Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been trying for a while to lose weight (especially the stubborn belly weight that slowly crept up around menopause) one thing is really clear, the time is now to make some major changes and get your body back. In your search to get things moving in the right… Read More.
Today we’re going to do a quick workout to tone your legs. You’ll feel this most in your tush, (or glutes) and along the sides of your legs. We’re also going to test your balance too! In fact, you’ll be so focused on your balance, you won’t even realize your exercising your legs! Personally,… Read More.
Get ready to burn calories and strengthen your heart because today we’re doing a walking workout at home. This workout is perfect for getting back to fit after 50. You can do this on the ground, or you can do these moves with a step bench (if you own one) to make the workout… Read More.
Most popular alcoholic beverage for women? Red wine. Fancy cocktails and white wine come in as a close second. Some argue alcohol is gender specific. Men are drawn towards the bitter bubbles beer provides, while women stick to lighter beverages lower on the calorie scale . Whatever the reason may be, there’s mounting evidence that… Read More.
Have you been thinking about going sugar free? Cutting out refined sugar is one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. That high you get when you initially consume sugar is caused by a sudden release in dopamine making you feel great…but the effects on your body aren’t quite as satisfying. With long term sugar consumption… Read More.
You might think that a Scottish born beer drinker and a Mexican/Canadian Fitnessenthusiast seem like one of the most unlikely ‘healthy partner’ couplings, yet from the very beginning I knew that Gary was The One. We’ve known each other for 7 years, and celebrated our wedding just over three years ago…but when Gary first moved… Read More.
Today’s a special workout because this workout will help you make your upper body feel firmer and stronger, but at the same time, you’ll be testing yourself to find out the exact size of weights to use to firm up your body without going overboard or doing too little. Finding the exact size of… Read More.
Worried about fitting cardio into your day? I completely understand! Time is such a constraint for so many of us hard working, family oriented individuals and exercise is often the first item to be crossed off the list. Yet no matter how busy we are, I know you understand how truly important fitness is for… Read More.
Let’s tone the thighs and strengthen the hips. It’s leg day! Not only will you tone your thighs, but you’ll also lift the tush (the glutes), you’ll also strengthen the muscles in charge of creating strong hips. This helps reduce back pain. What makes this workout most fun is that you can do it lying… Read More.
What size of weights should I use to feel firmer and stronger after 50? How do I know if my weights are heavy enough? Am I pushing myself too hard? Will I feel sore and achy for days and feel like I’ve done more damage than good? Or maybe I’ve not done enough? How… Read More.