Five Things Every Woman Should Know about Menopause

It’s best to be well informed about menopause, so it doesn’t sneak up on you. When it comes to life, there are certain inescapable truths; death, taxes, and if you’re a woman, menopause. When we are young girls and first get our period, we often sit down with our mothers and have ‘the talk’. ByContinue reading “Five Things Every Woman Should Know about Menopause”

How to Fight a Slowing Metabolism

Our metabolisms slow down as we age, but luckily there is something we can do about it. It starts to happen when you turn 30. Your metabolism begins to slow a little, so both maintaining and losing weight gets just a little harder. When you turn 40, the symptoms accelerate, and you may even startContinue reading “How to Fight a Slowing Metabolism”

Three Tips for Aging Athletes

Once an athlete, always an athlete, regardless of age. I have always been an athlete, regardless of whether I was playing lacrosse at Duke, or just meeting up with friends for some outdoor fitness. Athletes are drawn to the adrenaline of being active, the team-building of working with others, and the competitive nature of sports.Continue reading “Three Tips for Aging Athletes”

Can Exercise Make Your Cells Younger?

Studies show that exercise may actually make you younger at a cellular level. As you probably know by now, I am a big proponent of regular exercise. Not only do I think its important to take care of your body, but the mental benefits of a regular exercise program have also been proven. A newContinue reading “Can Exercise Make Your Cells Younger?”

Five Benefits of Being an Older Woman

As we age, its important to be optimistic about what getting older really means. Aging is no picnic, no matter who you are. In our society however, there is an added stigma that somehow women become less vital, important, or beautiful as they grow older. It’s a messed up dynamic that we have set, andContinue reading “Five Benefits of Being an Older Woman”

Five Facts About Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Important information about testosterone therapy. Is testosterone replacement therapy the Fountain of Youth for men? Women tend to have the more commercialized treatments—lotions, potions, diets, injectables—but our medical literature has had increasing chatter over testosterone topical medication for men. In the November 2015 issue of Sports Medicine Update, the topic of Testosterone Replacement Therapy wasContinue reading “Five Facts About Testosterone Replacement Therapy”