fitness in menopause Tag

Basic facts for women on osteoporosis risk from the National Osteoporosis Foundation Of the 10 million Americans with osteoporosis, an estimated 8 million are women1 in 2 women over 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosisPostmenopausal women have an even higher risk. They account for...

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....