body is undergoing fundamental changes

These changes are caused by the decline in your estrogen levels as you go through menopause.

The loss of estrogen means that you lose muscle mass faster and it’s harder to build new muscle. ​That’s why you’re losing muscle tone, and getting weaker (have you noticed your grocery bags feel heavier?)

​In addition, the loss of estrogen signals the re-distributed of body fat to your mid-section – which is why you’re losing your waist. It’s not only unpleasant aesthetically, but also means you’re gaining that un-desired and unhealthy visceral fat.

​All-in-all, it’s pretty depressing.

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Fortunately, there is a way to turn things around: lifting heavy (for you) weights

Women in perimenopause/post-menopause need to train differently to get results. We need to lift heavy (for you) weights and really challenge our bodies in order to build muscle to improve our strength and muscle tone.

That’s why joining a group fitness class with pink dumbbells and doing lot of low-weight/high reps exercises where you ‘feel the burn’ doesn’t work. It’s also why doing those random ‘full-body workouts’ you find online is not moving the needle.

You need to get systematic about resistance training - and that's what my Learn to Lift courses enable you to do. 

Learn to Lift

​​Learn to Lift takes the guesswork out of getting started lifting weights by providing you with the what and how.

 

I want to make it easier for you to fit weight training into your life so I offer choice: you can choose how often you train (2, 3, or 4 days/week), and where (home with just dumbbells or at a commercial gym). 

"I love the way everything was explained in detail including the concept of applying progressive overload to my own training - something I had thought was only for bodybuilders!

 

The program is suitable for those who want to know more about lifting weights, for those who have had a little break from the weight room and also for total beginners." 

ANU, 51

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By the end of Learn to Lift you will...

Be stronger

Instead of allowing your body to weaken as it does as we age and go through menopause - unless we lift.  

Be more toned

Stop spinning your wheels in Pump and BootCamp classes and with random online workouts -start seeing results! 

Be more functional

Weight training is essential for keeping your body strong & functional, and you'll be able to keep going!

Feel more confident 

Pushing yourself to do new things, and lift heavy weights increases confidence in your abililty to do hard things, and in your body!

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The Learn to Lift courses include… 

1. Weight Training Program

You'll get a list of exercises to do in each training session to strengthen your whole body plus demo videos explaining how to do each exercise correctly - because technique matters. 

Choose where & how often you want to train:

  • Where: at home (with dumbbells) or at a commercial gym.

  • How often: 2, 3, or 4 days per week

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2. Training App

Your program is delivered via an app that you can access via your phone or computer so it's handy wherever you train.

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3. Mini-Course

This mini-course includes about 1 hour of pre-recorded videos with all the knowledge you need to succeed. So you can feel confident in your training, and focus your energy on moving those weights!

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4. Private Facebook Group

You’ll get access to my private Facebook group for clients & customers where you'll get your questions answered, be able to submit form checks, and participate in our weekly accountability posts. Even though this is a self-paced course, you don’t have to do it alone!

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“I am now one month in thanks to Lynn, and the changes are enormous already! I am doing all this from home with 5, 10 and 15 lb dumbbells so far! My clothes fit so much better after 4 weeks. Progressive overload is really making me stronger already!”
Sara, age 63

“I had wanted to start weight training for a long time but didn't really know what to do. Lynn's program made it easy, and she was there to help whenever I had questions. Now, I lift weights regularly. What I love best is how empowered it makes me feel!"
– Nina, age 55

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Hello there!

I’m Lynn, a Certified Menopause Fitness Coach, and host of top podcast 40+ Fitness for Women. I am passionate about getting 40+ women to start lifting!

​I’m 53, post-menopause, and have been physically active all my life: playing lacrosse in high school and college and running and lifting weights into my 30s.

But in midlife, I focused on group fitness classes at my gym. I loooooved the sweaty conqueror feeling I got from them. But, though many of them included weights, it wasn’t enough to save me from the muscle loss that comes with age: I woke up one day and noticed that the athletic, toned body that I was used to was gone! And I wanted it back.

So, I set about figuring out what I needed to do, and how to do it efficiently, effectively, and safely because it is not as easy to build muscle at this age!

I did it! I got my body back - even better than before! My body now feels (and looks) younger than it has in years. Visceral fat and belly fat has decreased significantly, my arms look toned again (and I love to show them off!), and my body just WORKS better: I can carry in ALL my groceries in one trip, move furniture, carry heavy suitcases, climb long flights of steps, and twist the lids off of jars again.

And now I help other women turn things around - and I'd love to help you too. 🤗

x Lynn

40+ Fitness Coach Lynn

My Learn to Lift programs are designed to help you get started with weight training and are meant for women who are ready to take this step to improve their fitness and health span. 

 

​I’ve put a lot of thought into these programs and how best to guide you to get started so that you can start building and maintaining your muscles in an effective and safe way. In addition, you will have access to me to answer any questions that come up. But I cannot do the work for you. Success will depend on you actually doing the training. 

 

After signing up, you’ll have 10 days to go through the materials and train. If after that you feel that the program is not going to help you to get started weight training, just be in touch with me and I will gladly refund you your money.

Satisfaction guaranteed

No risk: 10-day guarantee

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Start today: combat aging & get stronger!

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  • What if my gym does not have the equipment that you need for this course?
    You can choose to train at home or at the gym. For those training at the gym, I have selected exercises that use equipment found in most commercial weight rooms. If, however, your weight room does not have certain equipment, then just let me know, and I’l be happy to find an alternative for you.
  • I’ve never lifted weights before – is this course okay for me?
    Absolutely! The course teaches all you need to know, and if you need it broken down even further, I’m happy to help. That’s what I’m here for!
  • I’m not sure I have time to do this program – how much time will it take?
    I understand that women are super busy, so I’ve really endeavored to lower the barrier to getting started: You can train as little as 2 days per week. The sessions are designed to take about 1 hour to complete. If you have less time, then you can shorten the session by doing only 2 sets (rather that 3). Getting started is made as quick as possible with short information-filled videos that you can listen to eg. In the car.
  • I have some experience with lifting weights – is this going to be too easy for me?
    I believe you will still get a lot out of this course even if you have some weight training background. The exercises are not “beginner” exercises – they are exercises that even more advanced lifters use. As long as you apply progressive overload, you’re sure to get results.
  • Does the program teach back squats and traditional deadlifts?
    No. Squats can be a fairly challenging move to master depending on your body proportions, and if that is what you want to learn, I suggest you work with an in-person personal trainer who can make sure you’re doing them correctly. You can build strength and muscle (and get all the other benefits) without every doing a back squat or traditional deadlift. There are so many other exercises to build and maintain muscle which have lower risk of injury so I have chosen those.
  • What happens after the program is over?
    After our time together in the program is up, you can continue to train with me by joining my monthly membership.
  • Other questions? Contact me!
    Any other questions? Contact me at lynn@befitafter40.com

Let’s do this!

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