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Cassandra

Fitness TipsMenopause Transition

The Metcon Workout

“I want to find the “right” way to exercise in order to lose some weight without obsessing over it.” “I feel like I’m taking a random stab at lifting more weights because I keep reading that weights are an imperative part of losing weight and being healthy, especially as I age.”  “My workouts feel pretty unfocused; I just do the…
February 6, 2024
Nutrition

Beyond the Basics: Demystifying Collagen and Whey Protein Powders

Last week I shared with you science-based research about CREATINE and its benefits beyond muscle gains and performance.(👉🏻 Hint, it may help with mood and for those who struggle with depression and anxiety).While brunching during AMC's retreat weekend, Marie, one of my loyal clients asked a great question... 🧐 What's the difference between collagen peptide powder and whey protein powder? Ah, good one... Maybe…
February 5, 2024
Menopause TransitionNutrition

Science-Based Benefits of Creatine

I posted this image on IG and FB page and my DM’s exploded!  WHY? Lots of you wanted to know why I chose to take creatine and the benefits...  I decided to start using this creatine monohydrate supplement in November as I learned more about its benefits in my perimenopause research. It felt like a no-brainer to add this to…
January 22, 2024
Perimenopause

Birthday Reflections 2024

I squirmed in bed as I heard my son’s heavy feet pound as he descended down the stairs.  I note I’m not feeling rested…and question if I slept more than a couple of hours. Then there’s the sniff, hoping to find the slightest passage of air through my achy nostrils.  Nope. Sigh. Sneeze. 🤧 A few moments later my husband…
January 22, 2024
Menopause Transition

Top 3 Strategies To Manage the Menopause Transition

“Is this what the next 5 or 10 years of my life are going to be like?” As we are all learning, the menopause transition is NATURAL, NORMAL and an inevitable part of most women’s lives and has many effects on a woman's body.  Here’s the good news…  There are simple things you can do to ease symptoms and have…
December 14, 2023