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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.

4 Tips for Getting to a Healthy Weight

By the time we reach our 60s, most of us aren’t overly worried about what other people think of our appearance. We are comfortable in our bodies. At the same time, we all want to be healthy and fit. So, today, I want to talk about why it is so difficult to maintain a healthy weight after 60 and, more importantly, what we can do about it. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

How to Get in Shape After 50 in 4 Simple Steps
5 months ago

How to Get in Shape After 50 in 4 Simple Steps

Staying healthy and staying in shape does get harder as we age.

There are so many things going against us. We are bombarded with skinny young women on the front of magazines that sit right at the supermarket counters so there is no escaping the media glare. Read More

6 Secrets of Older Women Who Maintain a Healthy Weight
5 months ago

6 Secrets of Older Women Who Maintain a Healthy Weight

Even though diet books continue to reign as best sellers in the publishing industry, they really have nothing to do with staying slim. They are quick fix remedies that work if you strictly adhere to them, but doing so means you will be following someone else’s regimen, not your own. Read More

5 Dieting Mistakes When it Comes to Menopause Weight Gain
6 months ago

5 Dieting Mistakes When it Comes to Menopause Weight Gain

Many of my middle-aged women patients ask me similar versions of the same question: why isn’t this weight loss technique that has always worked for me in the past working now?

The answer lies in the complex ways that our hormones change and impact our metabolisms during perimenopause. Read More

4 Guidelines for Losing Weight After 60… and Keeping it Off!
6 months ago

4 Guidelines for Losing Weight After 60… and Keeping it Off!

Okay, I admit it. I don’t like rules. Especially unnecessary ones, which to me describes most rules.

When my kids were young, they loved a book by Patricia MacLachlan called Seven Kisses in a Row. In it, the protagonist says that in her house, “We only have three rules. That’s enough. Number one: Be kind. Number two: no kicking or biting. Number three: any rule can be changed.” Read More

9 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting in Better Shape

Staying healthy and fit is essential to getting the most from life after 60. Unfortunately, as we get a little older, it is far too easy to let excuses prevent us from finding the health and happiness that we deserve. So, today, I want to give you 9 tips for achieving healthy aging and getting in better shape. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

4 Hormones to Tame if You Want to Lose Weight After 60
7 months ago

4 Hormones to Tame if You Want to Lose Weight After 60

Do you find yourself unable to lose weight like you used to when you were younger?

As another candle is added to the birthday cake, another pound or two is added to our waistlines! Here are the top four pesky hormones that may be sabotaging your weight loss success and how you can tame them. Read More

Which Comes First, Happiness or Weight Loss After 60?
7 months ago

Which Comes First, Happiness or Weight Loss After 60?

When I start working with a woman who wants to lose weight, I always ask her why. What will be different when you reach your weight goal? Read More

Struggling to Maintain Your Weight After 50? Try These 9 Tips!
7 months ago

Struggling to Maintain Your Weight After 50? Try These 9 Tips!

Keeping off extra pounds is a constant battle for most post-menopausal women. No matter what type of diet we follow – vegetarian, vegan, paleo, gluten-free – the challenge of warding off those unwanted pounds remains. The secret to overcoming this challenge lies in our daily habits and behaviors.
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Want to Lose Weight After 60? Ignore This Commonly Accepted Advice!
8 months ago

Want to Lose Weight After 60? Ignore This Commonly Accepted Advice!

Despite about one-third of Americans being overweight, there’s no shortage of diet advice available, especially on the Internet. Some of it is just plain bad. Some of it is completely outrageous. Read More