Be Proactive!


The average age for menopause in the United States is 51, according to the Mayo Clinic. But menopause can happen to women throughout their 40's and 50's, too. However, it is possible for perimenopause to start in the late 30s (early or premature menopause) and early 40's. The symptoms of menopause vary from woman to woman. The symptoms range from hot flashes, night sweats, anxiety, loss of libido, insomnia, and mood changes. However, some women may experience no symptoms while going through menopause. Menopause is triggered by the lack of estrogen produced by the ovaries. The primary indicator of menopause is [...]

Be Proactive!2021-03-17T13:59:06-05:00

Low-impact Activities for High-impact Calorie Burn


When it comes to physical fitness, your mind may be willing, but your body can protest to the point of holding you back. From weak knees to aching joints, aging bodies keep millions of people stuck in a rut. Instead of letting your sore joints and muscles stand in your way, let them lead the workout. Low-impact activities can be just as beneficial as all-out cardio burns with the added benefit of not destroying your body. Here are tips for getting a great workout while taking it easy on your joints. Try a New Routine Walking is commonly recommended among low-impact [...]

Low-impact Activities for High-impact Calorie Burn2020-05-01T13:35:46-05:00

The Benefits of Regular Exercise


You know that exercise plays a critical role in healthy weight loss, but if you're like many Americans, you may not be getting what you need to stay fit. The Department of Health and Human Services recommends that most healthy adults get 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity or 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity each week. Ideally, you'll get a combination of moderate to vigorous aerobic activity and strength training. Maintaining an active lifestyle will help you age more gracefully, lowering the risk of certain medical problems, including diabetes, heart disease and obesity. Regular Activity If 75 to 150 minutes [...]

The Benefits of Regular Exercise2020-05-01T12:11:46-05:00

How Your Hormones Affect Weight Loss


Losing or maintaining weight as you age might seem harder than it was when you were in your twenties. That's because it is. Hormones, which are responsible for a wide range of body processes, including metabolism, can affect your ability to slim down and keep weight off long term. As you get older, hormone production can slow down and become erratic, leading to a host of physical and emotional changes. If you're suffering from hormone imbalance, then you may benefit from natural hormone replacements in the form of pellet therapy. Getting your hormones balanced again might help you achieve your weight [...]

How Your Hormones Affect Weight Loss2020-05-18T13:10:47-05:00

7 Simple Ways for Getting Rid of Belly Fat


If you've resolved to get in shape and lose some extra weight this year, then you already know that belly fat can stand in the way of your ideal figure. Excess fat around your midsection isn't just embarrassing. It's called "visceral" fat, and it can create long-term health problems, from heart disease to type 2 diabetes. Visceral fat forms for a lot of reasons, so there are several things you can do to slim down and eliminate belly fat. Here are eight simple ways to trim your figure. #1 – Put Good In Your body needs a wide range of nutrients, [...]

7 Simple Ways for Getting Rid of Belly Fat2020-05-18T13:10:02-05:00