Health and Fitness

Is healthy aging important to you? Are you interested in losing weight after 60? Let's explore how fitness and gentle yoga for seniors can help!

3 weeks ago

Will Your Health Span Match Your Lifespan? How Not to Outlive Your Health

As we round the corner of 60 years of age, the question of retirement looms large. Have I saved enough? How’s my 401K? How much will Social Security provide? I need to call my financial planner. For many, our past preparation and planning for that eventual…

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3 weeks ago

What Is Joyful Movement and How Can You Accomplish It?

How do we find enjoyment in our daily workouts? What movement sessions are best? Is higher intensity movement better than more gentle modalities? These questions are often asked in classes. In truth, higher intensity movement…

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3 weeks ago

4 Mistakes You Are Making with Your Workout as a Woman Over 60!

Let’s face it, your body is not the same body it was in your 20s. A lot changes over time in your body: from your hormones, to your muscles, and to your joints. As a personal trainer who has helped hundreds of women in their 60s to build strength…

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3 weeks ago

How to Redefine Feel-Good Food for Better Health Results

Traditionally, when you think of “feel-good food,” thoughts of sweet confections, crispity-crunchity fried creations, warm-soft delicate baked goods often come to mind. However, have you ever noticed that, more often than not, after consuming…

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4 weeks ago

The 5 Most Common Senior Micronutrient Deficiencies

You might be surprised to learn that even in developed countries like the United States malnutrition is a serious problem. It’s especially prevalent among senior citizens. In fact, one in three older adults who are admitted to the hospital are malnourished…

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4 weeks ago

Do You Overeat to Avoid Wasting Food? It Could Stop You from Losing Weight After 60

Do you feel compelled to eat everything on your plate because you feel guilty “wasting” food, even if it means feeling too full and overeating? If you’re an over-60 like me, you grew up in the generation of people who were told as a child…

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4 weeks ago

It’s Ridiculous to Be This Tired After 60!

I bet you’ve heard this: “You’re tired? You’re just getting old. That’s normal as we age. Fortunately, you’re retired so you can rest as much as you want.” Hey! I didn’t spend my life working so that I could retire to rest! My retirement is my fun time! No fair!

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4 weeks ago

5 Techniques for Making Healthy Food Affordable

How many times have you heard it’s too expensive to eat healthy? Perhaps you’ve said it yourself. Major manufacturers of processed foods and fast food companies would have you believe this. But the exact opposite is true…

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4 weeks ago

Just What the Doctor Ordered – How Women Over 60 Are at Highest Risk for Prescription Drug Addiction

Sally was noticing changes in her 73-year-old mother in-law Emily. As Sally became Emily’s primary caregiver, she noticed Emily seemed a great deal anxious most of the time. She’d also become more withdrawn. And, because Sally often ran errands for Emily…

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4 weeks ago

Is Insulin Resistance the Culprit Behind Your Belly Fat?

If you’re struggling with extra weight in the belly, insulin resistance may be causing the problem. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. One of its functions is to transport sugars from the blood into all other cells of the body…

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