Overtraining: Too much of a good thing

Mary was a mother of two who began a vigorous exercise program of weight lifting and running, one to two hours a day, six days a week. Not only did she fail to lose weight, she actually gained [...]


WHY would, Joanna, a fitness instructor and workout enthusiast, who watches what she eats, have extra weight in her midsection and lower body? Does this sound familiar to you?  Are you exercising [...]

Why is menopause so hard for some women?

Question I’m going through menopause and feel like I’m falling apart. I get severe hot flashes, mood swings that border on psychosis, and my brain isn’t working. Why? Answer As the ovaries begin [...]

Why sleep is more difficult for women

Is there a torture worse than hitting the sack exhausted from a long day only to toss and turn for hours, unable to fall asleep? Or perhaps you fall asleep but later bolt awake and can’t fall [...]