Hate Cardio? This Has Changed My Cardio Workouts Forever

I hated cardio until this changed my life, and I think it'll change your life too. Cardio workouts for women typically mean running or walking on a treadmill or outside. I don't like running or walking on a treadmill and walking outside when it's below 60 degrees is...

What Postmenopausal Women Should Know about Osteoporosis

 This post was sponsored by Radius Health, Inc., and does not constitute medical advice. My personal story and opinions are my own. I am not a medical professional and am not qualified to give medical advice. Please talk with your healthcare provider about your...

BCAA for Women: Should It Be Part of Your Weight Loss?

Supplements for weight loss and particularly supplements for women were completely foreign to me a few years ago. BCAAs for women, along with a few other supplements, have now become a part of my regular health routine now for a few years, and for good reason. Let me...

Why Weight Loss Challenges Can Help You Lose Weight

We have become a society of immediate rewards. When we don't see quick weight loss many people give up feeling losing weight is hard and impossible. It leads to trying different diets such as keto, paleo, carb cycling or whatever else is the end all of diets. Millions...

15 Benefits of Exercise to Get You Back in the Gym

Turns out, one of the best decisions I ever made was to do a complete 180 on my health. I remember so well how sluggish and old I felt in my early 40s. It wasn't even on my radar to exercise to feel younger. I didn't realize the benefits of exercise at all, or I would...

Post Workout Meal: What You Should Know

So you've just worked out...now what? If you are just starting to workout, you should know how important your post workout meal is. It's one of the key elements to getting into shape. It's time for your post workout protein! Your muscles have worked hard and in need...

How I Used Meal Replacement Shakes for Weight Loss After 40

I often get asked how I used meal replacement shakes for weight loss after 40. It's a fact weight loss after 40 can be very difficult for so many reasons. At age 42, I decided not to be a stereotypical middle-aged woman who was overweight and couldn't keep up with...

Walking for Weight Loss: 5 Things Never to Leave Home Without

What comes to your mind when thinking about walking for weight loss? Do you procrastinate until it doesn't happen? Or do you look forward to it and never miss a day? If you make excuses NOT to walk, it could be because you aren't prepared with these 5 essential things...

Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs Recipe

Spaghetti and meatballs have always been a favorite of mine. Now that my focus is on healthy foods, it doesn't mean I have to give up my favorites and neither should you or your family. So many of our favorite comfort foods have the potential to use alternative...

Carb Cycling for Women Who Love Carbs

Looking back at the beginning of my weight loss, I was carb cycling to lose weight and didn't even realize it. Prior to 2013, my normal daily diet was carbs, carbs, and more carbs. Problem was, after 40, that also meant pounds, pounds and more pounds. That was until I...