Benefits of Strength Training for Women Over 40
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Benefits of Strength Training for Women Over 40

If you’re like me, to lose weight or stay fit when you were younger, you were part of the ’70s and ’80s cardio workout craze. By the mid-1980s, 22 million Americans were doing aerobics, mostly women, and I was one of them (insert leg warmers here and the song ‘Physical’ by Olivia Newton-John). I didn’t…

Reduce Inflammation by Eating Intuitively
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Reduce Inflammation by Eating Intuitively

As I learned more and more about my changing hormones during menopause, I realized that I needed to make small, consistent changes in a few areas to lose the weight I had gained. I did this through intuitive eating over many months. I could not go back to dieting and restriction. I had to get…

My Cholesterol-Lowering Journey (Part 1)
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My Cholesterol-Lowering Journey (Part 1)

I decided that my quest to get heart healthy (aka my cholesterol-lowering journey) should be shared publicly. Mostly to help you, women in midlife during changing hormones, but also to hold myself accountable. And since it’s February, it seems fitting to share what I’m learning so we can get heart-healthy together. I had a physical…

Five Ways to Stop Menopausal Weight Gain
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Five Ways to Stop Menopausal Weight Gain

As a middle-aged woman, I know a thing or two about weight gain in menopause. I have personally tried many diets and different forms of exercise to lose weight and get healthier at different points in my life. I recognize now that the practices I had put in place in the past worked at that…