Menopause Tag

As we progress through life, our body is challenged in different ways. Menopause is no different. So, how should you adapt your exercise for menopause? Australian women typically experience menopause between ages 50-55 years, however, it can occur in younger women secondary to surgery, chemotherapy or radiation. With changing body composition, energy levels, hormone balance and more, it's a period of adjustment for your body. Why is exercise important? A significant change that occurs in menopause is weight gain, especially around the waist. This is not only uncomfortable but also a significant risk factor for other health conditions. A woman’s risk for numerous medical...

Menopause can be a difficult time for most women. But did you know exercise can help you cope with the daily physical and emotional changes you are facing?   Let’s face it, menopause is an extremely tough time for Australian women. Your body changes in ways you never expected. You may have trouble sleeping, you can feel more stressed and anxious and it can affect your overall confidence. Luckily, exercise can play a key role in helping your body and mind cope with these massive differences. Sometimes during menopause physical activity can be the last thing you want to do, but committing to physical activity...