Health

Lifestyle tips to support a healthy life for women over 40 such as hormonal changes through
menopause help to create an active life for years to come.

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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...

How to Loosen Tight Back Muscles for Lower Back Pain Relief

There is nothing worse than tight back muscles or a stiff neck to keep me from being active like I would like to be. Do you have tight neck muscles from sitting at a desk all day? Or how about a tight lower back when getting out of bed in the mornings? Tense muscles...

Friday Faves: Inside My Pantry for My Favorite Daily Supplements

I have some favorite daily supplements and vitamins I believe in and take every single day for better health. Some for energy, muscle recovery, joint pain, anti-aging and just plain overall good health. I've never been so consistent with nutrients and I've never felt...

Best Meal Replacement Shake to Lose Weight for Women Over 40

Five years ago I would have never imagined my decision to drink a meal replacement shake to lose weight would lead me to this point in my life. Perhaps like you, I wasn't sure I could be satisfied with a meal replacement shake instead of a cheeseburger from Sonic....

Menopause and Weight Loss for Women Over 40: What You Need to Know

Menopause and weight loss are arch enemies...or so we are told to believe. Weight loss after 40 seems to come to a screeching halt after menopause symptoms start. It feels like you just looked in the mirror one day and overnight you gained 30 lbs. You try to lose...

Green Tea for Weight Loss or Not?

Green tea for weight loss is not anything new, right? Green tea has been around for a very long time and held in high esteem for helping women lose weight. I decided to dig into the facts about weight loss using green tea. Ingredients in Green Tea for Weight Loss...

Andrew and I are Letting You in On Our Life Changing Secret

I didn't think aging would be an issue until I aged. The older I get, taking care of my body becomes more important to me. The number "40" wasn't too much of a big deal, but the big 5 - 0 coming up fast is not appealing. Giving an anti-aging supplement a try was right...

My Deodorant Stopped Working: Now What…Going Natural or Bare?

It's not a subject most of us bring up easily over lunch with our friends. Who wants to admit how bad they smell after a workout even after loading up on deodorant several times. When my deodorant stopped working it was difficult to determine if the smell was me or my...

Are Sugar Substitutes Really Better for You Than Cane Sugar?

Sugar substitutes have been in the spotlight for a while now as many people have been trying to cut sugar out in the name of living a healthier lifestyle. But how much better are the sugar substitutes?     Sugar has been a long time favorite of mine. It was one of the...

Taking Time for Yourself is More Important than You Might Think

As a mom, you could easily spend your every waking minute on doing for others, without taking time for yourself. There's a problem with that, and I didn't learn that lesson until my 40s.   I love being a mom, especially when my children were young. I was a...