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How to Train as Midlife Woman- Cork

How to Train as a Midlife Woman with Irene Clarke


Event Description:

How to Train as a Midlife Woman with Irene Clarke


When- 26th of November

Time- 9am - 1pm

Location- My Place, Community Centre,Mill Rd., Townparks, Midleton, Co. Cork


This workshop is suitable for both men and women, coaches, trainers, runners, and those who participate in recreational activities. 


How to train as a midlife woman


  • Answering the big question ‘why does exercise feel so hard’
  • Making exercise choices – how different types of training benefit you or feel really hard – Why is this?
  • Training for a race – the differences between a traditional training plan and one in Menopause
  • Why have I slowed down so much & how do I get faster now?
  • What strength training really is (and isn’t)
  • The importance of recovery
  • Why am I always injured



Nutrition – How best to support ourselves


  • Understanding body shape changes/weight gain
  • Joining the dots between menopause, exercise, nutrition, recovery & cortisol – Why am I doing everything ‘right’ but gaining weight
  • How do we nourish our bodies before, during, and after exercise?
  • Why are we craving foods?
  • How do I increase my protein intake?
  • What are the practical solutions and the small steps we can make for long-term sustainable change?



Understanding menopause and midlife…. It’s not me it’s my hormones!

  • Why it happens, recognising symptoms, what you can do and how to take control of menopause.
  • What is perimenopause and menopause and how is it diagnosed.
  • What are the main symptoms
  • How to get the right help and support to help you take control of your menopause at work and home
  • HRT Risks & Benefits