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.

17 hours ago

Can You Want to Lose Weight and Love Yourself Just the Way You Are?

In popular culture, there seem to be two extremes when it comes to weight and self-acceptance. One says that everyone needs to have a normal BMI, the other states you’re fine just the way you are. According to the former, any pound over a “normal” BMI…

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4 days ago

Can Positive Affirmations Help Us with Body Image and Weight Loss After 60?

Most of us have heard about using positive affirmations. But are they really effective? And can they really help with weight loss? Consider this: Every thought you think and every word you speak is an affirmation – even the negative stuff…

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2 weeks ago

When it Comes to Weight Loss After 60, You Have a Choice: Pleasure Now or Pleasure Later!

When it comes to living well, what gives you pleasure? Is it feeling good, having energy, being connected to people and things you care about? I’m guessing these are the things that give most of us pleasure. The thing is, none of these things comes…

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3 weeks ago

Why More Willpower Isn’t the Answer to Fight Food Cravings

Many women I work with in their 60s and beyond are frustrated that after decades of dieting and trying to get food figured out they are still struggling with food cravings. Perhaps this is you? You think if only you could have more self-control, discipline…

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3 weeks ago

4 Steps for Managing Food Cravings While Eating What You Love

Do you often get the urge to eat when you aren’t hungry? Do you find yourself having lots of cravings for certain foods? The inability to manage cravings can be the downfall of the best efforts of many people who want to lose weight…

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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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1 month 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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1 month ago

10 Silly Stories That Stop You from Losing Weight After 60

What stories do you tell yourself that keep you from losing weight? We all have our little stories, like the things we believe about ourselves and our relationship with food and weight loss. But what if you did question them? I bet you’d find out…

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2 months ago

5 Ways Timing Can Help You Lose More Weight – Even if You Eat the Same Food!

Has your breakfast time gradually slid down the day? Originally, you had to be up early, get the kids out of bed, put something on the table for them, your significant other, and for you, and leave in time for work. As life went on, the kids moved out…

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3 months ago

Are Supplements a Waste of Money and Do We Really Need Them After 60?

At your local grocery store, you’ve likely passed the health section and saw the seemingly endless rows of supplements lined on the shelves. From vitamin B to Calcium, there seems to be a supplement for just about every nutrient…

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