Women Lifestyle: Top 10 Exercises Women Over 40 Can Do to Feel 20 Years Younger

3. Punch + kick to keep osteoporosis away.

10 Exercises Women Over 40 Can Do to Feel 20 Years Younger

This is a high impact exercise, which, contrary to what you might think, helps build bone structure and prevents damage caused by osteoporosis.

What to do:

  1. While standing up, lift your right knee.
  2. Quickly elevate your right leg and foot in a kicking motion. Your leg should be straight, at the top of the kick.
  3. Return to the standing position.
  4. Take a big step forward with your right knee bent, while punching with your left arm.
  5. Return to the standing position. Do 3 sets of 15.

4. Try this “Superman” pose to reduce the risk of developing arthritis.

10 Exercises Women Over 40 Can Do to Feel 20 Years Younger

A strength training pose like this reduces the risk of developing arthritis and suffering from joint pain.

What to do:

  1. Lay on your stomach on a comfortable surface with your arms stretched out forward.
  2. Keeping your legs together and straight, lift them about 4 to 8 in from the floor.
  3. Lift your arms together at the same time. They should also be at about a 4 to 8 in distance from the floor.
  4. Maintain this position for 10 seconds.
  5. Return to the initial position. Rest for 10 seconds. Repeat 10 times.
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