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Weight and Belly Fat Truths During Menopause and Beyond Are stubborn weight and belly fat not responding to the rigorous exercise you’re doing? Or maybe it’s just habitual exercise? that 4 mile walk you do every day not doing it any more? Maybe even making you more tired? “I’m tired all the time” “I’m exercising

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Could your argument at breakfast sabotage fitness benefits? Could the project you have due at work disrupt your training progress? Even if you exercise to get rid of stress… could your lack of progress be about stress?Yes. And more.Just about everything you’re exposed to that your body has to “deal” with could negatively affect your

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Glowing Skin After 50: How to Get It and Keep It

“Your skin is glowing.” Glowing skin is enviable at any age. But at a time where you look in the mirror and seemingly detect new signs of aging daily, a compliment like that is gold. Gotta say I did not hate that. I heard this half a dozen times the past weekend. It made me do

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Strength Training for Hormone Balance: 1, 2, or 3 sets Results

Strength Training for Hormone Balance Should you do 1, 2, or 3 sets of strength training for hormone balance? Research about strength training for women in menopause has answered that in a recent study. This study adds to mounting evidence of the best methods to support hormone balance and optimal aging. In a true Bruce

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How Strong is the Emotional Benefit of Strength Training?

Biggest Benefit of Strength Training: More Activity There you have it. Spoiler alert – I just gave you the bottom line. Strength training more than any other type of exercise boostsmotivation more movement. It does it largely due to the emotional benefit of strength training. Yes, you’ll get stronger. You’ll love the way your clothes

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Trust Dr. Oz? I Review 7-Minute Workouts

Do 7-Minute Workouts Deliver? But seriously, we are making a hot mess of the science behind these workouts. We’re also forgetting “warm up” does not mean start with a high impact move. That, girlfriend, has been a problem for decades, at least the 3.5 decades I’ve been in fitness. Even “experts” we’re supposed to trust

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How to Get Healthy At-Home Exercise & Coaching

Healthy at-home exercise is a must-have for anyone today. Even if you belong and love your gym, having an option for those days when you can’t make it is paramount for consistency. There will be those days you’re stuck with too little time to commute there and back, or you’re caregiving, or waiting for “cable

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What You Need to Know for Hormone Balancing Exercise

Hormone balancing exercise is not just “any” exercise. Nor is it any time of day. Your specific signs and symptoms dictate the right exercise prescription. You, however, are not sick. But the signs in this case are… inability to lose weight, exhaustion when you wake, inability to sleep, belly fat, signs of cellulite and water

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How to Practice Radical Self Care During Stress

A commitment to radical self care during stress got me through the first six months of 2019. As easy as it is to skimp or skip altogether those habits during times of stress or “extra” things (to do or on your mind) they are most critical then. Before I tell you a little about how

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5 Minute Guide to Estrogen Levels and Exercise You Need

What’s the connection between estrogen levels and exercise? Whether you assess estrogen levels by labs or messages your body sends you, estrogen status is an important consideration in your exercise plan. If you want to feel better, sleep better, and avoid fat deposits and find optimal weight, your exercise choices matter. This post will give

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How to Use The Most Powerful Hormone Balancing Fitness Plan

Hormone Balancing Fitness In this post I include the intel on 1) hormones that balance each other 2) hormones that influence energy and your exercise (ability and results), and 3) how your exercise influences your hormone balance, and a 4) quick summary of how to modify exercise to support the hormones mentioned.  Note: this post includes what happens

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4 Ultimate Health & Fitness Guides for Simple Solutions

Your New Reading List! Kickstart your summer with a few of my best health & fitness guides. Looking for health & fitness recommendations that are made for you, and only you? Are you done with the one-size-fits all ages, sizes, and both genders approach? You’re in the right place. I’ve designed several health & fitness

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