One of my friends said the other day, “I don’t want people to know that I am in menopause. They treat you differently and secretly roll their eyes. You know the one, it just makes you feel bad about yourself.”Menopause And The StigmaThis surprised me. I look at menopause as a natural occurrence in life, just like starting your period when you begin puberty. But now that I think about it…menopause is a whole different beast.
Most of the women are under the impression that any type of weight training exercise will bulk them up - adding too much muscle to be attractive. In fact, the opposite is true. Muscle building for fat loss is possible, and adding muscle will, in fact, help your body to burn fat more quickly. Adding muscle to your frame helps you to secure a lean, toned appearance. You'll be stronger, and more flexible.
It was the middle of July in the sweltering, unforgiving Texas heat and my football coach was making the team run 200 meter sprint repeats at the END of practice. As you can imagine, we were all thrilled and no one complained at all.
There’ve been a few times (maybe more) when I’ve been shown up by a woman in the weight room. Rather than being embarrassed by this, this inspires me to work harder because let’s face it, most men don’t like losing to a woman.More and more women of today are mixing it up with the men in the weight room and are stepping away from the cardio machines. They’re also being celebrated for their athletic achievements on and off the field and not just for the way they look.
Clear the Clutter in your life and get clarity on what you want right now. Menopause can drag you down, but it does not have to be that way! That's why I created the free Clear the Clutter Worksheet for women just like you.
Hi Everyone! It's been a long time since I have wrote on the blog. But, I am back and excited to share some great news! Debbie and I are starting her journey into fitness and wellness. Her goal is to lose weight and begin to exercise. I will be providing the personal training in her journey. Debbie will be using the Shaklee 180 Weight Loss program. We will be following her journey and posting blogs and videos. So stay tuned. Debbie will be posting here as well. You are more than welcome to join us on this journey!
Out with the Old, in with the New. Start today to make a change.The year is coming to an end and you may plan on making some changes for the new year. You may be uncertain if you should try something new. It sounds exciting, but scary and you are not sure how you will like it. Why is out with the old and in with the new so hard?