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Prevent Back Pain with Core Strengthening: Essential Gardening Exercises for Women Over 50

Prevent Back Pain with Core Strengthening: Essential Gardening Exercises for Women Over 50

Spring has sprung, and so have the weeds! If you’re like me, you can’t wait to get your hands dirty in the garden. But hold on! Did last year’s gardening leave you with more aches than blooms? Let’s fix that. This year, it’s all about gardening without the ache by strengthening your core. Yep, your…

Busting Common Myths About Core Strength for Women Over 50

Busting Common Myths About Core Strength for Women Over 50

As women over 50, prioritizing core strength is essential for maintaining overall health and vitality. However, there are many myths and misconceptions surrounding core strength that can hold us back from achieving our fitness goals. In this blog post, we’ll debunk some of these common myths and provide hints at the solutions offered in our…

The Importance of Core Strength For Women Over 50

The Importance of Core Strength For Women Over 50

I adore this image of a grandmother enjoying outdoor activities with her granddaughter. Reflecting on it brings memories flooding back of my own grandmother, Gladys, who was an inspiration to me. While she lived across the country in Pennsylvania, I was fortunate enough to spend a summer with her and several shorter visits. Gladys was…

Cracking the Protein Puzzle: Navigating the Complexity for Optimal Health

Cracking the Protein Puzzle: Navigating the Complexity for Optimal Health

I have to be honest with you, putting together this blog was a bit of a challenge. But I knew it was crucial because during our 14 Day Total Body Strength Challenge group coaching session last week, Barbara brought up a really important question about protein. You see, she’s a pescatarian, and her doctor advised…

Why Getting Enough Protein Matters for Women Over 50

Why Getting Enough Protein Matters for Women Over 50

Hey there, amazing ladies over 50! Today, let’s dive into the powerhouse nutrient that often doesn’t get the spotlight it deserves: protein. As we gracefully navigate through life’s adventures, ensuring we get enough protein becomes increasingly important. Let’s explore why and how much we need, along with some fabulous protein sources to keep us strong…

Safely Sculpting: A Guide to Strength Training for Women in Their Golden Years

Safely Sculpting: A Guide to Strength Training for Women in Their Golden Years

Welcome, fabulous ladies over 50, to a journey towards strength, vitality, and a healthier you! As we gracefully navigate through the golden years, it’s essential to prioritize our well-being, and one powerful way to do so is through strength training. In this guide, we’ll delve into the benefits, techniques, and tips for safely sculpting your…

5 Effective Strength Moves for Busy Women Over 50: Quick Muscle Building Tips

5 Effective Strength Moves for Busy Women Over 50: Quick Muscle Building Tips

In today’s fast-paced world, finding time for fitness can be challenging, especially for women over 50 who juggle multiple responsibilities. However, maintaining muscle strength is crucial for overall health and well-being, particularly as we age. Fortunately, there are effective strength moves tailored for busy schedules. Here are just 5 of them to maintain that VERY…

Stronger with Age: Preparing for the Total Body Strength Challenge

Stronger with Age: Preparing for the Total Body Strength Challenge

As the leaves of the calendar turn, bringing us into the prime of life, the narrative that strength fades with age is ready to be rewritten. “Stronger with Age: Preparing for the Total Body Strength Challenge” is not just a guide; it’s an invitation to embark on a transformative journey, emphasizing the pivotal role of…

Exercise Snacking: Small Steps to Big Healthy Gains for Women Over

Exercise Snacking: Small Steps to Big Healthy Gains for Women Over

I’ve been doing exercising snacking for years now and have dozens of videos to help members move more throughout the day. Here is one that I filmed in the desert on our camping trip Strength Snack. Not convinced that exercising snacking is for you? This blog may help! Embracing the Essence of Incremental Movement Remember…

Embracing the Golden Years: Self-Care and Mindful Aging for Valentine’s Day

Embracing the Golden Years: Self-Care and Mindful Aging for Valentine’s Day

Last year, during a trip to the Carlsbad flower fields with two close friends, I captured this moment. We strolled through the vibrant fields, capturing memories in photographs, basking in the beauty of the day, and indulging in a delightful lunch. Just two months earlier, I underwent a single mastectomy, and that morning, I grappled…

The Sweet Swap: Ed’s Journey from Processed Sugar to Prolonged Health

The Sweet Swap: Ed’s Journey from Processed Sugar to Prolonged Health

In a world teeming with sweet temptations, the story of Ed (my sweet husband) stands as a testament to the transformative power of making mindful dietary choices. “The Sweet Swap: Ed’s Journey from Processed Sugar to Prolonged Health” delves into the profound impact that reducing processed sugar can have, especially for individuals navigating the complexities…

Set Up Your Ideal Home Gym for Daily Fitness Over 50

Set Up Your Ideal Home Gym for Daily Fitness Over 50

It’s almost an urban cliché that most gym memberships are one of the biggest waste because more that 80% get unused. Although you may purchase a gym memberships with the best intentions, fitting workouts into a busy modern lifestyle is, in reality, more difficult than people tend to assume. Some days, there’s simply no time…

Top 9 Healthy Habits Women Over 50 Are Embracing in 2024

Top 9 Healthy Habits Women Over 50 Are Embracing in 2024

Age is just a number, especially for women over 50 who are focused on embracing a lifestyle that promotes vitality, longevity, and overall well-being. In a world that’s constantly evolving, women over 50 are prioritizing their health and well-being more than ever. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, they understand the importance of adopting…

Setting SMART Goals: Your Roadmap to Sustained Fitness Motivation

Setting SMART Goals: Your Roadmap to Sustained Fitness Motivation

The Power of SMART Goals in Fitness Setting goals is a fundamental aspect of achieving success, especially when it comes to fitness. But not all goals are created equal. Enter SMART goals – a structured framework that ensures your fitness aspirations are well-defined, achievable, and motivating. Let’s dive into the world of SMART goals and…

Online Fitness for the Busy Holidays: Your Workout, Your Schedule with Be Healthy Enough

Online Fitness for the Busy Holidays: Your Workout, Your Schedule with Be Healthy Enough

Embracing Holiday Fitness at Any Age The Challenge of Staying Fit During the Holidays  The holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and unfortunately, often a packed schedule. For women over 50, finding time to maintain a fitness routine amidst holiday preparations, family gatherings, and festive events can be particularly challenging. Be Healthy Enough…

Holiday Stress Relief: Exercise for a Peaceful Mind with Be Healthy Enough

Holiday Stress Relief: Exercise for a Peaceful Mind with Be Healthy Enough

Combating Holiday Stress with Fitness Understanding Stress During the Holidays The holiday season, while filled with joy and festivities, often brings an influx of stress and anxiety. Managing shopping, family gatherings, and the desire to create perfect holiday memories can be overwhelming. Exercise is a potent tool in alleviating this stress, offering both physical and…

Walking Your Way to Health and Happiness: The Benefits of Walking Over 50

Walking Your Way to Health and Happiness: The Benefits of Walking Over 50

Walking Your Way to Health and Happiness: The Benefits of Walking Over 50 In this blog, I want to share what I’ve been learning about one of the BEST ways to lose weight, feel better, destress, and relieve joint pain. The Sedentary Lifestyle Epidemic First, let’s address the bad news: we are a nation of…