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12+ Ways to Make Exercise Easier (and get better results)

Simple Ways to Make Exercise Easier (and get better results) Make exercise easier! I can’t do the workout for you but here’s how I may be able to help! Here’s how to get better at gymming (even at home)! 1. Tie a post-workout meal you LOVE to your exercise.  This works for more challenging workouts,

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Should You Follow the Biggest Fitness Trends in 2019?

The Predicted Fitness Trends in 2019 The annual survey of the biggest fitness trends in 2019 results are in. This year marks the 13thyear of the survey that polls fitness professionals around the world and asks them what is true and what they expect to continue to be true for their business in the coming

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How to Use Exercise to Balance Hormones

Yes, you can get results in as little as 20 minutes several times a week. In fact, for a woman in perimenopause, menopause, or beyond the answer is often less exercise to balance hormones. These are ways you benefit by finding the right exercise to hormone balances: Increase growth hormone Improve insulin response Increase testosterone Stabilize blood

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Top 10 Reasons to Strength Train After 50

Counting down David Letterman style I shared 10 of the (just a start on the life-changing benefits of strength training) reasons to strength train after 50 recently on a Facebook live and IGTV. It’s been so popular there I pulled it up for this quick post at the start of the New Year. Any time

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How Not to Get Sick |Travel Well This Holiday

Order this not that at Starbucks Instead of your Carmel Mocha Latte >>> Matcha latte with almond milk and stevia You’ll get a natural boost of energy without the sugar, that doesn’t leave you wired and reduce your risk of cancer. Instead of your Smoothie (sugar and sugar with dairy-based whey) >>> Oatmeal (without brown

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Your fitness after 50 has the ability to decrease your risk of disease, increase your longevity and the number of years you live healthfully (your healthspan). It’s dependent on so much more than whether you go for a walk or lift weights today. This is the big picture. Your fitness after 50 will be influenced not just by exercise but by so many more things. I’m including a comprehensive list here.

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3 Big Ways My DNA Test Improved My Fitness

Before I dive in, I want to remind you who I am. I do love exercise. I wish I had more time to not have to “bookend” workouts with appointments and obligations. I do though. That’s just the moment I’m in and I choose it, so it’s OK! That said, if you don’t have the time to exercise, maybe don’t love it, this makes me a little more like you. I don’t love a lot of things about exercise right now: the shoving it in when I’ve got too many other things to do; the fact that it seems like a chore instead of a pleasure some times. I know and have for 36 years that I never regret it and always feel better/work better/am me better after. Even then I suppose I’m tied to doing rather than being, which… is an entire other post for another day.

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Debating “Real Food” vs. Smoothies?

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9 Best Exercises for Beyond 50 Feeling 30

These exercises provide bone density (when weight selected is heavy enough for overload), and a metabolism – boost through fat loss and lean muscle increase. Collectively, those benefits add up to longevity with your health in tact. We’re not just looking for a longer lifespan, after all. We’re looking for a longer “healthspan.”

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Why Strength Training After 50 Is So Important

Strength training is beneficial at any age. Strength training after 50 should be mandatory. Health concerns that result in medical costs, loss of independence, and early decline could be avoided or reduced with weight training. The list of issues that plagues many adults over 50, including women going through menopause, is almost exactly opposite the

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When Belly Fat Won’t Budge After 50

I’m pulling back the curtain on Flipping 50 programs in this post. Every single belly fat solution here is included in the 28-Day Kickstart and the After 50 Fitness Formula for Women.Whether you want or need to lose weight… OR, it’s just that the belly fat won’t budge, OR you want to get your energy

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More Proof Calorie Counting Doesn’t Work

And you thought the politics were on a break. There’s a whole other debate going on. Are you in the calorie counting doesn’t work camp or the calorie counting is king cult? Have you asked any of the following calorie counting questions? How many calories will this burn? What’s the best fat-burning exercise? How many

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