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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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...

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...

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...

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...

BCAA for Women: Weight Loss Benefits That Surprises Women Over 40

Study after study supports the weight loss benefits of BCAAs for women, and anyone trying to lose weight and live healthily. If you're one of the many women over 40 struggling, don't give up yet, BCAAs could be the magic you've been waiting for. I really like the...

A Must Read: Ground Turkey vs Ground Beef?

Ground beef vs ground turkey? I can still remember standing in the meat department looking at the reportedly healthier choice ground turkey. I had been buying ground beef for years and loved everything about red meat. But, I wanted to be healthy. I wanted to be a...

How to Tighten Loose Skin After Weight Loss

You've lost weight. Congratulations! But, you didn't count on having so much loose skin, right? There can be a big concern about how to tighten loose skin after weight loss. If you're a woman over 40, you may have noticed your skin's elasticity isn't what it used to...

30 Day Water Challenge for Weight Loss + Printable

30 Day water challenge for weight loss? Years ago I would have laughed at the thought. At one time I was addicted to the Route 44 Dr. Pepper with Vanilla. Those Dr. Peppers were so good on a hot summer day. When I decided to lose weight, I knew drinking calories was...

Is Your Body Image Preventing Weight Loss Success?

Is your body image preventing weight loss success? If you loved your body image today, could you be more successful in your weight loss and healthy lifestyle goals? Is your body image the root of emotional and binge eating you are struggling with? Studies say yes, and...

Answers to Your Most Common Questions About Weight Loss After 40

Weight loss for women over 40 can be daunting. Years of habits, lack of family support, lack of time and knowledge can lead to frustration and lack of motivation. Today, I am happy to answer some of your most common questions about weight loss after 40 to help you get...