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Weight Loss

Simple, practical ways to create weight loss habits into your busy life for successful, long term weight loss after 40.

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Fast and Fun Cardio Workouts for Women that’s Not Running

Cardio is the best way to get yourself into that fat burning zone and, usually, that is where most of us want to be. When you hear the word cardio, do you think of running? Yeah, me too and running definitely is NOT my favorite way to workout. However, there are other...

7 Best Brain Healthy Foods You Should be Eating

Do you ever feel foggy, like your brain isn’t as clear as it can be? Do you have trouble remembering things and feel like you cannot follow difficult thoughts? We all feel this way every once and a while, but did you know that often it could be linked to what you eat?...

What are HIIT Workouts?

In the fitness world, there are quite a few different styles of training or exercise.  Many of these fitness styles have been proven to be successful and beneficial to those looking to lose weight and get fit. HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) has been an...

11 Incredible Benefits of Weight Training for Women Over 40

Think weight training for women over 40 is only for the gym rats? Think again. It’s a fact of life that after 40, your body decides it’s going to go through a bunch of changes. Due to hormone changes, women experience multiple changes in their bodies and their weight....

How to do Interval Running for Beginners on the Treadmill

An interval running for beginners on a treadmill can be intimidating for you as a beginner, but trust me, it's where the biggest calorie burn is for the least amount of time. Are you a new treadmill owner?  If you said yes, you are probably searching endlessly for the...

What happens to your body during Intermittent Fasting

I remember when skipping breakfast meant you would begin to lose muscle mass or your body would store everything you ate. Now, skipping breakfast typically means you are doing some form of intermittent fasting. For me, IF makes a lot of sense because it has always...

Does Collagen Help with Weight Loss?

There are quite a few of you that have been following my blog and exercise tips for a while and have had some great success with weight loss! I’m so glad you have let me help you along the way. I’d like to take a moment to address an issue that is all too common among...

The Keto Diet Guide for Women

Heard all about the keto diet and how it works wonders for weight loss, but not sure if it is worth a shot, or how to get started? I was wondering just like you...after all, let's be honest, carbs are delicious and even the healthy carbs are important to us. Starting...

This Planks for Beginners Challenge Will Help You with Weight Loss

Using this planks for beginners challenge as an addition to your weight loss plan is a great way to target different muscle groups in a short amount of time. One common mistake women over 40 make when losing weight is not using strength training to burn more calories....

What is a HIIT Treadmill Workout?

What is a HIIT treadmill workout and more importantly, how can you use it to burn fat to lose weight? HIIT training has been a hot trend in the fitness world for a while now.  For those that are unfamiliar with it, HIIT stands for “High Intensity Interval Training.”...

Quick Cardio Workout Using Only 3 Exercises and No Equipment

Wanting to workout, but not wanting to pay for the gym membership?  Are you on the road without access to your fitness equipment? No worries!  Regardless of if you are looking for a temporary fix or you just want to center your regular routine around a cardio no...

How to Carb Cycle to Lose Weight + Your 28 Day Meal Plan

If you’re looking to lose those extra pounds you put up with all the holiday eating or are just looking to get back in shape to fit into those skinny jeans, you’ve probably considered different diets and lifestyle approaches, and carb cycling may be one of them. Carb...

Best Fasted Cardio Workouts for Fast Weight Loss

You already know you can burn more calories with cardio if you are fasting, but no one wants to do the same cardio workouts every week. This list of the best fasted cardio workouts will give you the variety needed to burn stubborn fat and keep you from burning out. If...