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
April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring spring fruits and vegetables and the start of farmer’s market season throughout much of the country and that is equally—if not more—exciting. As we switch from warm soups an... Read more
Hi I'm new to this and am starting a weight loss journey. I want to lose 25 pounds, right now I'm 5"5 and 165 lbs. I am lightly active my BMR says 1500 and my TDEE is 2085. How much do I have to eat to lose weight?... Read more
What are some of your short term weight loss goals? Mt biggest one is to be in the 170's by the time we go camping next weekend and I'm on track.....but we have a family reunion this weekend so I'm really going to have to work on will power... Read more
I gained 1.5 pounds in one week. I was not terrible in my eating habits, but on the week end I had a few glasses of wine, and bread. I usually never eat bread during the week. My sugar intake was a bit higher, but not what I would think is excessi... 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
Just like booking an Eat-Pray-Love solo trip abroad or visiting a plastic surgeon, bringing up the (formerly) "silent passage" is no longer taboo. Experts and real women revealed all about "second springs" for our by-the-decades s... 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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