Menopause or Thyroid Issues?

Many times women think they are suffering from ‘menopause symptoms’ when in fact they have thyroid issues. How do you know if your thyroid is working optimally? Can your doctor help? If you go to your own doctor, often times your doctor will tell you that your levels are ‘normal’ based on the testing that … Continued

How to Look 10 Years Younger

Want to look 10 years younger? Me too! I’ve got some surprising anti aging tips for you… You are stronger and more beautiful that you think. Be kind to yourself and get in the habit of finding something POSITIVE to say to yourself when you look in the mirror rather than finding any flaws.   … Continued

Lose Your Menopause Belly – Book Launch Party

It almost didn’t happen… Calgary is known for it’s crazy weather. The day before my book launch party, we enjoyed 25C and it was blue skies and sunshine. The day of the event, temperatures plummeted and it started to snow and blow. In the midst of a spring sleet/snow storm, I prepared for my first … Continued

Are My Abs Even Working??

If you feel like you’re doing everything right, you’re exercising, doing ‘ab moves’ and NOTHING is happening to your belly, you might just not be contracting your belly at all… If you’ve had any abdominal surgery or trauma, your ‘transverse abdominus’ may not be firing. This is one of the four abdominal muscles and it’s … Continued

Lose Your Menopause Belly

I had the good fortune to be interviewed by Mike Koenigs for ‘The Mike Koenigs Show’, take a look: Mike: Tell me what got you started and why you do what you do? Me: We have a real problem.The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data found that: 68.1% of women ages 40-59 were classified … Continued

Traveling? I’ve Got You Covered!

I’m often asked: How Can I Stay on My Game While Traveling? Travel can definitely throw you off your game, but it doesn’t need to derail you! Here are a few tips to help you stay the course: #1 Pack Your Attitude Travel is not a reason to fall off the wagon. With a small … Continued

Busy? How to Make Healthy Choices No Matter What…

Busy? I get it! The fact is, women like you and me are busier than EVER. We’re often sandwiched between caring for our children and our aging parents. We have careers, hobbies, volunteering and commitment after commitment. We need to find SIMPLE ways to add exercise to our day. Most of all, we need to … Continued

Best Way to Boost Metabolism

Does metabolism tank at the magic age of 40 or when menopause hits? Let me debunk some myths about metabolism and menopause. (You’ll find the BEST way to boost your metabolism with workouts created specifically for women over 40 here.) You see, menopause gets a bad rap. In fact, it bothers me when people say … Continued

2017 Predictions for YOU

There’s something exciting about a fresh start…You get to forgive yourself and forget the mistakes of the past.   Wouldn’t you just LOVE to finally reach your health goals?   Let me make a prediction for YOUR success in 2017…Just imagine how you’ll feel when:       •    You easily slip into all your favorite … Continued

What is Shawna 247?

Are you looking for additional support to help you get rid of your menopause belly? I’d LOVE to help you. If there’s any question as to my expertise, you’ll see in the video below that I’m well respected in the industry, the media and I’ve worked with over 50K women. I’ve been getting a lot … Continued