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
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
Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require... Read more
There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
Need a woman mentor in early 60's for motivation in fitness. I would like to drop 5 pounds and be more fit and healthy. My excuse has been time. I do know we have time for things we want to do. I am not athletic and not really a morning person...... Read more
Good-bye, gym pass! I've had a pass to a women's gym and found it difficult to get there, and the circuit was boring. So I let it expire, and am alternating one day trying to get my 10,000 steps and the next day doing a spark workout video. Love it!!... Read more
Do apple shaped women tend to lose weight in legs and get fatter tummys? Before I actually tried to lose weight and was eating everything & a serious couch potato, I noticed my pants looser and tummy bigger... Read more
I try to only eat meat, milk and cheese that is hormone and antibiotic free. I feel 100% better which THEN helps me have energy to eat healthy and exercise. This step is very important for women going through menopause. 496... Read more
If you are feeling like you are menopausal, OR if you have questions about menopause, stop wondering.Check out your local library for some very informative books, ORcheck out the SP's "Perimenopause to Menopause what should you expect" Team.... Read more
Minerals work throughout the body to regulate processes and provide structure. Iron while an essential trace mineral, is not widely talked about. Because it can frequently be low and zap your energy, let's take a closer look at this essential nutr... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
One of the first changes many postmenopausal women not... Read more
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