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Exercising on the beach! Fun in the sun!

We are at the beach for the week! I will admit that I will not be doing my regular workouts but that doesn’t mean I will not be getting a workout in! Chasing two grandchildren on the beach is a workout in itself! That said, the beach is a great place not only  to relax […]

5 tips for station on your healthy eating plan when on vacation.

Summer time is filled with vacations, travel, weekend get-a-ways, and visits from friends. We have traveled more this summer than we have stayed home. I am proud to say that I planned indulgences (after all I do love food) but have basically stuck to my plan! I may not have lost weight but I maintained and […]

Laughter is actually a good cardio workout. It gets your heart pumping and according to the Centers for Disease Control, laughing for 10 to 15 minutes a day can burn 10 to 40 calories.

I recently attended a conference for orientation and mobility instructors. It was a great conference made even better by the offering of Yoga sessions. I happily marched off to start my days with yoga (I had never been to a yoga class before). In addition there was a Laughter Yoga Session listed in the conference […]

Ugh! When the Scale Won't Budge! Tips to get the scale moving in the right direction.

Do you ever feel like smashing your scale to bits or throwing it in the trash? That might not be a bad idea! Stepping on the scale and weighing more than you expected or seeing no weight loss is so disappointing! Especially when you have been working hard to eat healthy and get regular exercise. […]

Challenge Groups: Find the best group to reach your health and fitness goals

A Challenge Group can help you stay on track and stick with your program so you will SUCCEED! Who doesn’t need help! What are theses groups? We have groups on Facebook where you will be provided with daily tips and be asked to share how you are doing each day. The tips vary based on […]

Fitness programs for everyone

It is recommended to exercise 5 times per week for at least 30 mins to keep your heart healthy. Sometimes getting to the gym is impossible but that is what is GREAT about these programs. You don’t have to go anywhere, just pop in the DVD and go! You can work out first thing in […]

  • September 26, 2015
Non Scale Victories

Most women as they reach 50 are experiencing or are beginning to experience the dreaded menopausal symptoms. And oh how menopause wreaks havoc on our bodies! Hot flashes, night sweats, weight gain, mood swings, sleepless nights, irritability, depression, and fatigue.   On average, you can expect to gain 5-10 pounds during menopause; many of us gain […]

weight loss after 50

Why Oh, Why? Why is it so Hard to Lose Weight after 50? When I turned 50 I noticed that I started gaining weight,  becoming fluffier…quickly.  The pounds kept sneaking on and on until my muffin top became a bakery shelf!  I “tried” to lose weight but no success. At 55 I was in a panic, […]