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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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...

7 Ways Weight Training For Women Isn’t What You Thought

Weight training for women is so much more than I thought when I started. Weight training can give women over 40 the strength and body of a woman many years younger.   I remember my thoughts on lifting any weights, including using the resistance bands like it was...

How to Lose Weight Quickly Before Vacation and Keep it Off

I get it. Spring break is less than a month away and you've just realized your diet hasn't been working. No worries, this lose weight quickly before vacation isn't as difficult as you think!   If you are really serious about wanting to lose those 15-20 lbs before...

The Most Crucial Lessons I Learned Losing Weight After 40

If anyone would have told me 5 years ago that I would be in the best shape of my life in my 40s, I would have certainly laughed at them. I would not have thought losing weight after 40 was an option, and being fit and strong was out of the question. From Overweight to...

Top 10 Weight Loss Tips for Women Over 40 in 2016

While 2016 was a great year for growth, 2016 was also a great year for Fit Found Me readers to lose weight. There was a lot of talk about protein, collagen, loose skin after losing weight, reasons to workout, motivation to lose weight, weight loss tips, weight lifting...

7 Ways to Make Your Weight Loss Resolutions Stick

Weight loss resolutions are always a tricky subject. How many people really keep them for even 3 months? 1 month? 1 week? New Year's weight loss resolutions are usually the habits you know you should have broken long ago but haven't been able to do it. It's the chain...

3 Major Obstacles to Losing Weight for Women Over 40

The most common question I receive is, "Why can't I lose weight". There are 3 major obstacles that stand in your way to losing weight, especially for women over 40. As women over 40, we have very busy lives. We have grown into habits of running from place to place,...

My Surprising News from a Personal Trainer Evaluation

We recently joined an outside gym because Andrew's company has a new corporate account with a conveniently located gym. It's one of those deals where you think, wow, for just a few dollars a month, I have options. I have been working out at home now for over 4 years...