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
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
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
As a working mom with three kids at home, mornings are always hectic. Getting everyone up, fed, dressed and out the door takes precision timing and a level of organization that most businesses couldn’t match. And while I insist my children have... Read more
I am a female in my 40's looking for a team of 4 childfree people that are tech savvy ie: can text or email as accountability partners.
Weekly goals set on Sundays, follow up at least 3 x a week. Goals can be fitness, diet, weight loss etc. Looking... Read more
I am officially down 35 pounds since Aug. 21! Slow and steady wins the race. I'd like to lose another 30-40 pounds. Keep it up, Sparkers! Weight loss isn't rocket science but you have to be willing to put in the work.... 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. 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
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 first in a series on menopause health and fitness.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
Welcome to Menopause Health and Fitness 10... Read more
Six months ago, some pretty strange things began to happen. Age, it seemed, had finally caught up with me but this particular Peter Pan did not want to go quietly. I tried various tactics - ignore it and it will all go away - hide in a corner where... Read more
My husband told me today that he no longer finds me sexy. That he is disappointed in my weight gain. That he can't understand why it appears that I have given up. I have been making excuses for myself for years now. Blaming menopause, blaming not... Read more
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