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Welcome to the Hit Play Not Pause Podcast, a Feisty Menopause podcast for active, performance-minded menopausal women who aren’t willing to put their best years behind them. It’s time to reimagine what you can accomplish as an active woman in your 40’s, 50’s and beyond. We talk about how to optimize your physiology, maintain your fitness, and harness your power in, through, and past the menopause transition. Come join the movement.
Join host Selene Yeager for a no B-S podcast for women ready to live their feistiest lives.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 45 Ratings

Welcome to the Hit Play Not Pause Podcast, a Feisty Menopause podcast for active, performance-minded menopausal women who aren’t willing to put their best years behind them. It’s time to reimagine what you can accomplish as an active woman in your 40’s, 50’s and beyond. We talk about how to optimize your physiology, maintain your fitness, and harness your power in, through, and past the menopause transition. Come join the movement.
Join host Selene Yeager for a no B-S podcast for women ready to live their feistiest lives.

This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

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    The Challenges of Surgical and Early Menopause with Corinne Menn, MD (Episode 92)

    The Challenges of Surgical and Early Menopause with Corinne Menn, MD (Episode 92)

    One in eight women will have their ovaries removed before the natural age of menopause. Five percent of women naturally go through early menopause between the ages of 40 and 45, and 1 percent experience premature menopause before age 40. That’s a lot of women. And a large percentage of these women are not getting the counseling they need to optimize their well-being and long-term health, says menopause management specialist Corinne Menn, MD. This week she’s here to help as we dive into the unique challenges of surgical and early menopause and what women need to know.
    Dr. Menn is a board certified OB/GYN with expertise and a special interest in menopause management and female cancer survivorship health. She is a 20-year survivor of breast cancer and has a passion for using her medical expertise and personal experience to help women navigate these complex health issues. She is an active contributor and volunteer with the http://ysctourdepink.org (Young Survival Coalition), serves on their Council of Advisors, and moderates the Healthcare Provider-Survivor Support Group. Dr. Menn is also an active member of the North American Menopause Society and a Certified Menopause Practitioner. She devotes her professional time to her female-focused telehealth practice and is working on a website and blog chronicling her experience as a doctor and survivor of breast cancer, premature menopause, and everything in between! You can learn more about her at https://linktr.ee/drmennobgyn (https://linktr.ee/drmennobgyn)
    Resources:
    https://www.menopause.org/for-women/menopauseflashes/menopause-symptoms-and-treatments/instant-help-for-induced-menopause (Instant Help for Induced Menopause)
    https://www.menopause.org/docs/default-source/professional/nams-2022-hormone-therapy-position-statement.pdf (NAMS 2022 HT Position Statement)
    https://www.menopause.org/docs/default-source/professional/menonote-deciding-about-ht-2022.pdf (NAMS Patient Handout “Deciding about HT)
    https://www.uptodate.com/contents/primary-ovarian-insufficiency-beyond-the-basics (POI: Beyond the Basics)
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    You Deserve to Get Good Sleep with Andrea Matsumura, MD (Episode 91)

    You Deserve to Get Good Sleep with Andrea Matsumura, MD (Episode 91)

    Women have traditionally been ignored in sleep medicine (shocking, we know). That means our sleep issues can be misunderstood and misdiagnosed, especially during menopause when sleep disruptions rise. This week we investigate how hormones and menopausal symptoms impact sleep, as well as dive into sleep issues like sleep apnea (which shows up differently in women), restless leg syndrome, hypervigilance, and more with Dr. Andrea Matsumura, a holistic sleep medicine physician and a partner at the Oregon Clinic in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

    Dr. Matsumura’s personal passion is helping women and women athletes understand their sleep and its key role in personal health, wellness, and performance. She has been the guest speaker for The American Academy of Sleep Medicine, numerous podcasts, and has been quoted in myriad articles about sleep and wellness. You can learn more about her work athttps://www.oregonclinic.com/our-team/andrea-matsumura ( https://www.oregonclinic.com/our-team/andrea-matsumura)


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    • 1 hr 12 min
    IX: Turning up the Volume with Joan Cronan

    IX: Turning up the Volume with Joan Cronan

    Hit Play Not Pause is on a quick summer break during the weeks of July 18th and 25th, 2022. While we're out, we are excited to share two episodes from Feisty Media's excellent limited Title IX series.
    Not to pick favorites, but here at Feisty - this is definitely a favorite. With almost 50 years of experience as an athletic director and inductions into seven different halls of fame, Joan Cronan has A LOT to say about Title IX and gender equity in sport. Graduating college in 1966, Joan was part of intercollegiate sports before women had the federal right to equally compete. This week, our co-host of Girls Gone Gravel, Kathryn Taylor, interviews Joan and asks her about what she calls "her journey."
    Joan shares the story of her life so far, beginning at the age of twelve when she decided she was going to create change for women in athletics. To do so, in 1972 Joan made a cold call to the president of the College of Charleston and left his office as the women's basketball coach, volleyball coach, tennis coach and overall athletic director. From there, she made innumerable changes to women's athletics that will forever go down in history. If that isn't feisty, what is?
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    • 58 min
    IX: Changing the Game with Wendy Mink

