If you are truly committed to making changes, here is a simple plan on how women over fifty can meet goals in the new year. Every January 1 it seems like the same old story: a new year means new resolutions. The problem is that making changes needs an action plan, not just end goals. “I want to lose weight,” “I want to stop smoking,” and “I want to get fit” are three of the most popular resolutions made by women over fifty. The question becomes: how do you plan on achieving these goals? Instead of making resolutions, I make a “to do” list that will aide me in achieving a desired result.Read More
There are certain concerns women ask me about all the time. “How do I firm up now that I’m over fifty?” is the question I’m asked the most. My answer is simple: move and eat well. Of course it is a little more involved, but the bottom line is that’s what we need to do if we want to be firm and fit after fifty.Read More
HOW TO GET OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY & SUCCEED!
Are you guilty of self sabotage? Are you one of those women who want to improve their health, set goals and then fail miserably at keeping on track? Do you wonder what’s wrong with you that you can’t seem to meet any goal you set? The reasons for self sabotage could fill a book but let’s concentrate instead on actions that can improve success.Read More
Most women over fifty would like to be healthy and in good shape but unfortunately, getting starting can be difficult. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know how to begin, here are four quick ways to start your fitness plan now! We all lead busy lives and adding one more thing to do usually makes us feel stressed and powerless to act. The truth is adding fitness to your life will actually make you feel calmer and more powerful.Read More
“Is getting fit after 50 a reality? If it is, how do I get motivated?” I am asked this all the time by women over fifty who truly want to get healthy but just don’t know how to get started and stay committed. Getting motivated and staying motivated is hard — even I struggle. These are my best suggestions for baby boomers who sincerely want to make positive lifestyle changes.Read More
Losing weight after fifty is not easy and that’s why I constantly encourage women over fifty to add exercise to their daily routine. Recently I was shocked when a woman asked me “Am I too fat to exercise in public?” My first thought was no way! I’ve been a gym rat for over forty years and I have never viewed anyone as inappropriate for “public viewing.” I struggle with weight just like everyone else and when my weight goes up I would never allow my size to keep me from the gym or an exercise studio.Read More