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
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
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
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
Lowering your blood pressure isn't always as simple as eating fewer high-sodium foods. The fact is that multiple factors combined affect your blood pressure. There are two main categories of risks that contribute to hypertension—those that... Read more
I've been consistent on SP off and on. I'm on again. I decided to track my life goals here. I've got a smart phone. Downloaded various apps to track my various health issues. I discovered that SP has it all and i can create my own trackers too. Now a... Read more
Hi helpful SP people
I have just started to use 2lb hand weights, I don't have 1lb but could you please recommend any sites or exercises for a newbie?
Any advice and links greatly appreciated... Read more
I watch Biggest Loser every time it comes on and every episode the one thing that I always see happening is people talk about why they want to lose weight, then whomever is the coach for that person will use that topic to motivate them to exercise an... Read more
I'm a 20 year old girl, fairly healthy and 2-3 weeks ago i weighed 56kgs. I just moved to a new town and now live in a flat who cook together (I'm used to cooking for myself) and my workplace is very social and every time I work late (which is almost... Read more
Broken Spark Streaks feel disappointing and discouraging.
My phone app didn't record my log in points the other day therefore broke my log-in streak
I've been too sick to exercise therefore lost my Glow Getter trophy streak
I just want to... 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
My friends don't believe how much I weigh when I tell them the actual number. That in itself left me uninspired. I always believed I would never have a weight problem. I found out that as you get older, if you don't change your life style to go alon... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. Today's blog post is the second in a series on menopause health and fitness.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
The responses from my first blog overw... 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
I give my review of Fat 2 Fit #146 – Menopause and Weight Loss, and open my new Polar ft4 Heart Rate Monitor.
F2F podcast #146: www.fat2fitradio.com/media/podcasts/f2f146 .mp3
Article on Menopause & Weight Loss: http://www.ncbi.nlm.n... Read more
Menopause Weight Gain and Belief
Right now I'm really, really frustrated with my menopause weight gain. I'm feed up as H--- and not going to take it any more. I know my health is important; however the last few months I've taken it for granted.... Read more
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