Category Archives: Intentional Exertion/Exercise

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: 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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Weight Loss: Best Exercise Meal Timing

If you have wondered whether it’s best to exercise in a fasted state, before eating breakfast, or to eat breakfast and then have your workout session, I will weigh in here. For years we have been told breakfast is the … Continue reading

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Fitness: Is It Too Late for You

Maybe you are 30-something and live a super busy life and rarely find time to exercise. No big deal, you’re still relatively young, right? What if you are 50-something, or 60-something and you have put your family or career before … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Avoid These 3 Pitfalls

You may think you are doing everything right and still your weight loss efforts are stalled, or worse, you find the scale going in the wrong direction! Maybe you successfully lost weight, but now the number on the scale is … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Best Time to Exercise

People ask me often what I suggest is the best time of day to exercise. Before I get into a little detail, my short answer is what I recommend in Today is Still the Day.  I suggest scheduling exercise sessions … Continue reading

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Exercise: An Undervalued Key to Health

I talk about nutrition a lot because it is the foundation of true health. Poor nutrition is an overlooked cause of many chronic diseases like diabetes, cancer and heart disease. You can’t out-train a bad diet. So do not think … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Benefits of Quick Workouts

There has been a lot of information about the dangers of prolonged sitting and being sedentary. In fact, sitting has been compared to smoking in relation to its dangers to your overall health. However, many people work at a desk … Continue reading

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Fitness: A Novel Way to Change Things Up

It’s a good idea to change up your workouts to gain maximum benefits. If you do exactly the same workout in exactly the same way each time your body adapts to it and you no longer get the benefits from … Continue reading

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