Issue 10.25.22 | To Drink or Not to Drink
Stress, mood swings, hot flashes, and sleep issues can all be a part of the menopause transition, and it’s not uncommon for women to decompress with a glass of wine or a cocktail with friends during this life change.
Issue 10.11.22 | Can’t Sleep? Here’s Why.
Sleep issues are common in the peri-to-post menopause stages of a woman’s life, triggered by the shifting estrogen and progesterone levels. Two studies provide insight into what might be the cause as well as what we can do to reduce the occurrence of those sleepless nights.
Issue 10.05.22 | Straight Talk on Soy: Toxic Choice or Menopause Magician?
Today, soy is available in a variety of food products in the U.S., including milk, ice cream, miso,
burgers, oil, soy sauce, tofu, and edamame. Sitting behind these products is much confusion,
including for midlife woman, as to whether soy is beneficial or harmful to health. Here’s the
straight talk on soy and midlife women’s health.
Issue 9.27.22 | How I Reached my Goal Weight and Fitness Level with transform 6!
Meet Kerri Hellquist, 50, who because of our transform 6 program, has achieved her goal weight and is feeling great! She talks about the experience with us this week.
Try This! Kinesio Tape for Joint & Muscle Support
Do you experience joint pain during or after your HIIT workouts? It can be frustrating when you want to push yourself to run that extra mile or do the unmodified versions of a jump lunge, but your knees start talking to you. If this sounds all too familiar, you could consider trying Kinesio tape to give those aching areas some extra support.
Issue 9.21.22 | 6 Tips to Improve Energy in Menopause
No one wants to be perpetually exhausted, as it only exacerbates the other symptoms women may already be dealing with, such as further weight gain as you’re less inclined to exercise when tired, and feeling grumpier as happens with less sleep.
So how can energy levels be improved in mildlife?
Issue 9.13.22 | Menopause & Alzheimer’s: Can Lifestyle Make a Difference?
A common discussion among midlife women is cognition and their risk of Alzheimer’s disease. To provide insight into this topic, this article provides information from The XX Brain, a book written by Lisa Mosconi, PhD, who runs the Women’s Brain Initiative at Weill Cornell Medical College in NYC. The book offers actionable steps women can take with regard to food choices and exercise which may help prevent cognitive decline.
Try This! | Tip From Ted Lasso
Whether you’re a fan or have never seen the show, you’ve probably heard Ted’s message that the happiest animal in the world is a goldfish because it has a 10-second memory.
Issue 9.06.22 | Do Family Meals Sabotage Your Diet?
As National Family Meals Month™ kicks off, it’s likely you’ll see headlines and social posts about the many benefits for kids in eating together as a family, however it’s defined. But what about adults? Are there benefits or disadvantages to sitting down to dinner with loved ones more frequently?
Issue 8.30.22 | Can Strength Training Reverse Aging?
Aging is associated with the loss of muscle. This is especially so for women in the menopausal and post-menopausal years, as estrogen helps maintain healthy muscle tissue. So conversely, loss of estrogen results in the decline of our lean muscle mass and quality of muscle.