Women Over 40 in Action: My Week in Pictures & Week 1 P90X3

Week 1 of P90X3 down...11 to go. What a great week this has been! Even with the craziness of animals and kids, I feel so much more energized when I am getting really good workouts in daily. Sometimes it's a struggle to get started, but once I have, the 30 min of...

High Protein Healthy Hot Chocolate

As soon as jackets come out, I am ready for hot chocolate. This is a perfect cloudy cold day for a cup of healthy hot chocolate. Hot chocolate has been a favorite of mine since I was a child. It really doesn't get much better than curling up on a sofa with a cup of...

Workouts for Women: P90X3 Agility X Review

Beachbody has my vote for great workouts for women. Right now I am loving P90X3. Agility X is one of my favorites among the long list of workouts offered. Confession time. Yesterday while shopping, I was really wanting to grab a box of Cheez-Its (currently my...

Pumpkin Cranberry Oatmeal Bar

Oh yes. It's the oatmeal bar that tastes so good it can't be healthy for you but it is healthy oatmeal bar. I saw this recipe on Fitnessista and just had to give it a try because it looked so good. This is easy and quick to whip up. I made this in a few minutes that I...

Motivation Monday: Fall Workout Commitment

It's officially Fall, which means a Fall workout commitment could be needed. Is your bed as comfy and warm these days as mine? Cooler mornings mean my bed has more control over me than my workout room downstairs. To top it off, getting up at 5am means it looks like...

13 Tips for a Guilt Free Thanksgiving for Women Over 40

Ladies, here is the ultimate guide to having a guilt free Thanksgiving. It is possible to have our cake and eat it too. I cannot wait until Thanksgiving. My husband, Andrew, roasts the best turkey I've ever eaten on the BBQ grill. I am usually not a huge fan of...

Sneak Peek Into My New Workout Room

A home workout room is truly where ever you can find a corner sometimes. It can be in your family room, a bedroom, an open loft, even in the hallway if needed. If you have a place to stand, there is room to do some exercises. As many of you know from past posts, we...

Halloween vs Healthy: Is There a Winner?

How was your Halloween? It's no secret to those close to me that Halloween is not my favorite holiday. Of course, the candy is great but not being a crafty person, I have always struggled with costumes. The homemade costumes are always the most entertaining, but...

No More Milkshakes? Drink This Instead

Did you know an average milkshake has 500-2000 calories? We don't even need to get into the details of flavors and macros to know it doesn't work into our lives very often if we want to be healthy, fit and beautiful women over 40. We do have options to feed that...

Exercises Throughout Your Day to Get Rid of Your Mom Butt

I am hooked on Grey's Anatomy. Yesterday's episode included a young woman having plastic surgery to enlarge her flat butt. (Yes, that episode was years ago but I am just now watching it on Netflix and loving every minute of it! Well, except when Izzy left...) For...

Fit Women Over 40: Here’s How Not to Neglect Your Best Feature

As fit women over 40, we strive hard to feel younger with muscle toning, cardio and nutrition. But, are we neglecting our best feature? You know, the one that REALLY gives our age away. We have the energy required to do all the things we want. For some that's playing...

Here’s My Workout Plan: What’s Yours?

Happy Friday everyone! I thought I would share my workout plan with you today since many of you have asked. I try to have a workout plan every day when I wake up, otherwise half the day is gone before I get anything done. This morning I am on the elliptical right now...