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8 Hormone Balancing Exercise Tips

Hormone Balancing Exercise Tips Use these hormone balancing exercise reminders for naturally supporting your best energy and wellness. Exercise matters most when it’s supported by the type, timing, and the lifestyle habits that result in fitness. Exercise provides the opportunity for fitness. The rest of your life determines how effective it will be. 1. Intense

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Perfect Pear Berry Crisp | Healthy Recipes

Author: Debra Atkinson Recipe type: Dessert Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 35 mins Total time: 45 mins The best time for dessert is after a meal, when the impact of a sweet is offset by the protein, fat, and fiber you’ve had in the meal. Keep extra sugar, in dried fruits, for special occasions.

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10 Work Day Health Habits | Productivity & Wellness

10 Work Day Health Habits (easy to implement!) Work day health habits can optimize the benefit of a routine. Having to be somewhere at a specific time can be a good thing, even if you sit a considerable amount of time. Women over 50, or younger ladies and gents for that matter, can benefit from

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Better Butt | Best Hamstrings Exercise Requires Sleep!

If you’re short on time and you want a better butt, you want and need the best hamstrings exercise, and the best hamstrings exercises require sleep. Exercise and sleep go hand-in-hand. That’s the simple truth. The nature of the exercise featured here make sleep far more important for you if you hope to reap the

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Seven Natural Constipation Solutions | The Road to Fitness

Constipation is Temporary I am certain that as a student in exercise science 35 years ago, never once did I aspire to write a blog about constipation. If, however, you’re an older adult, you’re working with older adults, or you have older adult parents, it’s going to come up. Truly, it comes up with younger

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5 Fitness-Related Bone Broth Benefits After 50

Bone Broth Benefits to Fall in Love With Bone broth benefits for women over 50 are many. In this post I’m going to focus on the top five reasons I love bone broth for the Flipping 50 community. I’m also going to let you in on why I upgraded my bone broth and you’ll want

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Ashwaganda Latte

Author: Debra Atkinson Ingredients 1 cup of milk (almond or hazelnut works well, if using coconut milk, I would suggest ½ cup coconut milk and ½ cup water) 1 teaspoon ashwagandha powder ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder ½ teaspoon maple syrup or honey Instructions Warm the milk, then add the powdered spices and maple syrup or

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Exercise, Eat Fat, Lose Fat, But Which Kind of Fat?

Exercise, eat fat, lose fat… sounds too good to be true, right? But we know it to be true. If you’ve been here long at all you know that low fat is a fast track to tight drawn skin, hormone disruption, brain fog, and dementia! So, keep in mind, 1980 called and wants it’s low

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5 Ways to Burn More Fat Today

Can you burn more fat today without scheduling another workout before the end of the day? Yes. Burn more fat today flips These things are easy and you can start right now. Yes, weight training and yes intervals, and even yoga can help you burn more fat. It all depends on your needs right now.

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Healthy Chocolate Recipes Your Valentine Will Love

Who doesn’t like chocolate? These healthy chocolate recipes will make your heart flutter. The right kind of chocolate has some pretty healthy qualities. I’ve got a few ways to make your Valentine’s Day get off to a fun start or end with these two recipes that come together in minutes with things already in your

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Menopause Weight Loss| What You Need to Know

Menopause Weight Loss Menopause weight loss is possible. Let’s set that straight. Conventional wisdom (is there such a thing?) says it’s typical for a woman to gain weight during menopause. If this title and topic got you here, then you’ve likely read (and I hope, rejected) the metabolism slows with age. That’s another point that

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