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Weight loss and hormone replacement therapy

I’m on hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Does this make it harder to lose weight? I’m having so much trouble. Any suggestions? Many women over 40 who are approaching menopause say that losing weight is more difficult. And it doesn’t seem to matter whether they’re taking hormones. In fact, according to scientific research, HRT may actually help you stay slim. “Estrogen helps you metabolize fat so …

Does It Matter What Time of Day You Walk?

Q: I work until midnight. When I get off work I still have a lot of energy and don’t want to go to bed right away. Is it OK to walk that late, or should I wait until morning? My problem with walking in the morning is that my energy level isn’t as high and I tend to find excuses not to walk. A: Seems to me …

Preparing your body for a marathon

Q: I will be doing a three-day, 55-mile walk in October to benefit breast cancer. I’m currently walking about an hour a day. Can you offer any suggestions for preparing to walk such a long distance? A: It sounds like you’ll be walking about 18 miles each day. Depending on how fast you walk that comes out to about five to six hours of walking a …

Irregular periods and exercise

Q: For years now, my period has been irregular. My gynecologist told me not to worry because everything seems to be fine. Recently, though, my cycle became regular when I stopped working out. Are my workouts affecting my menstrual cycle? A: Many female dancers and athletes who play sports associated with leanness – like running and gymnastics – experience oligomenorrhea, or irregular menstrual cycles. Some even …

Taking precautions during cold-weather walking

Cold days are here. Do you know the best ways to exercise and stay safe? For most people, it actually may be safer to exercise outside in cooler temperatures than on hot, humid days. Your body heats up as you walk, so in warm weather you’re getting a double dose of heat. In cold weather, though, you can regulate your internal temperature more easily. If …

Fat-Blasting Recipes

Bored with bland? Now you can feast on cheesecake without feeling guilty. We’ve created four dishes that will slim you down, fill you up, and satisfy your tastebuds too. Energizing Breakfast Smoothie High fiber fills you up Curbs midmorning snack attacks Great midafternoon power snack 1 c. nonfat plain yogurt (or nonfat vanilla to make it sweeter) 1 1/3 c. frozen strawberries (no added sugar) …