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Why Active Menopausal Women Need More Zone 1 Training Time exercise mobility zone1 Sep 13, 2023

 

Chances are you’re not going easy enough often enough.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

We talk an awful lot about running, jumping, and lifting heavy sh*t here at Feisty Menopause. Because if we want to keep performing our best through and beyond the menopause transition, sprint...

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How to Manage Inflammation During Menopause inflammation joint health Sep 03, 2023

Inflammation can rise with menopause, increasing our risk for chronic disease. These tips can help keep it in check.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

As estrogen declines during the menopause transition, inflammation in your body can rise. Unchecked, over time this systemic inflammation can damage...

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How to Keep Your Menopausal Joints Healthy and Happy bone health hormone therapy joint health Aug 29, 2023

Joint pain can rear its creaky head when you reach the menopause transition. Here’s how to keep moving pain free.

 

 

By Selene Yeager

 

 

Joint pain is one of those menopausal symptoms that flies under the radar…until you find yourself suddenly sidelined with...

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5 Benefits of Resistance Training that Aren’t About Strong Muscles heart health mental health strength training Aug 23, 2023

 

Being strong is a good enough reason for menopausal women to lift weights. But there’s more!

 

By Selene Yeager

 

We talk about muscle so much here at Feisty Menopause you could almost just call us Feisty Musclepause. That’s because muscle is your ticket to better...

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5 Tools to Prepare for the Menopause Transition menopause Aug 15, 2023

Nobody knows when it will start or how long it will be. But we do know it’s not the end. Here are some tools to smooth out the ride.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Menopause has burst out of the shadows and into the mainstream. It’s in the NY Times. It’s on Oprah. It’s on...

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Reimagine What You Can Do During Menopause and Midlife menopause Aug 08, 2023

What could you do if you actually believed it was possible?

 

By Selene Yeager 

 

Figure skater Jen McNutt, at the age of 48 after a 26-year hiatus, not only got back to doing double jumps on the ice, but is now trying for triples, because she realized the only thing holding her...

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Managing Anxiety in Menopause anxiety brain health menopause mental health Aug 02, 2023

It’s not your imagination. Menopausal anxiety is a thing.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

It started in the middle of the night, generally around 3 a.m. I’d wake with a jolt, heart racing, my mind swirling with worries about my family and the future. Sometimes I’d be soaking wet,...

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4 Unsexy Habits that Improve Health and Performance During Menopause body image hormones mobility sleep Jul 25, 2023

No “weird tricks” or “hacks.” Just sound and science-based advice.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

What tips or tricks do you swear by that have helped you through the menopause transition? I get that question a lot when I’m interviewed for other podcasts and...

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Let’s All Try the Optimal Energy Diet body image nutrition Jul 18, 2023

 

Instead of cutting calories, see what happens when you eat enough.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Like many of you, I grew up with the mentality that you should always be “watching what you eat” and aiming to “eat less.” Even while racing on a professional level,...

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Why Menopausal Women Should Try High-Velocity Resistance Training bone health high-velocity strength training Jul 11, 2023

Picking up the pace in the weight room can improve your health and performance.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

As active performance-minded menopausal women, we have to push back on a lot of societal expectations and messages, but arguably (and truly arguably, because there are many to choose...

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3 Key Nutrition Nuggets for Active Menopausal Women body image nutrition Jul 05, 2023

Here’s a rundown of the latest nutrition research for optimizing your performance and health.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

As we enter—and eventually exit—the menopause transition, our nutritional needs change, especially as active women who continue to train, workout, and...

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New Research Reports a Link Between MHT Use and Increased Rate of Dementia dementia hormone therapy mental health Jun 28, 2023

This new research doesn't mean menopausal hormone therapy causes dementia, just that we have a lot yet to learn.  

 

By Selene Yeager

 

The use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is associated with an increased rate of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in both long-term and...

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