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Losing Weight After 60

Like many women, I have learned the hard way that losing weight after 60 is tricky. This doesn’t mean that it’s impossible. But, it does mean that it requires a solid commitment to exercise, healthy eating and stress relief.

11 Small-Step Ideas for Healthy Weight Loss After 60
2 days ago

11 Small-Step Ideas for Healthy Weight Loss After 60

No matter our age, it’s hard not to think about how 5 or 10 fewer pounds might make us happy. It can mean the difference in a dress size. It can be a boost to self-esteem. Read More

9 Behavior Patterns of Healthy Senior Weight Loss: Forget Diets, Think Behavior!
3 weeks ago

9 Behavior Patterns of Healthy Senior Weight Loss: Forget Diets, Think Behavior!

“Thin behavior” has fascinated me for years. I just don’t get it. I don’t mean the kind of behavior where skinny kids squeezed through fence slats in the alley, or where my teenaged friends stretched thin, nubile bodies on the beach at Shady Oak Lake as I huddled on my towel. Read More

3 Critical Steps to Overcoming Emotional Eating After 60
3 weeks ago

3 Critical Steps to Overcoming Emotional Eating After 60

I think we would all agree that eating well is key to health and a healthy weight. But getting to the eating well part isn’t just about the food. If it were, we would have far fewer overweight people today. Read More

Senior Weight Loss 101: What Is the Microbiome Diet?
3 weeks ago

Senior Weight Loss 101: What Is the Microbiome Diet?

Our oldest daughter gave us a very special gift this past Christmas: two round trip tickets from Arizona to Minneapolis so we could spend four days after Christmas with her family. Read More

How Muscle Building Exercises Help You to Lose Weight After 60
4 weeks ago

How Muscle Building Exercises Help You to Lose Weight After 60

If you read my article about metabolism, you recall that weight is determined not only by how much you eat, but also by how efficiently your body burns off calories. Read More

Tips for Losing Weight After 50: Stop the Grab & Go!
1 month ago

Tips for Losing Weight After 50: Stop the Grab & Go!

When I was growing up in the 50s, we sat down and ate three meals every day. My Mom always made breakfast for the family. It would vary from hot porridge to dropped egg on toast to cereal and banana. Read More

Ladies, Start Your Engines! Supercharged Nutrition for Weight Loss After 60
2 months ago

Ladies, Start Your Engines! Supercharged Nutrition for Weight Loss After 60

Loosing weight is a struggle for most women, but once we turn 60 it often feels impossible. While our bodies change, our eating habits should, too. Join us in discussion with registered dietitian Ashley Koff who will explain what we need to focus on as we journey to be the healthiest versions of ourselves. Enjoy the show! Read More

If You Want to Lose Weight After 50, Listen to Your Hormones!
2 months ago

If You Want to Lose Weight After 50, Listen to Your Hormones!

Menopause and weight gain often go together thanks to a combination of hormonal disharmony, slower metabolism and lifestyle factors. Read More

4 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Losing Weight as You Age
2 months ago

4 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Losing Weight as You Age

It’s essential for older adults to prioritize maintaining a healthy weight as they age but, clearly, many are struggling to comply with lifestyle changes that make this possible. Read More

What if Weight Loss Is Not About the Food? Emotions Can Control Your Eating Habits Even After 60!
2 months ago

What if Weight Loss Is Not About the Food? Emotions Can Control Your Eating Habits Even After 60!

With New Year resolutions still hot off the press, there is a certain energy in the air. It happens every January. It’s exciting at first. Enthusiasm is high. People are motivated – and hopeful. And then… they’re not. Read More