Getting to know about the menopause and your menopause can help dramatically improve the quality of your life.
I have gathered together a starting point for you; with just a few blogs on the menopause, food, exercise, balancing hormones and basic self-care to help get you started.
Essentially, it’s taking a step back from an ‘eat less, exercise more’ approach and being into tap back into what your body wants and needs at this time. But also looking ahead to the future and having a ‘healthy for life’ approach.
Things change during the menopause, and it can take a while for your thoughts and feelings to catch up with what is physically happening in your body. Journaling can help deepen your mind-body connection.
There are 5 challenges in this year’s healthy eating week from British Nutrition Foundation. What I love about them, is that there is nothing new or exotic about them. There is nothing extra to buy for you to buy and you will have heard off all of them before! Because...
We are often so busy looking after other people, running our homes, working long hours that taking care of ourselves is at the bottom of the list.The menopause can appear like an uninvited guest when you don’t have the time or inclination to look after it.Until you have too!
Goals are a great way to keep exercising interesting and to keep you motivated. But if you are not interested in running or losing weight what else can you do?
Every woman knows she will be menopausal. However, it always happens when we are way to young to be menopausal and at not a very convenient time. As with many things in life that we do not choose, the only thing left is to choose our attitude towards the...
The menopause can shake up your exercise routine and not always in a good way. Lowering hormones can affect your energy levels or perhaps your sleep is interupted and your not getting a good nights rest. It is easy to think about what you ‘should’ be doing, rather than what your body actually needs.
How can you use your holidays to help you tune back into your body? And Rest! It’s the best thing for menopause symptoms but hard to put into practice
Menopause Tips Why 51 Tips? There are 51 menopause tips as 51 is the average age of the menopause! The menopause happens to every women, we don't know when exactly, but it's usually when you are too young and too busy to deal with it! The menopause is more than hot...
You’re a busy lady, me too, it’s easy to keep a tally in our heads of what and how we have been eating. However, if the pounds are sneaking on and not coming off taking the time to keep a food diary is one of the simplest and cheapest methods to help you lose weight.
My Fitbit helps me maintain activity levels such as step count and reduces time when I am sedentary. It also helps to flag up when I am tired and need to rest a little more. We are all very good at keeping going, not so great at knowing when to put our feet up. I find it a useful tool not only as a means to help me be healthier.
The menopause has many symptoms but we can often just feel rubbish – and yes, that is a technical term! We can feel uncomfortable in our bodies; due to menopausal symptoms that are unpleasant, perhaps not the shape we want to be in or fitness levels we want, or just...
On average a women may gain 5 – 7 kilos per decade as they get older. There are a few theories as to why and most relate to hormonal imbalances and physiological changes that occur as we age. Waist measurement is however the best guide to health and unfortunately...
My newsletter goes out monthly with hints and tips on keeping active and staying healthy during the menopause and healthy ever after
When you are exercising in your fifties, it can feel like starting from at the beginning again.
How you exercised before the menopause is not how you are exercising now
Figuring out what you like and also what likes you! Hormones don’t just switch off and can still cause a bit of mischief
Over Fifties Exercise Post Menopause Working Out How to Workout Version 5.0
Many women complain of Plantar Fasciitis during the menopause. There isn’t a lot of medical evidence as to why it happens apart from the catch all ‘lowering estrogen levels’ Which is a bit frustrating so let’s look at the non-medical ways as how you can avoid Plantar Fasciitis during menopause and beyond.