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What are Heart Rate Zones and How are They Helpful Over 50?

Is that heart rate suggestion kicked out by your tracking tool really helpful? If you’re using heart rate training zones, there are some facts you should know. In this post I answer: What are Heart Rate Zones When are Heart Rate Zones Helpful Over 50 How accurate are predicted Heart Rate Zones When HR zones

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Exercise-Induced Stress in Midlife Women | How to Avoid It

Exercise-induced stress can interfere with your goals! Whether you want weight loss, to be stronger, faster or boost bone density. So let’s unpack why it happens and what you can do about it. Your cortisol levels follow a circadian rhythm, peaking in the morning and declining at the end of the day. But they can

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SEPTEMBER 2022 MENOPAUSE EVENTS

SEPTEMBER EVENTS Before you say it… there’s a lot here! (Beat you to it!) There are some overlapping dates here. I’m involved in two of these events, so there’s no shortage of my belief they’re full of valuable content. That said, I know you’re busy. I’ll do my best here to give you a filter

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9 Hints You Don’t RECOVER from Exercise

Are you missing results you think you deserve? If you don’t recover from exercise with a collective of lifestyle habits in addition to adequate time between workouts, it’s a dance of either overtraining, or under recovery or both. If you’re under-recovering from exercise, you will not increase lean muscle, decrease fat, or reach a higher

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Flipping 50 Fall 2022 Women’s Fitness Retreat Colorado

Thanks for your interest- CLOSED: Flipping 50’s 2022 Women’s Fitness Retreat in Colorado “Women in midlife are the most powerful health influencers in the world.”For women, one of the hardest things is often making time for self. For women who thrive on collaboration and connection, the last couple years has been bumpy. It’s time to

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My 30 Day Glucose Monitor Experiment | What Happened

  I did a continuous glucose monitor (CMG) experiment for a month. I’d assumed things based on decades of education and like most humans, established habits based on repetition of what I felt was working for me. In other words, I suppose even before I began there were hypotheses that I had been living for

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When Workouts Cause Midlife Weight Gain | Women Over 50

Experiencing midlife weight gain? It could be your workouts aren’t helping you, in fact, are hurting your goals. I’m not addressing the minor gain of a couple pounds that’s possible for any new exerciser. That’s true due to micro tears in muscle that occurs during exercise that causes some inflammation. It’s generally minor and happens

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Flipping 50 Spring 2022 Women’s Retreat Arizona

You’re Invited: Flipping 50’s 2022 Women’s Retreat in Arizona “Women in midlife are the most powerful health influencers in the world.”For women, one of the hardest things is often making time for self. Then when it’s time, you may not know what to do. Or what you’re doing may no longer work.I’ll help find what does.

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Which and Why Sauna for the Most Benefits? Sauna Tech Talk

Why sauna? Why are health and wellness pros such fans of sauna? I’m going to explain this in a short post here. At first, absorbing all the content about why you should consider sauna can be overwhelming. Trust me, I know. About 5 years ago I began to do my comparison shopping. So if you

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Hype or Hip? | Sauna Benefits During Menopause

I’ve written about sauna benefits before. I’ve been a fan for years, decades really. But what about specific benefits during menopause? The first times I really enjoyed the sauna may have been with my college roommate after swimming in the locker room at Iowa State University. I was injured and she was preparing for a

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4 Tips to Start or Restart Exercise After Time Away | Women Over 50

4 Tips to Start or Restart Exercise After Time Away (For Women Over 50) Anyone reading this who hasn’t ever had a break in the action probably isn’t really flipping 50! Whether it’s illness, injury, family matters, travel, busy business times… we will all have times when if not completely, we need to step away

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Flipping 50’s Holiday 2021 Gift Guide & Black Friday Event

‘Tis the Season! Holiday 2021 This little “pop-up” holiday 2021 shop is for browsing healthy holiday selections or New Year adventures. I share a few of my favorite things, and a few of the special things we’re doing at Flipping50 in 2022, too. You’ll find more favorite things here, and more recipes to sip, spoon

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