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Do you do any kind of consistent exercise?  Perimenopause, that time leading up to menopause when your hormones are fluctuating, is when you are going to experience symptoms.  Perimenopause and menopause, both can be a stressful time in your life!  If you haven’t done your research and don’t quite know what to expect, then it will catch you be surprise, no doubt!  Since we know that exercise has so many benefits already for your body, your mind and your spirit, would it not help to eliminate those perimenopause symptoms and menopausal symptoms?  The proof is in this article by... (Read More ...)

If you were unable to attend our May 3 Menogasm Call – we wanted you to have this information about your stubborn weight loss. We discussed why you may be frustrated and upset regarding your weight loss efforts. This is part 2 of 4 parts of  – just the highlights!   One of the biggest myths for losing weight is to reduce your calories! Principle 2 – It’s not about the calories – it’s about the hormones and what nutrients are in those calories. There are many diets that show different proportions of: fats proteins carbs We teach  you how to get more nutrients out of your... (Read More ...)

If you were unable to attend our May 3 Menogasm Call – we wanted you to have this information. We discussed why you may be frustrated and upset regarding your weight loss efforts. There was so much useful information, we wanted to make sure you have it – Plus, there was SO MUCH information, we are going to Make several posts – just from this one call! This will be part 1 of 4 parts of just the highlights!   If you are exercising and dieting and still can’t seem to lose that stubborn weight – this call was FOR YOU! If you are confused and confounded about which... (Read More ...)

What is stress? Stress is something that upsets the balance in your body. You probably live with more stress in your life than you even realize. You may even think it is normal to have as much stress on a daily basis as you do. What are signs of stress? There is good stress and bad stress.  Happy events can be stressful like falling in love and getting married. Stress can be helpful for you when there is an emergency and your life is in danger.  Your body goes into the stress mode and does what it can to keep you safe.  Your body was not designed to live under stressful conditions from day... (Read More ...)

Do you know what you can do to have more energy during menopause?  It is not a secret that you would love to have more energy to be able to accomplish everything you want to do.  I have created a list of which you can choose one, a few or all of the ideas below. 1-  Drink A Lot of water – Dehydration is a cause of fatigue because it slowly creeps up on you.  If you consistently drink less than 8 cups of water a day, you may be sluggish all the time.  Get a 32 oz (1 quart, 4 cups) water bottle.  Your goal is to polish off 2 of those a day.  Try it for a week and see if your general... (Read More ...)

Stress has a HUGE impact on your health, well-being, and on your ability to lose weight. You have  heard of the “Fight or Flight” response. But what exactly is the “Fight or Flight” response? Basically it means reacting to threats to your survival with a general discharge of the sympathetic nervous system, priming you for fighting or fleeing. This discharge creates: Increased heart rate Increased blood pressure Decreased blood sugar Constriction of the peripheral arteries Dilation of the deep arteries Increased respiration rate Decreased gastro-intestinal activity Increased... (Read More ...)

Do you feel guilty because you feel like you don’t have the time or discipline to “get your body moving?” You have heard that exercise helps so many things!  But why bother if you can’t stay consistent?  Well, many experts believe even some exercise is better than none at all.   It doesn’t have to take an hour or 3 hours for you to get the benefits of exercise. Studies show less than half an hour, even 20 minutes can make all the difference. Here is what exercise can do for you: Increase oxygen to the cells Help to eliminate the lymphatic fluid (waste) in... (Read More ...)

9 Reasons Why You Will Not Lose Weight Any of these 9 reasons could be why you have been struggling with weight issues. The fat burning hormones in the body have to be working with your body – not against it. 1- Skipping meals and letting yourself get hungry 2- Excess sugar mixed with excess protein 3- Overeating – especially refined grains and sugars 4- Consuming alcohol – alcohol triggers insulin, thus causing weight gain 5- Consuming caffeinated drinks such as coffee or sodas 6- Wrong exercise for you 7- Too much stress 8- Poor sleeping habits 9- Poor liver function  (Read More ...)

Rebounding Can Be a Fun Exercise To Keep You Healthy (NaturalNews) Rebounding is a great exercise for the entire body, especially the lymphatic system. Rebounding involves jumping on a mini-trampoline; this promotes circulation. The body contains 5-6 quarts of blood, which is circulated by the heart. But without the lymphatic system, the body cannot effectively eliminate toxins. Exercising on a rebounder for 5-20 minutes at a time will promote the flow of lymph, thereby eliminating toxins. If you’re up for it, but be careful since it does require a lot of energy, try out the best trampoline... (Read More ...)

The hula hoop has been around for thousands of years. It was popular when we were kids but we used the light-weight, plastic ones.  People are starting to use the hula hoop again but not the ones you remember from childhood.  They can now be customized and are used in many work-out places. This exercise is called “hooping.” The craze started coming back about ten years ago.  Hooping as it is now called, is supposedly much more fun than the light-weight hula hoops we had as kids. The heavier and larger the hoop, the slower it rotates around the body.  And for that reason, anyone... (Read More ...)