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.
Exercises to strengthen the wrists are a must if you: Feel pain when doing push ups or planks. Your wrists feel sore or tight when typing or driving. When cooking you may notice a heavy pot fatigues the wrists or creates discomfort for the pinky finger. These are all big signs that your wrists need… 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.
I know things feel uncertain right now, and they may even feel grim during COVID-19 self isolation, so I wanted to bring you a moment of positivity… I’m always focusing on the “the silver lining” as we try to make the best of this situation, and I hope this helps: During this time of self… Read More.
Attention all fabulous ladies over 50 who want to have the strength and energy to rearrange their furniture without having to ask for their husbands’ help (home decor should never have to wait for help)! And who still haven’t achieved those sculpted and toned Michelle Obama tank top arms. And who haven’t achieved those… Read More.
Today you’re going to flatten your tummy and tone the arms at the exact same time! That’s right, this is an abs and arms workout. The arms, as well as the abs are two of the most popular areas to exercise. So, when you combine these two areas into one efficient 10 minute workout,… Read More.
Do you find that most at home workouts have some form of push up in them? I admit, I’m guilty of giving you this too, because the push-up is such an easy no-equipment, full body workout option. Push-ups don’t just work your shoulders, your chest or your hands, they also tone the tummy and tighten… 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.