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Maca For Women Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Maca For Women.

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Gender and Weight Loss: How Your Sex Affects Your Success

No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.) This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you...  Read more

The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

A Woman's Guide to Breast Cancer Prevention

Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women. So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical...  Read more

Weight Impacts Birth Control Effectiveness

Compared to women of normal weight, women who are overweight or obese are more likely to become pregnant while taking birth control pills. A study published in January’s Obstetrics and Gynecology showed that 5% of overweight women (compared to...  Read more

An Active Approach to Managing Menopause

You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time...  Read more

One of my many goals is to wear a Wonder Woman cos
Updated 8/23/2016 2:00:14 PM

One of my many goals is to wear a Wonder Woman costume for Halloween. #randomestgoal...  Read more

Your mother is a wise woman. Congratulations!
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Your mother is a wise woman. Congratulations!...  Read more

Are there any tips from pregnant women on this pos
Updated 8/18/2016 10:09:12 AM

Are there any tips from pregnant women on this post? They want me to only eat 1200 calories (I chose maintain weight as I don't want to gain too fast), but I feel that isn't good for the baby, I make sure my snacks are healthy! I am 19 weeks along....  Read more

Do any of you older women do weight training? It's
Updated 8/14/2016 11:13:13 AM

Do any of you older women do weight training? It's good for bone density, builds muscle which speeds up your metabolism, and it's easy to track your strength gains. I had a new personal record on deadlifts this week. 3 sets of 4 with 155 pounds!...  Read more

Just taking a poll: how many women on here are 50+
Updated 8/13/2016 6:46:57 AM

Just taking a poll: how many women on here are 50+ and menopausal and trying to lose weight? What have you found to be helpful?...  Read more

Hot Flash In The Pan?

MenopauseQ: Have the WHI results led doctors to stop treating symptoms of menopause with hormones?A: The use of hormone therapy has declined by about 80 percent since the WHI, but the trials' results have been misunderstood. The hormone therapy tr...  Read more

Hormones and Your Heart

Age-related drops in sex hormone levels sometimes cause undesirable symptoms. But is hormone therapy safe for the heart?A decline in sex hormones is a natural part of growing older. Still, it's only natural to want to feel robust, mentally sharp, a...  Read more

50+ Females!

We're a group of "finely aged" women are are determined to live our lives getting and staying fit, healthy and active! Join us and remember, 50+ Ladies ROCK THEIR WORLD!...  Read more

Go Red for Women Tomorrow, Feb. 4!

What if I told you that heart disease kills more women than the next four causes of death, would that encourage you to change your lifestyle? What if I told you heart disease takes the life of one woman every minute, would that encourage you to cha...  Read more

Poll: Should Women World Record Holders Be Penalized for Running in a Mixed Racing Event?

This past August the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) met in Daegu, South Korea dealing one of the biggest blows to women endurance runners across the world when they announced that only times achieved in women's-only roa...  Read more