There’s nothing I love more than the summer months! Warm weather means time spent outdoors with family and friends. It also means a season jam-packed with tempting barbecues and cocktails. But don’t fret – the sunshine also provides us with unique opportunities to shake up our fitness routines and slim down this summer!Read More
You’ll never catch me saying that losing weight and building muscle in your sixties is easy. In fact, it’s hard work. Women’s bodies are complex. As we age, we lose muscle, our bodies burn fewer calories and we’re more susceptible to injury. But even with all of that stacked against us, ladies, there’s no reason why we can’t age like fine wine.
It all really comes down to one thing – being dedicated. If you’re dedicated to putting in real work, you’re bound to see some real results.Read More
When the weather gets hot I love to host and attend as many barbecues as possible. Unfortunately, the typical spread of hamburgers, hot dogs, ribs and potato salad can wreak havoc with your diet so here are 10 tips to survive summer barbecues. If you are hosting the barbecue it’s up to you to serve healthier fare but when attending you don’t have that option.Read More
I grew up the old fashioned way eating three square meals a day. I’m certain that most of you women over fifty followed a similar meal plan in your house: breakfast was eggs and toast, cold cereal or if your were really lucky a Pop Tart. Lunch was usually a sandwich and dinner was meat and potatoes. As we boomer babes have aged, most of us do things a little differently now. I almost always have a traditional dinner, but during the day I follow a timed fasting routine so I usually just like to graze on snacks, or little mini meals.Read More
Let’s be honest — many of us are not energetic in the morning. Trying to get out of bed can be difficult, but getting out of bed to exercise is impossible for many. Most of us think it’s just easier to hit the snooze button and tell yourself you’ll do your workout later. However, life happens and things come up and often times there goes your exercise for the day. That’s why wellness professionals advocate exercising early.Read More