Until recently, it felt like it was brushed under the carpet.
Sure, another drenching from night sweats and the befuddlement of brain fog might have been mentioned among friends, but it has been conveniently filed under ‘women’s problems’ by pretty much everyone else.
But like a hot flash, menopause is finally creeping up to the top of the agenda (shout-out to Dr Louise Newson and Davina McCall for their awareness-raising campaigns👏🏼).
So it’ll come as no surprise that getting tips and advice on what can be a tricky time of life has been one of the most requested topics for us to discuss on the Sparkle and Thrive Podcast.
That’s why we’re parking the social media chat this week and handing over the mic to Andy Galway, a personal trainer and mentor who has worked with heaps of clients going through the midlife hormonal rollercoaster. 🎢
Here’s why you need to tune in
If you’d love to know how healthy eating and exercise can help you manage your menopausal symptoms, want to work out what foods are best and what you should be reaching for when you’re feeling peckish, or how a nifty two-minute rule can help, this is the episode for you. It’s nothing but sensible, actionable advice. 💪🏾
Here’s what to listen out for:
[03:41] What are the side effects of menopause and what can do about them?
[04:56] What are the right foods to eat?
[06:42] Why is breakfast the most important meal of the day?
[10:46] Use exercise to lift your mood.
[15:01] Discover the two-minute rule.
[17:52] Why you should be outside.
[21:52] Move more for you.
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Useful links and resources mentioned in this episode:
James Clear – Atomic Habits
TechPixies Sparkle and Thrive Podcast – Habits series
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