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Maca For Women Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Maca For Women.

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

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

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

Any women that are in perimenopause or postmenopau
Updated 9/30/2016 10:35:13 AM

Any women that are in perimenopause or postmenopause. What are you doing to lose weight? What is working for you?...  Read more

Is it possible for a mature woman to have
Updated 10/1/2016 8:52:34 AM

washboard abs? Even if she has already gone through menopause? When I was in my 30s, I didn't have the muffintop I have now. If I try hard enough, can it be possible to have the washboard abs of a fitness model? Or should I just settle for my f...  Read more

4.15 miles this morning! Not too bad for a 60-year-old woman
Updated 9/29/2016 1:44:55 PM

4.15 miles this morning! Not too bad for a 60-year-old woman...  Read more

To the losing weight but want to start
Updated 9/27/2016 9:59:07 AM

To the losing weight but want to start using the nuvaring...has anyone uses this and did u gain weight?? Thanks...  Read more

On my morning commute I got stopped by a woman who
Updated 9/27/2016 7:27:23 PM

On my morning commute I got stopped by a woman who informed me very loudly that I need to lose weight. I was at a loss for words, of course I need to but I'm doing it and who are you to comment? Ugh...bad start to the day...#badday...  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

The Top 5 Facts Women Need To Know About Heart Attacks

Heart disease kills more women every year than diseases perceived as more threatening, such as breast and lung cancers.When it comes to the fear factor, breast cancer has a clear edge. Most women are terrified of the disease---and rightly so, since...  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