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Hot Weather Hydration for Hot Flashes | What I’m Drinking

Hot weather hydration is a must whether you’re 20, 50 or 80. But listen, if you’re drinking coffee and wine with regularity, chances are you’re not even close to getting enough. That’s a conversation for another post, but this one is about finding the “goldilocks” of hydration AND doing it as naturally as possible by

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Immunity & Weight Loss | Do You Need to Improve Your pH?

What’s your pH got to do with weight loss? Or immunity? Here’s the scoop on how this may help you reach your goals faster. Improve your pH to improve all your goals.  Eat animal protein? Enjoy your wine or cocktails? Indulge your sweet tooth? Eating Keto? Soda drinker? If you say yes to 3 or

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Should You Do Barre Classes or Barre None Over 50?

Are barre classes more than a trend? Will they truly give you a dancer’s body?In this post I’m going to tackle a topic that may alienate me from you! That’s not the goal! My goal and mission is to point out the connection between what you want and what you’re doing to help you decide

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Truths About Women’s Weight Loss After 50

The truth about weight loss after 50 is we’ve got to kick some of those lingering old ideas to the curb. Whether you are trying exercise, diet, or wisely, both, some of your strategies may need a 21st century change. 1) “More” Exercise is Worse Especially when you take the old school eat less, exercise

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Workouts for Women Over 50 | What’s a METCON Workout?

In this post I’m discussing workouts for women over 50 and defining a term that has been around yet may be just making it’s way to you and conversations of workouts for women. If you’re a Crossfitter, you may have heard of them. Here’s the answer to what are they, why do you care, and

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Best Books for Women Over 50 | Escape Summer of 2020

I’ll admit Best Books for Women Over 50 may be a slight exaggeration. But I can say these recommendations were without a doubt recommended by the best. I made a plea based a soon-to-be-naked nightstand and here were the results. >>Download the list instantly.>> Flipping 50 Community Book Recommendations Recently I asked (and you answered)

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Menopause Exercise: The Depression or Well-being Determinant?

Wonder if your menopause exercise prescription makes a difference? It turns out your hormone ride during menopause deems exercise more necessary than ever. Your hormones reveal more than your likelihood to store belly fat or hot flash. Brand new research published in the Menopause Journal says your likelihood of being depressed or feeling positive lies

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6 Protein Powder Questions Answered for Women Over 50

Do you have protein powder questions? In a recent Flipping 50 Master Class (are you getting the announcements about these?) I discussed protein needs or women over 50. It was a packed class and it seems many women over 50 are just realizing the benefit and need for protein in order to sustain optimal health.

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10 Best Affordable Small Exercise Equipment for Home in 2020

Everyone is exercising at home right now so what’s the best small exercise equipment for home? I’ve selected 10 ways to solve your biggest exercise challenges. First though, I want you to know that I never start with a prop. I start with goals, condition, and limits. I recommend you do the same. Be clear

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Immune Boosters I Add to My Daily Smoothie

My daily smoothie is a gold mine of immune boosters. Immune boosters are on everybody’s mind right now. When they’re not again and we relax into a new normal readers here will still want natural hormone balance support. Every reader here who wants to avoid muscle loss and the metabolism slow down that accompanies it

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Should You Lift Weights Every Day? What’s Best for Your Metabolism?

Should You Lift Weights Every Day? What’s Best for Your Metabolism?Should you lift weights every day?This post answers this question I get regularly enough that I need to clarify what is “lifting” and what works.Especially now, while we want routine and a channel for the adrenaline. There’s never been a better time to focus on

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