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

Should You Weigh Yourself Daily or Weekly to Lose Weight After 60?

As I was getting off the digital scale in our bathroom the other day, my wife entered, a bemused look on her face. “What?” I asked. “Why do you do that every day? They say you should only weigh yourself once a week,” she responded…

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4 weeks ago

How Much Weight Can You Expect to Lose After Weight loss Surgery?

Having realistic expectations is helpful before jumping into weight loss surgery. Among the most common questions we hear is how much weight someone can expect to lose following their procedure. Pounds lost is important, but so are other…

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1 month ago

How to De-Stress and Lose Weight After 60

Stress, stress, stress. That is all we hear being talked about these days. Stress is not necessarily a bad thing. When we can channel our stress productively, life is good. The problems arise when we have chronic stress. Stress can come in many different forms…

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3 months ago

Is Reminiscing Keeping You from Losing Weight?

Telling old stories can be so fun. Thinking about past vacations or remembering events with our friends can be so entertaining. I love revisiting stories about my children when they were young or rehashing tales of my youth with childhood friends…

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3 months ago

How a Low Functioning Thyroid Can Lead to Weight Gain After 50

Thyroid problems and weight gain can be directly linked. Thyroid issues develop over time. You may have been displaying signs of low thyroid function in your 30s or 40s but were able to push through it. You were able to exercise a little more…

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3 months ago

4 Power Foods That Can Lift Your Spirits After 60 – Say Bye-Bye to Gaining Weight!

Who among us hasn’t reached for a fatty bowl of ice cream or a double chocolate brownie when feeling anxious? We all know how good either of these can make us feel. Those initial feelings of pure pleasure, the cool creaminess…

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4 months ago

How to Eliminate Stress and Decrease Weight Gain After 60

Previously, I discussed the effects of estrogen on your body, including subsequent weight gain. The hormone I will be discussing in this article is cortisol, also known as the stress hormone. It is a sad fact of modern day life…

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4 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…

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4 months ago

4 Ways to Tell if Your Mind Is Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Success After 50

There is more to losing weight than simple calories in vs calories out. It is also more than finding out what foods work for you and what do not. The number one important step that many of us do not pay attention to is our mindset. Here is a simple step…

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4 months ago

How Muscle Building Exercises Help You to Lose Weight After 60

Your base metabolic rate is the amount of energy needed to support the basic requirements of being alive. That includes pumping your heart, expanding and contracting the lungs, as well as powering your digestive system…

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