    IX: Changing the Game with Wendy Mink

    Hit Play Not Pause is on a quick summer break during the weeks of July 18th and 25th, 2022. While we're out, we are excited to share two episodes from Feisty Media's excellent limited Title IX series.
    This week, Haley Chura - co-host of Ironwomen - interviews the renowned Wendy Mink. Wendy is a professor of politics, women's and gender studies, as well as the daughter of the very first woman of color in congress - Patsy Mink. Patsy was the co-author of the Title IX legislation and paved the way for women's participation in sports.
    Wendy shares her mother's journey and the reasons that prompted her to fight for change. Haley and Wendy discuss what Title IX was created for, and they give us the groundwork for the rest of the series.
    https://nyupress.org/9781479831920/fierce-and-fearless/ (Click here) to purchase a copy of Wendy's new book!
    Listen to Feisty Media's Limited Title IX Series https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/ix-voices-for-title-ix/id1631215543 (Here!)
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    • 51 min
    Muscle and Ligament Strength in Menopause with Kathryn Ackerman, MD, MPH (Episode 90)

    Muscle and Ligament Strength in Menopause with Kathryn Ackerman, MD, MPH (Episode 90)

    If you’re feeling more injury prone, you’re not alone. Many women who have led active, athletic lives without a lot of injuries and “itises” suddenly find themselves sidelined more often during the menopause transition. Fluctuating and declining hormone levels directly impact your musculoskeletal system, as do your lifelong movement patterns, exercise habits, recovery practices, and nutrition–all of which become increasingly important during this time of life. This week’s guest, sports medicine physician and endocrinologist Kathryn Ackerman, MD, MPH, dives into what we know, what we’ve yet to learn, and what we should be doing right now to dial it all in to stay strong through menopause and beyond.
    Kathryn is the medical director of the Female Athlete Program in the Sports Medicine Division at Boston Children's Hospital. Her interests include female athletes, rowing injuries, endocrinology, relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S), optimizing performance and health in athletes with diabetes, exercise-associated hyponatremia, and exercise and bone health. She is also a former national team lightweight rower, chair of the US Rowing Medical Commission, member of the World Rowing Medical Commission, and the course director for the Female Athlete Conference, held biennially at Boston Children's Hospital. You can learn more about her https://www.childrenshospital.org/directory/kathryn-ackerman (here) and the paper she references on the Effect of Estrogen on Musculoskeletal Performance and Injury Risk by Keith Barr https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6341375/ (here).
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    • 49 min
    Menopause Lessons from the Mountains with Jeannette McGill (Episode 89)

    Menopause Lessons from the Mountains with Jeannette McGill (Episode 89)

    Women often stop going to the high mountains when they reach menopause. The reasons why–hot flashes, unpredictable periods, anxiety, and fear, to name a few–will resonate with all of us, whether or not we ever step foot above sea level. This week’s guest, high altitude mountaineer Jeannette McGill is currently navigating the menopause transition herself and is determined to help women manage their menopausal symptoms and continue their journey of exploration in the outdoors and beyond.
    Jeannette is the first South African woman to summit Manaslu and the first-ever South African to climb Dhaulagiri - two of the 14 8,000-meter (26,000 feet) mountains in the world. She is passionate about supporting others to achieve their outdoor goals through her mountain mentoring and leads bespoke adventures in the Australian Alps and Nepal. Her portfolio career also includes industrial technology management, and she has a PhD from the Colorado School of Mines. You can learn more about her and her work as a mentor and guide at https://www.mcgillsmountains.com/ (https://www.mcgillsmountains.com/)
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    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

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45 Ratings

45 Ratings

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Life changing podcast

This podcast has literally changed my life. The guests are knowledgable, amazing women who share so much insight into the possibilities of the body of the older woman.

I have changed my nutrition, my workouts and my outlook toward being stronger and fitter than ever in my next years. Thanks so much.

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Just turned 50, regular cycle still, very active, fit, lean and happy. My friends have continually warned me that my active healthy life is coming to a close and that I will have to accept getting old, fat and inactive as I have no control over it. Sadly I see how beautiful they are and try to encourage they embrace this stage of life not throw in the towel. Deep down I was feeling like what I was pursuing in health and fitness still was ‘silly’ for someone ‘my age’. Your podcasts saves, inspires and reassures me. For my 50th I climbed a mountain, endured snow storms and had the best birthday ever. I’m not stopping! Thank you!

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