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
As the days start getting longer, it’s your signal to start your summer slim down now. If you’re a woman over 60 it’s best to get a jump start on your summer body now to avoid that dreaded first bathing suit appearance. I always talk about the effectiveness of making small changes, and using this technique works wonders for preparing for your beach debut just a couple of months away. There is no need to panic or take drastic measure if you begin your summer slim down now.
Instead of just focusing on your home, now is actually a good time of year to spring clean your fitness routine. Although important to refresh the yard and wash the windows, I think it’s even more important to reassess your wellness lifestyle and make changes as needed. Here are my top 10 tips on how to hit the restart button on your fitness program.Read More
While setting new intentions is always a good thing, having a defined end game is equally as important. The instinct is to go big, but in reality it’s always best to listen to our bodies to set realistic, smart and safe fitness goals. What’s the benefit? It’s two-fold. Fitness isn’t a one-size-fits-all mentality. No two women are the same – and those of us in our fifties and sixties certainly aren’t in the same place as women in their twenties and thirties. Our bodies are different, and we have to account for these differences when we set our fitness goals. The benefit here is that if we take the time to recognize and set smaller, realistic goals, we’re more likely to accomplish them.Read More
The natural inclination is to stay holed up inside at this time of year but exercising in the cold can be invigorating! If you’re a woman over fifty who has never exercised I don’t recommend starting outside but for those with a current fitness program it can be energizing. Exercising in the cold can burn more calories and also helps to increase your fitness level. But it’s important to be wise because winter weather can be dangerous if the proper precautions are not taken.Read More