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.
You Have the Power to Reverse Muscle Loss After 50! This was the title of the presentation I gave to over one hundred participants hosted by CARP. I spoke about the benefits of resistance training and then guided a Jane Fonda inspired workout. It was so much fun! I received a lot of feedback from participants… Read More.
Here we go! You’re Embarking on your fittest and healthiest year! You’ve made the decision that the time to get healthy is now! You’ve chosen your workout, you’re making healthier decisions such as cutting out sugar or watching your portions and you’re ready to get started. This year WILL be different because you’re about to… Read More.
It’s the last day of 2017 and one of the best ways I can help with this brand new health and weight loss year is to give you solutions to some of the biggest obstacles you may face when it comes to getting back on track, or even to follow a first time (at least… Read More.
The holidays are my favourite time of year. I connect with my family, I adore the beautiful decorations and the cozy lights, but with all of the holiday cheer there’s also a lot of hustle and bustle too. Not to mention the abundance of chocolates, decadent holiday treats wine, champagne and alcohol absolutely everywhere makes this… Read More.
For many it begins with menopause. The shift in hormones expands the waistline and for the first time ever, a simple weight loss strategy that consists of fast-paced sweaty exercise and lower calorie meal options no longer works as quickly or as effectively as it did in your thirties. Menopause is definitely a game changer,… Read More.
The key to your best health, to a stronger, fitter and firmer body after 50 all has to do with the amount of lean muscle you have. The more lean muscle you have, the tighter and slimmer you look because muscle is denser, more compact and tighter than fat. This pulls you in and makes… Read More.
With the perfect belly burn workout coupled with healthy nutrition, even stubborn belly fat doesn’t stand a chance! But while you can feel the toning affects of crunches and twists, you may also feel back and neck pain that standard ab exercises are known for. The pain may not show up right away, but eventually… Read More.
Sticking to weight loss, or working hard at changing years of ingrained, bad habits is seriously hard work. Because when you work hard, you deserve to be rewarded with results you can see and feel and when you can’t see success (whether that’s a drop on the scale or a shift in energy levels) you… Read More.
When you think of getting fit, losing weight and living your happiest healthiest quality of life, great nutrition and exercise are all a part of the mix, and that includes weight training too! If you’re not already on a consistent weight training routine, I know these 4 amazing health benefits weight training can give you… Read More.