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fitness in menopause Tag

A magazine article tells you one thing. The Internet says another. Then your trainer lets you know they’re both wrong.  There are many exercise myths out there and our social media culture does not help. Misinformation can be posted anywhere, so it is not surprising...

Next to hot flashes and night sweats, insomnia is one of the most well-known symptoms of menopause. The link between menopause and sleep disorders is well-established. An estimated 40-60% of women suffer from sleep problems during menopause. 26% report having such severe symptoms that it...

When most individuals talk about core training, they are thinking of exercises that will give them the “six‐pack”. But the “core” is much more than just the rectus abdominis (a.k.a “six‐pack”) and external obliques. It is composed of muscles that support the lumbo pelvic‐hip complex...

Women often shy away from lifting heavy for the fear of getting too bulky when in fact lifting heavy can make you stronger and leaner without adding size. For this to happen, use a weight that you can only lift for 5 or fewer repetitions....

Are you picking The Right Exercise Type for You? Menopause is bad. Exercise is good.  More exercise is the solution! Is that it? It’s not quite that simple, although most things you will read will tell you that any form of physical activity is helpful. There is a lot of...