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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.

5 Reasons You’re Not Seeing Results from Fitness After 60 – and How to Fix Them
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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4 Power Foods That Can Lift Your Spirits After 60 – Say Bye-Bye to Gaining Weight!
2 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 of the ice cream on your tongue…
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3 Critical Steps to Overcoming Emotional Eating After 60
3 months ago

3 Critical Steps to Overcoming Emotional Eating After 60

I think we would all agree that eating well is key to health and a healthy weight. But getting to the eating well part isn’t just about the food. If it were, we would have far fewer overweight people today. Read More

Shed 10 Pounds in 10 Minutes? What to Do if You’re Struggling to Lose Weight After 60
3 months ago

Shed 10 Pounds in 10 Minutes? What to Do if You’re Struggling to Lose Weight After 60

Sounds impossible, right?! Wrong! It’s very possible. Let me explain …

As we grow older and our body takes on different forms and dimensions (we become shape shifters), we may continue to dress as we always have, not realising it just doesn’t work anymore. Read More

11 Small-Step Ideas for Healthy Weight Loss After 60
3 months ago

11 Small-Step Ideas for Healthy Weight Loss After 60

No matter our age, it’s hard not to think about how 5 or 10 fewer pounds might make us happy. It can mean the difference in a dress size. It can be a boost to self-esteem. Read More

How to Get in Shape After 50 in 4 Simple Steps
4 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

When Chocolate Cake Calls, Do You Ignore It or Enjoy It Mindfully?
4 months ago

When Chocolate Cake Calls, Do You Ignore It or Enjoy It Mindfully?

New Year 2020 has come and gone, and many of the resolutions undertaken with such gusto have already been abandoned. It doesn’t take much to derail the train, does it?
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9 Behavior Patterns of Healthy Senior Weight Loss: Forget Diets, Think Behavior!
4 months ago

9 Behavior Patterns of Healthy Senior Weight Loss: Forget Diets, Think Behavior!

“Thin behavior” has fascinated me for years. I just don’t get it. I don’t mean the kind of behavior where skinny kids squeezed through fence slats in the alley, or where my teenaged friends stretched thin, nubile bodies on the beach at Shady Oak Lake as I huddled on my towel. Read More

There’s Real Hope for Intermittent Fasting as a Weight Loss Technique for Older Women
4 months ago

There’s Real Hope for Intermittent Fasting as a Weight Loss Technique for Older Women

By now, if you are a foodie or dieter, the term „ Intermittent fasting” has likely crossed your path. It’s a term that describes several types of fasting, but first, a word or two about this practice…
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4 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Losing Weight as You Age
4 months ago

4 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Losing Weight as You Age

It’s essential for older adults to prioritize maintaining a healthy weight as they age but, clearly, many are struggling to comply with lifestyle changes that make this possible. Read More