Hormone Changes in a Woman’s Body

Hormone Changes in a Woman’s Body

The most important groups of hormones for women are estrogens (especially ß‐estradiol) and progesterone. In a healthy female body they balance each other so phases of the menstrual cycle occur regularly. When one is going down, the other is going up. Their synchronized cycle repeats about every month (25 to 35 days). When the balance between estrogen and progesterone is lost, your body may act in unpredictable ways.

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Sex Hormones and Their Role in Weight Loss

Sex Hormones and Their Role in Weight Loss

When most people think of weight loss, or more specifically the inability to lose weight, they usually don’t think about the sex hormones. However, the sex hormones – including estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and DHEA – can play a major role in weight loss and have a significant effect on a person’s weight and ability to maintain or lose weight. Read more…

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Road Trip? How to Incorporate Exercise While Traveling

Road Trip? How to Incorporate Exercise While Traveling

Nothing can get a person out of their routine like travel. Whether it be for work, play or somewhere in-between, travel disrupts our normal schedule, which can make exercise and eating well a little more complicated.

Luckily, you don’t need a lot of fancy equipment to exercise while traveling. In fact, everything you need is likely available to you wherever you are; you just have to be a bit more creative.

Exercises You Can Do While Traveling

When you are on the road, think about doing exercises that hit the big muscle groups in opposing directions – meaning you want to do pushing and pulling exercises for each of the main muscle groups in the upper and lower body.

This may look like doing push-ups and bent over rows for the upper body along with squats and/or lunges and reverse leg curls for the lower body along with core exercises. These exercises can be done almost anywhere while traveling and are a great way to stay in shape and reduce stress while you are away from home.

To make sure you have proper form and technique while doing these exercises, check out this series of videos:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjO49h_5LZ70eFSAHPrtqkHwWRMMMa8le

They provide some great instruction on how to do the exercises listed above, and provide a progression you can follow as you get stronger.

You Don’t Have To Give Up Exercise While Traveling

Yes, traveling will disrupt your normal routine (unless your routine is traveling); however, this doesn’t mean that you can’t exercise and/or stay in shape while you are on the road. Use this series of exercise videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjO49h_5LZ70eFSAHPrtqkHwWRMMMa8le to help you keep active and fit while traveling and enjoy your time away from home.

Top 7 Things Women Approaching Menopause Should Do to Ease Symptoms

Top 7 Things Women Approaching Menopause Should Do to Ease Symptoms

Every woman, should she live long enough, will go through menopause. There is a lot of confusion associated with this natural process, especially when it comes to what a woman can do to prepare herself for menopause and ease the symptoms many women experience when they go through menopause. Here are the top seven things women approaching menopause should do to ease their symptoms and make the transition into the non-childbearing years as easy and enjoyable as possible. Read more…

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