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Why Menopausal Women Need All the Muscle They Can Make heart disease menopause peri menopause strength strength training women Sep 26, 2022

The menopause transition is a slippery slope for muscle loss. Here are some key reasons to lift weights to make and maintain as much muscle as you can.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

We talk an awful lot about lifting heavy sh*t here at Feisty Menopause. As active, performance-minded women we...

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Suicidal Thoughts and Menopause depression mental health suicide prevention Sep 20, 2022

Data show that menopausal women experience mental health issues, including suicidal thoughts, but too many stay silent.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Suicide isn’t an easy topic to talk about. But it’s far too important a topic to not talk about. Many members in our...

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How to Build a Better Body Image in Menopause body image Sep 12, 2022

Many women struggle during the menopause transition. Here’s what can help.   

 

By Selene Yeager



Body image is a lifelong battle for many women. Even when our hormones are at their most predictable and stable, many of us struggle. Those struggles often get worse when we...

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How to Manage the Challenges of Surgical Menopause hormone therapy surgical menopause Sep 06, 2022

Surgical menopause can be especially rough. Hormone therapy can smooth the transition. Here’s what you need to know.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Menopause can cause more than three dozen symptoms over the course of several years. Surgical menopause can send you headlong into a host of...

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How to Survive – and Thrive – During the Menopause Lifequake lifechanges lifequake Aug 31, 2022

“The change” can upend your performance and identity. Here’s how to find solid ground.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

I am a runner. I am a triathlete. I do CrossFit. I’m a rower. Many of us identify with the activities that we’ve always done…maybe for our...

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How to Improve Your Gut Health During Menopause gut guthealth menopause microbiome Aug 22, 2022

Menopause can mess with your gut microbiome. Here’s how to make it better.

 

 by Selene Yeager

 

As women, we’re often told to “trust our gut,” to tune into those deep-seated feelings that tell us something is not quite right. As active women out running,...

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7 Innovations That Are Making Menopause Better Aug 17, 2022

Health tracking apps, telehealth, femtech, and other advances are helping women manage symptoms and optimize health and performance. And it’s only going to get better.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

We are currently in the Golden Age of Menopause. During the past two to three years alone...

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5 Easy Ways to Improve Mobility During Menopause menopause mobility warm-up Aug 09, 2022

The little things matter a lot when it comes to moving pain-free.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Mobility is the foundation for a healthy, active life. Though we tend to conflate it with flexibility, mobility is more than being able to touch your toes or drop into a picture-perfect pigeon pose....

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Why Your Sleep Can Really Suck During Menopause Aug 02, 2022

Can’t sleep? You’re not alone. Sleep problems are common — and often misdiagnosed — in menopausal women. Here’s what you need to know.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

It’s 2 a.m. and you’re practicing deep, controlled breathing; counting backward from 30;...

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How to Keep Menopause from Erasing Your Orgasm menopause orgasms sex Jul 25, 2022

The big O doesn’t have to go MIA during the menopause transition. 

 

By Selene Yeager

 

When it comes to sexual satisfaction, the title of an editorial published last month in the journal Menopause says it all (for some women): On no! Where did my “big O” go? Or...

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Managing Urinary Incontinence in Menopause bladder incontinence Jul 19, 2022

Hint: It may take more than Kegels. 

By Selene Yeager

 

If you’ve ever found yourself twisting your legs like a braided breadstick as you fumble to get your keys in the door or pulling up your pants to leave the bathroom only to drop them again because you still feel like you have...

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How to Train for Your Menopausal Brain brain brain health hiit workouts Jul 12, 2022

Workouts that are good for your muscles are good for your mind.

By Selene Yeager

 

As menopausal women, we hear a lot of unsettling news about our brain health. Brain scan research shows that our brains physically change during the menopause transition, with a dip in gray and white matter...

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