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The Ultimate After 50 Smoothies Guide | For Energy You’ll Love

This after 50 smoothies guide answers all the questions I’ve fielded over my career as well as those I’ve personally had over 34 years as a female fitness professional, and athlete, and desk-bound entrepreneur. You may have resistance to smoothies or protein. I’ll share with you why I did, why you should also have resistance

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Is Your Diet Keeping You Up at Night?

This post about better sleep is sponsored by Sleep Number. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are completely my own. If you’re on a low-calorie diet, you might be missing out on important nutrients. If you’re missing out on important nutrients, it could be interfering with your sleep. This vicious cycle is detrimental to a healthy

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The Powerful Protein – Muscle – Longevity Connection You Need to Know

Are you confused about protein muscle, and their relationship to longevity? You’re not alone. How much protein do you need? Where should it come from? Is all protein created equal? Do you get enough? The first question isn’t whether you get “enough” protein. The first question is how much protein you think is “enough.” The

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How to Exercise Best for More Hormone Balance

What Exactly is Hormone Balance? Before you get more hormone balance you obviously need a clear definition of hormone balance! If you’re not actually sure what hormone balance is or if some of your recent frustration with a lack of your “you-ness” seems to describe hormone imbalance, read on. This post is for you. It’s not just

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How to Solve Your Biggest Midlife Fitness Questions

I’m tacking your biggest fitness questions in this post! Fitness questions you’re asking or should ask! Midlife fitness is like a mystery novel. You think you’ve got it figured out and then a new twist in the plot changes things. In the most recent selection process for Flipping 50 TV season III I had the

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5 Spring Training Workout Musts

Spring training is in full gear. Well, almost. My late March birthday found me 8 inches deep in snow. (At least in this great state of Colorado, it’s nearly gone by evening!) Still, long bike rides, rounds of golf, and a season of sleeveless tops and shorts are approaching at the same speed! In this

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Your Aerobic Exercise Will Destroy Easy Weight Loss

Easy weight loss now? You may be thinking easy weight loss isn’t even possible after 50. If you’re doing aerobic exercise – and skipping weight training – there’s a reason why weight loss seems so hard. If you’re Flipping 50 hoping to keep it going into your 60s and 70s with a faster metabolism hop

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10 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Weight Loss After 50

Easy Ways to Weight Loss After 50 or After Menopause? Yes. Weight loss after 50 is not as hard as it’s portrayed to be. The hardest part may not be in the physical changes that need to happen, but in the mental weight we need to lose. Our thoughts can get in our way when

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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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