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
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
Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, is just 2 weeks away. We’re all going to be showing a lot more skin so here is my 2 Week Memorial Day Weight Loss Plan guaranteed to make you slimmer and tighter before the big day. Most of us have been concentrating on cleaning up the patio furniture and barbecues but we need to also concentrate on cleaning up our nutrition and exercise routine. So forget about buying the hot dogs and beer and let’s get focused on us.Read More
“When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine.” – unknown
I’ve always loved this quote but it wasn’t until I turned forty that I realized the impact these words can have on your life. When I was younger, I was always quick to see the negative side of things but at midlife I decided to turn things around and be more positive. I was amazed at the difference approaching life with a smile could make.
One of the best fitness tips I can give a woman over fifty is work your calves. Many women are confused as to why targeting this body part is important. The reason is working your calves is super easy and yields amazing results. When you do leg exercises and cardio your calves are definitely engaged and working, but if you add these simple moves you will see your lower legs go from plain to super sexy.Read More
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
Picture this – you’ve had a long day and you’re feeling absolutely burnt out. You long for the moment you get home, put on a comfortable pair of sweats, and cuddle on your sofa with a blanket and a healthy a glass of wine. Your favorite bottle is waiting for you in the kitchen and it’s calling your name!
I think it’s safe to say we’ve all been there. I’ll be the first to admit that there’s something truly relaxing about this scene. I’ve indulged in time and time again. I’ve also enjoyed many cocktails over the years during the holidays, while on vacation or as I was out on the town with my friends. Whichever way you slice it, for many of us, alcohol is present in our lives.Read More