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

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Are Thinner Thighs Just Impossible for Women Over 40?

I am on a mission. A mission to have leaner, thinner thighs with some great leg workouts. Thick thighs have always been my problem area. Some have a large stomach, I have thick thighs. I have tried not working my legs too much to keep from too much muscle building,...

How to Make An Amazing Greens Smoothie

The smoothie trend has definitely proved that it is not just a passing fad! We all love a good smoothie recipe. Smoothies are a great way to get in those extra vitamins and minerals that we all need, and we can even get our kids to drink them! Swinging by a smoothie...

Top 10 Weight Loss & Fitness Posts of 2015 for Women Over 40

It's the time of reflection of 2015 already! I hope you can look back on the year with many great memories. So much happened in my life this past year, starting this blog was one of them. I love writing about my weight loss and fitness experiences and knowing that in...

6 Tips Before Starting a New Weight Loss Program for Women Over 40

Can you believe 2016 is right around the corner? I am sure I rolled my eyes growing up when I would hear adults talk about how fast the years go...but man, they were right! A new year means many of us are working on New Year's Resolutions such as deciding to live a...

This is Why Lose Weight Fast Diets Won’t Work for Women Over 40

Good news! My golden retriever doesn't have an intestinal blockage and so will not need surgery. He likely has an irritable tummy from getting into the brownies - a lesson he unfortunately won't remember. He came home yesterday feeling a little better and should be...

Weight Loss Support Group for Women Over 40: Helpful or Not?

Remember the days of middle school? As young girls, we didn't even go to the restroom without a friend. Everything we did, we did in groups. Truth be told ladies, as we are now in the women over 40 group, we still like to do things in groups. A group of friends can...

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...

Why It’s Impossible for Women Over 40 to Lose Weight: Part 1

It is possible for women over 40 to lose weight when removing these obstacles.   It can be impossible for women over 40 to lose weight without the right tools. Women over 40 can have a difficult time finding success to lose weight even after years of trying....

The Weekly Workout Plan: Do You Have One?

I feel my best self when I am on a weekly workout plan. I mean, I really feel great! Better than ever in my 30s, now I'm in my, ah-um...40s. Mentally and physically I have never felt better than when I am eating healthy and getting the exercise I need. Of course, it...