Tag: women

Tween Girls: Why Do They Have to Lose Confidence?

Do you ever think about the things you liked to do as a kid? Do you remember how often you had art class?  How you were given time to be creative and innovative? I used to write plays when I was in grade school. They weren’t more »

Does She Look Bulky To You?

I think these pictures are the way most women fear looking like if they lift weights. I am not saying that these women look good or bad — it’s just not the ideal picture of what most women out there think they want to look more »

When the Queen is happy, there is peace in the kingdom.

I write an extra blog post for my local patch website: Live Fit and Sore!. It’s really another avenue for me to support others in my local community to get fit for themselves and their families. This past week, I wrote on a common theme more »

Gluten is tied to early menopause

Gluten allergy linked to earlier menopause NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women with untreated celiac disease may hit menopause earlier, and have a higher risk of some pregnancy complications, than women without the disease, suggests a small study. However, if women with celiac disease are more »

Let’s talk about being Skinny Fat

Skinny Fat This post from CrossFit Soutbay was so right on — I struggle with this sort of issue myself and I know I am not alone. A few years ago, my general doctor held up a pencil and said to me — some people more »

Women’s Set Points

Women’s Set Points | Hunt.Gather.Love.. So interesting — I am conscience of body fat percentages and often wonder how women feel when they have sub 20% body fat. All I have read is about the danger of visceral fat, around your mid-section is the area more »

What are you?

I read this post this morning: Experimenting with Scale Purgatory about taking a break from the scale. Isn’t it funny the relationship some of us have with the scale? It’s crazy if you think about it — it’s not rational. It’s a number that has so more »

Obesity Costs Women More Directly & Indirectly

I’m including this article today because I think it speaks volumes of the hard costs of being overweight for women.  Some of it has to do with women earning more in general and includes a look at direct and indirect costs.  I also think that more »

Menopause weight gain: Is it inevitable?

Menopause weight gain: Stop the middle age spread As I mentioned in an earlier post about taking care of yourself and not letting yourself go — I am sure you have noticed there are many women out there that once they hit premenopause they start more »