Does weight training count as cardio? Fitness Tips for Women Over 50 My name is Alicia Jones from Alicia Jones Healthy Living and for 16 years, I’ve helped transform the health and lives of women over 50 through fitness tips for women over 50 and weight loss strategies for women over 50. You may have… Read More.
Fitness For Women Over 50 Holiday Challenge is back! Otherwise known as “The 12 Days of Fitmas”, this fun and exciting edition of Alicia Jones Healthy Living boasts 12 complete days of workouts you can do this holiday season! During the holidays, family events, gatherings or sharing a home with guests make it more… 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.
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.
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.
Today you’ll feel firmer and stronger with a workout that takes less time. Unlike cardio, weight training workouts get you maximum results based on the repetitions you complete, the sets you do, and the amount of time your muscles are continually contracting ( this is called time under tension). That means that you can firm… Read More.
Do the front of your hips, thighs or groin feel tight? Does the tightness get more aggravated after sitting for long periods of time or after some workout moves? You’re not alone! Hip muscles known as the Psoas muscles and the groin become tight due to prolonged sitting. Then add in the repetitive leg exercises… Read More.
Today we’re going to do an abs workout with a very special twist. (The exercises actually involve twisting so it really is a “special twist”) Aside from twisting the body, these abs exercises are balance exercises too. It’s no secret that a flat, toned tummy is one of the most sought after areas to… Read More.
Today we’re doing the best arm workout to tone and strengthen the arms and to feel confident in your t-shirts, and tank tops. We’ll start by toning the back of the arms, the triceps. You may have called these muscles “bingo arms” or “bat wings”, but I like to call them “the bubble bath muscles”.… Read More.
Today we’re going to do body weight exercises. You can do these exercises without joint pain, without fitness equipment, and without a lot of time. If you suffer from joint pain, I know how frustrating it can feel when you want to get stronger and you genuinely want to exercise, but your body won’t cooperate. … Read More.