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.

3 months ago

How to Avoid Having to Wear Santa’s Pants During the Holiday Season

Sweet potato casserole. Pumpkin pie. Hot chocolate with cinnamon. Yum. Just saying the words makes me want to have some. I can’t count everything I eat during holiday season, and it’s better left unsaid. I just hope I don’t put on 10 pounds…

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3 months ago

Dos and Don’ts for Losing Weight Without Dieting After 50

You’re trying to lose weight, maybe for the third time. Or maybe it’s the 30th. But you really want it to be the last time. You’d love to finally put the kibosh on this post-menopausal weight gain once and for all! You’ve been down this road before…

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3 months ago

5 Easy Ways to Ditch Nighttime Eating and Drop Weight for Good After 60

It would be great to find an effortless, fun, easy and irreversible way to [insert your biggest wish here]. Like finding that perfect shade of lipstick, a dress that makes you look like a princess, or a chocolate dessert with fewer calories than celery. We can dream, right?

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3 months ago

Losing Weight After 60 is Possible! Just Get Rid of These 8 Things

Many women are trying to lose weight after 60. Unfortunately, with nature playing tricks on our metabolism, it feels like we have to work twice as hard to move those pounds. Most of us have found out that diets don’t work…

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4 months ago

Our Great Grandmothers Wouldn’t Recognize Us: We’re Healthier, Happier and Crushing It!

Women of yesteryear were tough. (And, spoiler alert: so are you and I.) Can you imagine? Those women had no right to vote (until 1920 in the U.S.), iffy birth control, sketchy medical care, no Pampers, no dishwasher…

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4 months ago

5 Ways to Overcome Indulgent Eating So You Can Drop Weight (+ Video!)

If you’re a woman in her 50s and beyond, you probably already know all the things you “should” be doing to keep weight and eating in check. As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who has helped many women overcome indulgent eating…

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4 months ago

Losing Weight After 60: Knowing What to Do Is Different from Doing It

Sometimes a client would confess to me, “I know what I’m supposed to do, but I just can’t do it!” and I would feel like screaming “ME TOO!” As a registered dietitian and personal trainer, I had the education and skills to provide my clients with the best…

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4 months 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 months ago

How to Take Charge of Your Own Personal Diet Plan After 60

Most diet systems present one approach that is supposed to work for everyone. They recommend specific changes in foods to eat and the way to eat them, sometimes with extensive amounts of supplements, and often schedules…

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5 months ago

4 Proven Ways to Get Rid of Belly Fat After Menopause

It strikes without warning. One day you’re strolling along, thinking you’re finally getting the hang of this thing called ‘life,’ when – BAM! – it hits you as you try to zip up your pants. It’s a reminder that you are not yet done…

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