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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
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
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
Menopause Transition

The Signs & Science of the Menopause Transition

A couple of days ago I shared the first email in a series about my bumpy road as I traverse through the menopause transition and how I’m on a mission to bring more awareness to this transition and provide strategies to help you. In this email I’m pulling back the curtain on the signs and the science behind the perimenopause…
December 13, 2023
Menopause Transition

From Your Postpartum Pro to Your Menopause Mentor

Fifteen years ago I was inspired to create a fitness community for expecting and new moms which led to the beautiful birth of Active Moms’ Club in 2008… …three years before my twin boys were born!   AMC was truly my first baby.  At the time, pre- and postnatal fitness classes were unique and sought-after in Chicago. As a new mom…
December 13, 2023