Exercising in hot weather can be a challenge but with a little thought it can be done safely. Many women over fifty walk or jog as their main form of cardio so it’s important to be able to maintain this activity when the temperature soars. It’s always better to be safe than sorry so here are some general rules for you to follow.Read More
HOW TO GET OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY & SUCCEED!
Are you guilty of self sabotage? Are you one of those women who want to improve their health, set goals and then fail miserably at keeping on track? Do you wonder what’s wrong with you that you can’t seem to meet any goal you set? The reasons for self sabotage could fill a book but let’s concentrate instead on actions that can improve success.Read More
When I go on vacation I like to exercise. If I’m away for a week I’ll aim for two or three times during the vacation. I think it’s important for women over fifty not to totally lose sight of their fitness goals but at the same time I do think it’s okay to take it down a notch. It might seem like an impossible task but working out on vacation isn’t complicated. Here are my suggestions on how to keep up with your fitness when you are traveling.Read More
I like to eat a lot of raw vegetables and protein which makes salad a great choice. At the moment this spinach salad with chicken, avocado and berries is one of my favorites. I always opt for deep, green leaves as they provide mega nutrients and tons of fiber. The berries are a great source of anti-oxidants and the chicken provides lean protein. I like to have little “extras” in my salad and this one contains nuts, cheese and onions.Read More
Most of us think that in order to get a good workout one must either be at the gym or in possession of some good home equipment. The truth is, you are surrounded by one of the best pieces of fitness equipment available: your walls. Walls are a great tool for total body weight strength training and work especially well for toning your arms, the number one concern you share with me.Read More
Over the last forty years I have spent A LOT of time at the gym and in fitness classes. I have periodically turned to fitness pros like trainers, other fitness enthusiasts I admire, physical therapists and orthopedic doctors for advice. I also get tons of unwanted advice from fellow gym goers. The truth is, good and bad suggestions can come from many sources so I always listen with an open mind.Read More
I just returned from a fabulous Mother’s Day Getaway in Puerto Rico with my daughter Pam. Although separated by almost 34 years, our life experiences during the last year have been strikingly similar. We both started new business ventures and have been working round the clock under tremendous stress. We visited San Juan three years ago and loved it so much we decided to return.
I’m sure you’re aware that I am an expert dieter since I’ve been on one from the age of about ten. With that being said, I have learned that much of what you read and hear is either not true or only partly true. It’s almost impossible to know what to do anymore so I’ve put together 10 little known facts about dieting when you’re over fifty with the hope that this information will put to rest some of your concerns.Read More
Most women over fifty would like to be healthy and in good shape but unfortunately, getting starting can be difficult. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know how to begin, here are four quick ways to start your fitness plan now! We all lead busy lives and adding one more thing to do usually makes us feel stressed and powerless to act. The truth is adding fitness to your life will actually make you feel calmer and more powerful.Read More
For those of you who love Italian food, this video will show you how to make the best healthy meatball parmesan hero! I came up with this recipe because I wanted a low-calorie, gluten free version of one of my favorite Italian subs.Watch Video