Are You Going Into Early Menopause?

We all know menopause is going to hit us. But, when exactly will it hit us? To fully understand when menopause may hit us we first need to understand the three stages of menopause. The Three Stages of Menopause Perimenopause or “menopause transition.” Perimenopause can begin 8 to 10 years before menopause, when the ovaries…

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20-Minute No Jump Cardio Workout

A 20-minute cardio workout you can do in your living room – with absolutely no jumping!  “You look like a spaz!”. Was the first thing to leave my lips when I turned around and saw how loving husband was interpreting my squat and hamstring curl combo. I wasn’t being mean. It was just the honest truth.…

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Menopause & Sleep

Why can’t we sleep? Why is it in our 40’s, 50’s and beyond, we all of sudden revert back to our newborn selves? Where we are up every 2-3 hours, crying, whining, fists in a ball ready to hit someone (and that someone is usually our significant other who is sleeping just fine right beside…

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25-Minute Bodyweight Strength & Ab Workout

A 25-minute total body workout, using no equipment, with emphasis on the abs! Guess what? Loving husband is back! He has agreed to film workouts with me again, with the promise that he gets to do all the easy and modified moves. So, I said of course and then conveniently forgot about my promise and…

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Best Exercises For Menopause

Click here if the video does not display. Best Exercises for Menopause What’s happening to our bones and muscles during peri and menopause On average a woman will lose about 10% bone mass while in menopause. Doctor’s used to chalk this up to a decline in estrogen levels. You see estrogen helps preserve calcium in the the…

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