Reverse ageing of your arteries with the right type of exercise in post-menopause.

“I can’t believe how much more energy I have now” mentioned Kate in an email to me with a photo of her beaming smile from the Outer Hebrides in Scotland. “We’ve been hiking, swimming and kayaking for the past two weeks – it’s unbelievable how little energy I had in the past before doing your […]

Is inflammation just a side effect of ageing? Find out why it matters.

I’m a ‘Baby-Boomer’ – are you? If you are, then you will either be nudging 60, or you will be just over the top of that crucial number in our biological ageing. I studied the baby-boomer generation a lot when doing my studies. In New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, the UK, Canada and the USA, are […]

Olive Oil and prevention of chronic inflammation. New research for women in menopause.

It’s been almost 50 years since researchers first started studying the Greek diet and studying Greeks living on the island of Crete. Low rates of heart disease and other conditions arising from inflammatory changes with age, led epidemiological researchers to the island. ‘Olive oil is the foremost source of fat in the Mediterranean Diet and […]

Ageing Well through Menopause: Telomere length, inflammation and lifestyle factors.

Have you ever wondered why women, in general, live longer than men? Seven years longer in fact. This remarkable feat is mainly to do with the length of the telomeres. This is the name given to the tiny ‘hard-helmets’ on the ends of each DNA strand. Thanks to Leonard Hayflick’s work on DNA in the […]

“How I used to muddle my way through life, I don’t know!” [Kate M., UK]

After a three-day migraine, wrote Kate to me last week, I started trawling the internet about how menopause affected migraine, and I stumbled across MyMT™.  It seemed to leap out me as having something meaningful to say to me. However, I am naturally cynical about paying for random information online so I didn’t hold out […]

WORKOUT VIDEO – Help your ageing lymphatic system to function better with this 25 minute home-workout.

As we move through menopause, one of the things that helps our lymphatic system is gentle, low-impact aerobic exercise.  ‘Movement is Medicine’ in the MyMT programmes and it’s why, for the month of January, 2021, you can select the option to also come onto the Rebuild My Fitness programme as well as the Transform Me […]

The growing movement of slow-jogging and why it’s good for you in menopause – but you must restore your joints first.

We all know that a little exercise or activity makes a big difference to how we feel but in a world where there is so much choice around the type of exercise that is promoted to mid-life women, I believe that simple aerobic exercise is being forgotten. I know myself that fitness messages have become […]

Keep your plantar ligament pliable in post-menopause.

If you are going to run, jog or jump, or even just walk up those hills as you get older, you need to love your feet – especially your plantar fascia which forms the ARCH of your foot. The plantar fascia is known as the ‘spring ligament’ for a reason. It is a strong ligament […]

“Don’t look back, you’re not going that way now that you’re in menopause.” [Dr Wendy Sweet, MyMT™]

Don’t Look Back – You’re Not Going That Way Now … As I sit here writing this today, Auckland in New Zealand, is back ‘on alert’ with a return to our Alert Level 3 pandemic plan. Melbourne is the same as are many other cities or countries around the world. Hi to you all! Some […]