Exercise vs. diet. What matters more for weight loss over 50? You may have heard the sayings “You can’t out exercise a bad diet” or “abs are made in the kitchen” both referring to the fact that exercise may not be the most beneficial for weight loss. What you eat matters more. There’s no denying… Read More.
Are you wondering why you’re not losing weight? I’ve been a fitness and weight loss expert for women over 50 for over 15 years. When I first start with someone, I ask them to log their food so I can see what they eat and how they eat. After a week I ask them, “How… Read More.
Much like thousands of women around the world, in January I decided to get on track with my post Christmas fitness and weight loss plan. It had nothing to do with making a New Year’s resolution. (I think we both know those don’t work). It had more to do with indulgences during the holidays, or… Read More.
Not only is it possible to reverse aging for weight loss, but the health benefits are also just as extraordinary. There are two types of aging: Your biological age which includes the age of your cells, your metabolism and your DNA. This type of aging dictates how well your hormones work, where you store fat,… Read More.
Today we’re doing a cardio and weights workout for heart health. Here’s why it is so powerful to do both cardio and weights in order to optimize heart health Before you’ve ever worked, your heart is small, like a little balloon. Every time your heart pumps it pushes the blood out into your body. It… Read More.
What is the best way to lose weight and increase your strength over 50? Well, it’s with strength training. And while you may have read all of the amazing healthy benefits strength training can give you over 50, did you know an upper body strength workout has it’s very own special set of benefits that… Read More.
Are you ready for some holiday fun? There is nothing more motivating than a fitness challenge, and there’s no better time start one than during the holiday season. A good workout can help us feel on track, and while I’m sure we’ll all enjoy a delicious treat or two, a good workout can help us… Read More.
Today we’re doing a beginner low impact HIIT workout (otherwise known as high intensity interval training). The science shows that this type of workout may enhance menopause weight loss because it burns more fat around the tummy and regulates hunger hormones that low estrogen levels have disrupted. HIIT workouts consist of short bursts of all… Read More.
Nothing sparks motivation more than fun and exciting new pieces of exercise equipment. That’s why today we’re talking about the best at home exercise equipment to bring fun, motivation and excitement into your at home workout. I’ll go over my top 5 favorite pieces of fitness equipment that I use, and that my one-on-one clients… Read More.
Healthy Holiday Gifts for her: Healthy Gifts for Women in Their 50’s Happy holidays! I’m Alicia Jones and for almost 15 years now I’ve helped transform the health and lives of women over 50 through fitness and weight loss strategies and today we are going through my top 8 healthy holiday gifts to give yourself,… Read More.