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Staying Healthy and Active Over 50: Alternatives to Traditional Exercise

Staying Healthy and Active Over 50: Alternatives to Traditional Exercise

Staying Healthy and Active Over 50: Alternatives to Traditional Exercise What happens if you can’t exercise? What happens if you can’t work out like you’re used to? Today, I will share my journey of needing to take a break from exercise, my shift from intense workouts to alternative forms of physical activity, and how it…

Can Wearing A Weighted Vest Build Bone Density?

Can Wearing A Weighted Vest Build Bone Density?

Bone health is a crucial aspect of overall well-being, especially as we age. Maintaining strong bones helps prevent fractures and osteoporosis, a condition characterized by weak and brittle bones. While most people are familiar with traditional methods like calcium supplements and weight-bearing exercises, there’s another tool gaining popularity in the fitness world: the weighted vest….

Embrace the Season: 10 Tips for a Healthy Fall

Embrace the Season: 10 Tips for a Healthy Fall

As the crisp autumn air and vibrant foliage announce the arrival of fall….wait I’m in San Diego and it’s still over 80. There are some trees that will change soon and we have the California Oak Tree that’s starts dropping acorns, but crisp air and vibrant foliage aren’t happening anytime soon. Regardless, it’s an excellent…

Your Guide to Devices That Help Correct Poor Posture

Your Guide to Devices That Help Correct Poor Posture

In our modern era of digital devices and sedentary lifestyles, poor posture has become an all too common problem that can lead to a myriad of health issues. Thankfully, technology is not just contributing to the problem – it’s also offering solutions. Here are some fun and innovative devices designed to help correct poor posture…

Fast Food Fix: Mastering the Art of Healthy Eating on the Go

Fast Food Fix: Mastering the Art of Healthy Eating on the Go

As a personal trainer, I have spent countless hours guiding women over 50 towards their wellness goals, preaching the power of wholesome nutrition and regular exercise. Today, I’m thrilled to take this journey to a whole new level by introducing you to a topic that may seem unusual at first but holds immense potential for…

Maximizing Fun and Fitness: How to Fit Exercise into Your Vacation

Maximizing Fun and Fitness: How to Fit Exercise into Your Vacation

Vacations are a time to unwind, explore new places, and indulge in delightful experiences. However, it’s no secret that maintaining an active lifestyle while traveling can be a challenge. With the change in routine and tempting indulgences, it’s easy to let exercise take a backseat during your vacation. But fear not! With a little planning…

Why Stress Is Killing Your Weight Loss and Belly Fat Goals

Why Stress Is Killing Your Weight Loss and Belly Fat Goals

Weight gain, especially around the abdomen, is one of the top complaints women have when they transition into menopause. Even women that don’t gain weight, see changes in where the fat is deposited. Understanding why this weight gain occurs can help women come to terms with the biological process of menopause rather than thinking of…

The Vital Role of Sleep in Your Weight Loss Journey

The Vital Role of Sleep in Your Weight Loss Journey

In the pursuit of achieving a healthy weight, many people focus on diet and exercise while often overlooking a crucial factor: sleep. Quality sleep plays a significant role in our overall well-being, including weight management. Research has consistently shown that insufficient or poor sleep can hinder weight loss efforts and even lead to weight gain….

Could Belly Fat Be Something Else?  Unveiling the Hidden Culprits

Could Belly Fat Be Something Else? Unveiling the Hidden Culprits

Belly fat, also known as visceral fat, is a common concern for many individuals striving for a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing body. While excess belly fat is often associated with weight gain and an increased risk of various health conditions, it’s important to recognize that there could be underlying factors contributing to its accumulation….

Unleashing the Power Within: Building a Resilient Core for a Stronger You

Unleashing the Power Within: Building a Resilient Core for a Stronger You

As I’m writing this, it’s been 3 months since I had a single mastectomy.  I’m doing GREAT!  Cancer is gone and now it’s all about healing. Of course, I could not exercise the way I was used to for the last 3 months and with that came some painful and eye opening learnings.    About a…