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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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50 vs 5 Pound Weight Loss After 50 | The Difference

Is weight loss possible after 50?  Do you wonder that? If you’re just trying to lose those last few pounds that came on during stress or hormone change, what does that take? How is it different than if you have 50, 100, or even 20 pounds to lose? [Originally published in August 2017, this popular post

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Two Easy Tools to Beat Constipation Over 50

When you’re walking around feeling like you’re carrying a few too many, and life just feels really heavy… Are they extra pounds or is that just poop? You’re not sure, but let’s face it, you try to drop them but they just aren’t cooperating the way Mother Nature intended.  Why is it like this for

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Should You Be Doing Blood Flow Restriction Exercise?

What do you think of when I say blood flow restriction exercise? Without checking Google, most of our Flipping 50 tribe would think this sounded like something terrible. It sounds like something that happens in a lab and not on purpose in a workout session. If you think it sounds like there’s risk involved and

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Flipping 50 Early Fall Fitness & Wellness Events

Fall fitness is in full swing and I gathered a few of the events that have been popular among our community members here. If you’re seeking a little mojo or want to learn more about how to feel your best. 50 Ways to Women’s Wellness This free, online 50 Ways to Women’s Wellness Summit taking

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Exercise in Hormone Balance: Easy Moves, Amazing Results

Exercise in Hormone Balance: more than going for a walkWhat’s the role of exercise in hormone balance, exactly? We know these facts. Exercise influences hormones. Hormones influence exercise. You, already know this. I’ve said it before here at Flipping 50. But you already know because there are days you don’t feel like exercising, or you

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