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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.

7 years ago

Struggling to Maintain Your Weight After 50? Try These 9 Tips!

Keeping off extra pounds is a constant battle for most post-menopausal women. No matter what type of diet we follow – vegetarian, vegan, paleo, gluten-free – the challenge of warding off those unwanted pounds remains. The secret to overcoming this challenge lies in our daily habits and behaviors.
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7 years ago

Want to Lose Weight After 60? Ignore This Commonly Accepted Advice!

Despite about one-third of Americans being overweight, there’s no shortage of diet advice available, especially on the Internet. Some of it is just plain bad. Some of it is completely outrageous. Read More

7 years ago

Hate the Gym? Here Are 9 Tips for Losing Weight after 60

If there’s one thing that I have learned about losing weight after 60, it’s that staying in shape is a choice.

My conversations with hundreds of older women have taught me that, while it’s possible to be in the best shape of your life in your 60s or 70s, this won’t happen by accident. Read More

7 years ago

What if Losing Weight During Menopause Meant Losing Your Husband?

What would you do if your efforts to feel positive were sabotaged by your husband? What if you had to choose between losing weight during menopause and losing the most important man in your life? Imagine the following situation… Read More

7 years ago

Why is Losing Weight After 60 So Tough? What Can You Do About it?

“I have every self-help and diet book out there, and here I am, still 40 pounds overweight. Sometimes I lose weight and get all excited, only to sabotage myself and eat like a horse. What is wrong with me?”

Sound familiar? Read More

8 years ago

Stop Worrying About Weight Loss After 60! It’s Time to Lighten Up in Other Ways!

If you are 60+ and still saying to yourself, “I should go on a diet” – guess what that means? It says that even though you know diets don’t work, you are still, at 60, trying to lose weight. At 60, haven’t we had enough of diets? Read More

8 years ago

Menopause Weight Gain: 4 Tips to Halt the Dreaded Middle-Age Spread

In people’s younger years, they may have been coasting along, looking after themselves and maintaining a healthy body weight. Then they turned 50. All of a sudden, they find fat is being added to their body parts they never had to worry about before. Read More

8 years ago

How to Lose Weight After Menopause by Making Simple Changes to Your Diet

Belly fat!

No dictionary reference needed here.

Be it belly fat, pot belly, jelly belly or bane in your life fat, belly fat is not fun to have, especially if you eat well and exercise. Read More

8 years ago

5 Videos to Help You Get More from Your Post-Menopausal Body

Many women in the community have told me that they are struggling with one or more aspects of their post-menopausal body. Despite the stereotypes, the truth is that many of us experience symptoms traditionally associated with menopause well into our 60s. Even those of us who feel like menopause is “over” still have to deal with a “new normal” when it comes to our hormones. Read More

8 years ago

Getting Your Hormones Back in Balance After Menopause (Video)

Our hormones do strange and wonderful things as we move through menopause. Estrogen, serotonin and progesterone, once mysterious, become all too familiar to us. By the time we reach our 60s, we expect our bodies to “return to normal.” Read More