August Health and Fitness Links We Love

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Every month, we round up the latest in health, fitness and nutrition so you don’t have to. Click on the links below to read more about:   Which items from Costco can help promote weight loss: Advice from top dietitians, including Cal-EZ’s own Danielle Omar (Women’s Health) What the aging community’s top experts are talking about: Top of mind topics include …

Why Women Need Strength Training

Erin Bahadur Calcium and Bone Health, Lifestyle Leave a Comment

One of the biggest things I’ve heard from female clients as well as the general population is that lifting weights will make them bulky. Despite how many articles or interviews dispel that fact, the myth continues to prevail. However, the strength work that a typical woman does is not enough to cause bulky, “manly” muscles. We simply aren’t built for …

7 Myths About Menopause

Danielle Omar, MS, RD Calcium and Bone Health, Lifestyle Leave a Comment

Menopause can be intimidating. Your body changes in many (kinda scary, mostly unwanted) ways, and it’s certainly no walk in the park. The truth is hard enough, but the myths circulating around menopause are enough to cause sky-high anxiety, so let’s get to the truth about what actually happens during menopause. Here are 7 common myths about menopause, and the …

National Osteoporosis Month: Resources for health and prevention

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May might be nearly over, however National Osteoporosis Month highlights a national health issue that affects more than 50 million Americans. Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body does not make enough bone, or when the body loses too much of it. These issues can also happen simultaneously. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, “The disease causes an …

What Millennial Women Need To Know About Bone Health

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If you’re here on the Cal-EZ blog, I’m guessing you care about bone health. As I’m sure you know, Calcium and Vitamin D are essential to maximizing bone strength. What many women don’t realize is their bones reach maximum mineral density and strength around age 30. This means your diet (ie what you eat and drink every day) between the …

8 Mental Strategies to Get Race-Day Ready

Megan Calcium and Bone Health Leave a Comment

You’ve followed your training plan, cross-trained, and ate all the right food to get your body ready for race day. It’s been months of hard work, but when race day approaches suddenly your brain is trying to talk you out of running the race you’ve been dreaming of (eek!)! Running is largely a mental game, especially during the later miles …

Run Mama Run: Olympic Hopeful Races Amidst Postpartum Calcium Deficiency

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#trackpictuesday Always feel blessed to call myself a #TeamNB girl! A photo posted by Sarah Brown (@sarahmb15) on Sep 8, 2015 at 4:15pm PDT Elite runner Sarah Brown made headlines for competing in the Olympic trials nearly four months after giving birth to her first daughter. As a runner, she overcame incredible training obstacles and accomplished athletic feats that most of …

Heart Health Over 40

Danielle Omar, MS, RD Calcium and Bone Health Leave a Comment

Image by Jack Gray Once you hit your 40s, it becomes especially important to think about your heart health. As a busy mom, wife, and business owner, I spend a lot of time taking care of everyone else that I sometimes neglect my own health care. My yearly physical gets postponed (or never scheduled), exercise gets put off, sleep seems …