116: Redefining What it Means to Age Well & Embracing Your Menstrual Cycles with Dr. Stephanie Estima 

by neeta bhushan


Hey loves! Today I’m joined by Dr. Stephanie Estima!

“I would love for women to be comfortable taking up space, becoming really strong, and putting on lean muscle. A lot of the menopausal symptoms can be quelled with lean muscle mass. Weight training helps to protect the brain, benefits the immune system, and helps your mood. These are really important considerations for women who want to age well.”

In today’s episode, we talk about:

  • How to tailor your workout to your cycle
  • What the foundation of your physical training should be
  • Re-defining what it means to age well
  • How lean muscle mass slows the aging process

Dr. Stephanie Estima is the Founder of Hello Betty – a community centered around female empowerment through health and business coaching. She is a doctor of chiropractic with a special interest in metabolism, body composition, functional neurology, and female physiology. 

She is the Host of the Better! Podcast With Dr. Stephanie, featuring the world’s leading voices on health and wellness.

As the creator of her signature, female-centric ketogenic protocol, The Estima Diet™, Dr. Stephanie has helped over 10,000 women worldwide regulate hormones, reduce adiposity, and get off medications in the perimenopause stage and beyond. 

Following the success of The Estima Diet™, Dr. Stephanie released a best-selling book, “The Betty Body,” where she shares her proven strategies to help women jumpstart and calibrate their metabolism, revive their libidos, rest guilt-free, and elevate their emotional well-being. 

With the first-of-its-kind mastermind for health practitioners called The Chalice Collective, Dr. Stephanie, her partner Giovanni Marsico, and their team of leading experts mentor doctors closely as they build online programs to increase their impact and income. 

Dr. Stephanie’s mission is to inspire women on a global scale to be the best versions of themselves both physically and emotionally through the power of easily accessible female health education. Because let’s face it — women are not little men and should be taught about their unique physiology. 

A vocal trailblazer in the health world, Dr. Stephanie has been featured on Thrive Global and The Huffington Post, and has amassed over 3.5 million article reads on Medium.com.

Whew, there are so many juicy nuggets packed into this episode! Calling all women who want to improve their health and age well, this is for you!

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– Find Stephanie on Instagram @dr.stephanie.estima

– Get Betty Body here.

– Check out the Hello Betty website here.

– Find all of Dr. Stephanie’s offerings here.

If you loved this episode… 

– Then be sure to listen to Episode 85: The Real Meaning of Self-Care and How To Maintain Health for the Long Run with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon. Apple | Spotify

– You’ll love Episode 97: What the Medical System Doesn’t Tell You About Being Healthy, Diets, & Emotional Health With Mona Sharma  Apple | Spotify

– Episode 37: ‘A Journey Back to Loving Yourself, Women’s Wellness, Hormones, Fertility and More with Dr. Mariza Snyder’ is right up your alley! Apple | Spotify

P.S. That Sucked. Now What?’ has sold over 12,000 copies already! If you’ve yet to snag your copy, then know that this is your handbook to bounce back from sucky moments and fly forward with audacious resilience. You can get yours here!


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