That is an excellent point about settling into a comfort zone and getting stuck there! Once our bodies and minds plateau and boredom sets in, we no longer see results and this is likely where so many people just give up.
Menopause doesn't help when each decade brings both a decreasing metabolism and muscle mass. Nothing like having your body failing to respond to exercise the way that it used to!
Could you please share some links to your articles or trusted resources where people, in particular menopausal women, can go when they need to take things up a notch or two?