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
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Recently, many of my followers have reached out asking me the best way to get back on track with their wellness journey. So many of us had our fitness routines disrupted and are trying to return to where we were before lock down started. This is how I am doing it.
Life is full of surprises and regardless of how well you plan, often times things beyond your control occur and can ruin the best intentions. There are times that work gets so crazy that even the most dedicated fitness enthusiast can’t get in a workout. Maybe you have an ailing child or parent who consumes all of your time. Or maybe you did the unthinkable and worked out like an 18 year old ninja and injured yourself. But probably you just did what many of us do — you started eating unhealthy and you stopped exercising. The bottom line is it doesn’t matter how you ended up here — what’s important is how you get back on track.Read More
Ladies, I am a firm believer in the notion that everyone’s fitness journey is unique and specific to their own needs and abilities. And while things such as my age, strength and drive have factored into the routine that I’ve cultivated for myself, there’s one type of exercise that has progressed with me throughout the years – walking!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
Many women over fifty are super busy and complain they don’t have time for a full workout so here are 7 sneaky ways to get exercise into your day. Waking up early to go to the gym first thing or taking a Pilates class right after work might sound good on paper, but actually keeping your exercise plans can be challenging. If you feel like every day is a marathon don’t worry! These 7 sneaky tricks can be a great way to fit exercise into your day and help you meet your fitness goals.Read More