Category Archives: Fitness

Immunity: Mild Obesity and COVID

I did a newsletter at the beginning of this whole COVID outbreak (which seems like a lifetime ago by the way) and explained how obesity is a serious risk factor in this virus. Most of that research classified “severe obesity” … Continue reading

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Heart Health: Best Exercise

According to exercise scientists and cardiologists, regular exercise alters the look and function of the human heart, particularly the left ventricle. This chamber of the heart receives oxygen-rich blood from the lungs and pumps it out to the rest of … Continue reading

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Lifestyle: The Healthier Alternative to Sitting

Ok so we’ve been told that sitting is more dangerous to our health than smoking, so we have adjusted our habits. Many people have incorporated standing desks into their daily work routine. We set our timers and get up at … Continue reading

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Healthy Aging: Can You Spare 10 Minutes a Day

Incorporating movement and staying active daily is key to remaining independent and fit in later years. As we age, being able to do simple things like hurrying across a street or even just getting dressed and out the door in … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: 3 Steps to Simple Habit Change

I did a post at the beginning of last year where I shared an article that talked about why people who have small, attainable goals are MUCH more likely to succeed in attaining them. The writer of the article I … Continue reading

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Gut Health: What’s Sunshine Got to Do With It

“Do not go outside without sunscreen and a big floppy hat to protect your face!” We have been hearing these instructions for years. Watch out for too much sun exposure. While you certainly don’t want to get burned, maybe we’ve … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Focusing on the Wrong Thing

Weight loss is not as easy as eating less and exercising more. We all know that. It’s more complex and we are all unique metabolically, so what is effective for me may not work for you. That’s why it’s best … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Is It a Plateau or a Rut

*During this chaotic time, I wanted to share a message of hope and my offer to you right here. If you’ve lost a significant amount of weight or followed a diet for a period of time, you know that even … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: How to Change Your Perspective on Exercise

Several weeks ago I did a blog about the health benefits of regular exercise for women over 50. You can access it here. I don’t think too many people would argue that exercise isn’t an important part of living a … Continue reading

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Fitness: Benefits for Women Over 50

We know exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle at all stages of life. That’s a no-brainer. However, there was a recent study done on women between the ages of 50 and 75 that highlighted the importance of building up … Continue reading

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