Workouts

In this section, you will find workouts for various levels, including with or without cardio for women, 30 day walking plan, strength training, etc. Browse through the entire list of articles below or select a topic within this category with the drop down menu.

5 Minute Workouts for Beginners or Advanced to Tone Muscles

When all is crazy busy, you're running around to get the bare necessities done, your day needs these 5 minute workouts because that is all you've got left. We had such a good Mother's Day weekend and I hope you did also! The weather was crazy hot, felt like July, but...

How to Start Exercising if You’re Out of Shape After 40

When I was 41 and decided to lose weight I had to figure out how to start exercising from ground zero. I was so out of shape playing Just Dance had me ready to pass out. So, how do you start exercising if you're out of shape after 40?  If you are having trouble losing...

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...

Best Kept Secret in Las Vegas + First Lululemon Experience

                    Andrew and I recently celebrated our anniversary by spending a few days in Las Vegas. I arrived a little earlier than Andrew since he was flying in from a business trip and took the opportunity to...

4 Easy Exercises to Lose Arm Fat Women Over 40 Can Do Anywhere

What do your arms say about you? Arm exercises can be easy to add to your routine a few times a week to lose arm fat for fabulous fit arms in time for swimsuit season! Our arms are among the places on our bodies as women over 40 that if not properly maintained, will...

15 Minute Office Workout for Women Over 40

                    Workouts don't have to be in a gym or even while wearing your favorite gym clothes. How would you like a 15 min office workout that will burn calories, strengthen muscles, awaken your mind without...

The Ultimate Workout Playlist for Women Over 40

Ever notice how you can workout harder with a great workout playlist? I have spent too many treadmill runs skipping songs that didn't keep me motivated to run longer. I've tried many automated playlists and stations on the internet radio apps but none of them were...

Staying Active is Key to Staying Fit

It's not a diet, it's a lifestyle change. So true, but how do you change a lifestyle of 20, 30+ years? Staying active is key to staying fit because you body wants to be moving, muscles want to feel needed. haha I couldn't help but throw a little muscle psychology in...

Women Over 40: This Warm Up Mistake Will Cause Injury

                    Most of us grew up with PE classes that taught us how to exercise. Warming up meant the ever so common runner's lunges and hamstring stretches, among others. Now we know those are best left for the...

Women Over 40 Workout Session with Victoria’s Secret Models

Okay, for those of you who may be skeptical, yes, women over 40 can workout like Victoria's Secret models. With all of the hype from their fashion show recently, a couple of videos interviewing their trainers popped up on my Facebook feed. Of course, the Victoria's...

Exercises Throughout Your Day to Get Rid of Your Mom Butt

I am hooked on Grey's Anatomy. Yesterday's episode included a young woman having plastic surgery to enlarge her flat butt. (Yes, that episode was years ago but I am just now watching it on Netflix and loving every minute of it! Well, except when Izzy left...) For...

HIIT Treadmill Workout for Beginners to Start Losing Weight

Running for weight loss is a favorite activity for a lot of women over 40. This HIIT treadmill workout for beginners is a great way to get started and a great cardio workout for women!       Many women over 40 are losing weight learning how to run and...

For the Love of Planks: 23 Plank Workouts

Okay, you asked for planks...ladies, have I got planks for you! Planks are a fabulous way to strengthen the core, get those abs and glutes into shape and help with balance. These 23 plank workouts at various degrees of difficulty are guaranteed to help you succeed no...