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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.

2 weeks ago

8 Ooey-Gooey Book Desserts Better than Robert-Redford-on-a-Stick

I lost 55-pounds in my early 40s and figured out how to maintain the loss for 18 years now. I call it a “forever-loss.” That said, one of my most favorite hacks is to make a deal with myself earlier in the morning that I’ll eat a tiny dinner at 6 p.m…

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2 weeks ago

6 Steps to Change Your Limiting Beliefs to Lose Weight

Are you stuck in the same pattern of dieting, losing a few pounds, and gaining the weight back? What’s getting in your way? It’s probably your beliefs about food and eating. We tend to hang onto a lot of beliefs about ourselves and the world…

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4 weeks ago

Do You Still Believe What Your Parents Told You About Food?

Many of us were raised by survivors of the Great Depression. My grandma once told me, “We were hungry, but your grandfather’s family was starving.” Which explains why the man would eat anything put before him. Clearly, he did not belong to the group…

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1 month ago

Do You Believe You Can Lose Weight?

If you’re reading this, chances are you have some doubts about whether you can lose weight or not. The women I work with have a desire to lose weight, but when we look closer, we discover they don’t really believe they can do it…

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1 month ago

5 Reasons You’re Not Seeing Results from Fitness After 60 – and How to Fix Them

I survived Flashdance fashion and Jane Fonda high-rise leotards, and endured a stress fracture from many months of high-impact cardio on unforgiving, cement gym floors. In short, I’ve been an eyewitness to trends, cults, and rises and falls of everything fitness…

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2 months ago

Obesity Drugs – Are They the Answer?

It would be nearly impossible to find even one woman in our Sixty and Me community who hasn’t at some point disliked her body or called herself fat. This criticism and self-loathing is the direct result of a continuous deluge of impossible images…

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3 months ago

Is Your Inner Critic Causing Weight Gain?

If you struggle with your weight, you may have labeled yourself as “good” or “bad” based on the food you eat or your weight. If you’re judging yourself as “bad” based on your food choices, either consciously or subconsciously, you’re likely stirring up…

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3 months ago

10 Factors Influencing Emotional Eating

Emotional eating, the act of consuming food in response to emotional triggers rather than physical hunger, is influenced by various psychological factors. Understanding these factors is crucial for unraveling the complex relationship…

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4 months ago

How I Use My Lazy Gene to Uplevel My Weight Loss Success

Let me say right off the bat that there’s nothing special about me (my grandma wasn’t a Rockette and my people never brought home the gold). True to my genetics, I was “well-insulated” for three-plus decades of life. Never reedy, I always looked…

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4 months ago

Want to Lose Weight but Struggle with Menu Planning and Food Prep?

The thoughts that we think on a regular basis become our beliefs. And then they start running the show behind the scenes. This means that if you believe that menu planning and food preparation is too hard, then it will be. If you believe a menu plan…

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