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Sleepless Night? More Whole Foods May Help diet sleep May 26, 2021

Cookies and milk may have been a fine bedtime treat when you were a kid, but it’s probably not the best pre-slumber snack as an adult, especially if you’re a postmenopausal woman, according to recent research showing that eating too much food that spikes your blood sugar may also...

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Finding Your Personal Peak podcast May 26, 2021

What can you do today to make yourself better tomorrow? The best answer to that question is based on you and you alone. Not what other women are doing. Not what you think you should be doing. Not what you used to do. But what you need to do—how to learn and improve—today based on...

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Serious As a Heart Attack—Seriously! heart health May 19, 2021

I’ve told this story half a handful of times on the Hit Play Not Pause podcast, but it bears repeating. Several years ago, my mom was having nearly debilitating, radiating shoulder, neck, and back pain, along with random panic attacks and general fatigue. She went to her doctor, who decided...

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CrossFit RX with Carla DiGirolamo, M.D. podcast May 19, 2021

Ask your doctor about the benefits of high intensity exercise, lifting heavy sh*t, and adaptogens and you may just get a shrug (or worse a patronizing smile). Ask your coach or trainer about medicine and…well, don’t ask your coach or trainer about medicine because that’s not...

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The Fear Factor anxiety hormones May 13, 2021

One topic that comes up a lot in the Feisty Menopause membership and social media channels is fear. Or more specifically, newfound, free-floating, random bouts of fear that pop up in circumstances where they've never been felt before.

 “I’m afraid to ride sections that are...

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Rolling with The Change with Cheryl Osborne podcast May 12, 2021

Your big goals don’t have to change with “The Change,” but your training, nutrition, and mindset sure do. This week, long time road and track cyclist Cheryl Osborne, 55, shares how she’s chasing a gold medal and championship jersey at the USA Cycling Masters Track National...

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Sex, Body Composition & Sleep: Quality Matters sleep weight gain May 06, 2021

 

In any given week, a lot of research crosses my desk. Much of it I skim through and let slide on by. But two headlines recently caught my eye that I thought were worth a deeper look:


A good night’s sleep could do wonders for your sex life (well, no shit, Sherlock…but go...

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Train Smart & Avoid Injury with Claire Callaghan podcast May 05, 2021

It’s hard to chase big goals and live your best life when you’re getting sidelined by injuries, which is a struggle many women face during the menopause transition. Research is only beginning to uncover how our sex hormones keep our muscles and connective tissues healthy and resilient...

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Protein for Women & The Power of Calling People In culture nutrition Apr 28, 2021

by Selene Yeager

I woke up the other morning, stretched out, and reached for my phone as one does, to check the news and socials and ease into the day.

 

Waiting in my DM’s were a few notes from listeners and readers pointing me to an Instagram post by a popular sports nutritionist (...

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Fine Tune Your Fueling with Dina Griffin, RDN podcast Apr 27, 2021

Does your diet make you feel good? How’s your energy? Are you performing and recovering well? How do you really feel? If we’re honest, many of us don’t even really know. Spending so many years on the high carb, low carb, no carb, low fat, high fat, keto, paleo, intermittent...

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