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 holidays have arrived and the fear of fat is mounting! But fear not! No need to pack on the pounds with my 7 ways women over 60 can stay fit over the holidays!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.
I always enjoyed going out for Valentine’s Day. It made me feel special to have my husband plan an evening (even though I did most of the planning) and I would get all dressed up for the occasion. Now that I’m middle aged I find that all the hype associated with this holiday is just that — hype. You spend a lot of money eating food you really are not crazy about from a very limited menu and you spend a fortune!Read More
The summer has come to an end, and we now find ourselves entering my favorite time of the year – the Fall!
For most of us over sixty, this seasonal change means saying goodbye to shorts, bathing suits and tanks. A lot of women feel that less-revealing clothing means they can indulge and take a break with their fitness routine. While I always say yes to indulging now and then, I advise against taking any sort of hiatus or break with staying active. In fact, I think Autumn is the perfect time to establish healthier habits to stay motivated in our wellness journeys as we barrel toward the holidays.Read More