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How to Keep Sitting Time from Wrecking Your Health menopause movement sitting Nov 22, 2022

Prolonged inactivity is especially bad for menopausal bodies.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

 

I sit. A lot. More than eight hours a day podcasting, researching, and writing books, articles, and blogs (ironically like this one!) on an average weekday, according to my Oura ring, which...

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Our Menopause Wish List bone health menopause nams Nov 09, 2022

With the NAMS Annual Meeting in the rearview mirror, this is what we’d like to see in the future.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) held its annual meeting last month. I attended for the first time and was treated to 3 ½ jam-packed days of ...

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My Menopause Octopus menopause octopus tattoo Nov 02, 2022

Octopuses are curious, intelligent, never static, and the perfect way to mark menopause.

 

 By Selene Yeager

 

Somewhere deep into the third hour of laying statue-still as Mariah’s talented young hand guided the tattoo gun along the skin that wraps my left shoulder, injecting...

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Why Active Women Really Need to Eat Enough During Menopause diet culture disordered eating menopause perimenopause underfueling Oct 25, 2022

Eating less than your active body needs can lead to long-term damage. Here’s what to know.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

We are women who have been steeped in diet culture our whole lives. We’ve had commercials, celebrities, and heck maybe even doctors and coaches tell us that...

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Breast Health for Menopausal Women breast cancer breast health mammogram menopause Oct 19, 2022

Breast cancer rates rise with age, but there are many ways to lower your risk and protect your breasts.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

October is breast cancer awareness month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer. That’s especially important for women in...

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10 Goals to Get You Stoked During Menopause atheletics goals menopause performance Oct 05, 2022

Menopause got you feeling like throwing in the towel? Here are some ways to help reignite your athletic fire.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Missing your usual mojo and motivation? You are not alone! Menopause can be rough on active performance-minded women.

 

The good news is that as...

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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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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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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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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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What's the Best Diet for Menopausal Brain Health? alzheimers diet menopause May 30, 2022

Study finds the MIND Diet may contribute to improved cognitive resilience and performance with age.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

Brain health is a topic that comes up a lot in our Feisty Menopause community, and with good reason. Women are at an increased risk for developing dementia...

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5 Ways Jumping Does a Menopausal Body Good bone health jumping menopause perimenopause plyometrics May 25, 2022

Plyometrics is good for your mind, muscles, bones, performance, and yes, even your joints.

 

By Selene Yeager

 

When you watch kids play, you’ll see they do a whole lot of jumping — jumping on the bed, jumping on furniture, jumping up, down, and over pretty much anything in...

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