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50 Little Fitness Changes to Make After 50

Many of the items on this quick fitness changes list come from Hot, Not Bothered: 99 Daily Flips for Slimmer, Fitter, Faster So You Can Master Metabolism Before, During, and (long) After Menopause. The book references include hundreds of cited studies featuring subjects who are in perimenopause, menopause, and post menopause. Why is that important?

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3 Labs I Love | Lab Tests For Fitness That’s Very Personal

Lab tests can inform a coach or personal trainer how to adjust your exercise program optimally and dial in your personal best program. How should you test? Which tests matter? What should you share? I’m addressing it here and now at the beginning of a New Year (and decade) for good reason. As a middle-aged

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How Can DNA Testing Improve Your Fitness?

DNA testing and genetics are the topic of conversation these days. For good reason. If you know what your genetics are you know how you can change their expression. That means you can make sure you optimize expression of good genes. You can also choose behaviors that suppress negative genes. There are so many areas

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12 Reasons Why You Should Try a Women’s Retreat

Wonder if you should try a women’s retreat? What’s all the hype? They’re everywhere from girlfriends, to work, to fitness and health. And that’s what I’m talking about in this post. Thinking about it seriously? Don’t delay. Check out the details here and then contact me about any spots left. #1 A retreat is a

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Top 10 Most Popular Flipping 50 Podcasts of 2019

It’s an annual tradition to do a top 10 most popular podcast episodes list. So here’s the 2019 edition just in time for you to launch your 2020. These are based on the number of downloads.At the end of this post, leave a comment about what you’d love to hear more of in 2020. I’d

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5 Last Minute Gifts Over 50 Women Will Love

Time is running out. Last minute gifts are the topic of the day! Please tell me I’m not the only one doing some last minute shopping this weekend? Or responding to “what do you want for Christmas?” from others? My personal list is really short this year. There isn’t really a list of things anyone

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11 Reasons Why Fiber is Critical for After 50 Fitness

1) It helps remove toxins stored in fat cells so your energy can soar 2) It helps eliminate those toxins once they’re released so you can lose weight easier 3) It helps remove excess estrogen – the types you don’t want more of and that make you estrogen dominant, supporting better hormone balance. 3) It

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My Fittest Year | My Ironman without Training

My Fittest Year… Really? My fittest year declaration for 2019 became much more my fittest year under crazy circumstances. It was a year ago almost exactly, Thanksgiving week in fact, that I decided to really see what my body could do. I started testing so I could benchmark in mid December. The wheels fell off

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8 Fitness Lies About Menopause | How to Spot Them

This post about fitness lies about menopause in an article I found purely by accident one morning. I didn’t intend for this to be a post I was working on this month. Yet, as I publish this, and you read it, our thoughts turn to getting or staying moving optimally, during busy times or heading

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Workouts After 50 – What I’m Doing Now

I get asked quite a bit, sometimes on podcasts, what my day is like and what workouts after 50 work for me. So here it is. One woman’s response, was “this is for someone who lives a life of leisure.” As I wrote in You Still Got It, Girl!, If you’re crazy-making I’m not going

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