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.

Losing Belly Fat after 40 with this Popular Plank Challenge

I can remember looking in the mirror around age 41 and seeing the belly fat. I tried to accept this as the new me, the middle-aged, over 40, size 16 woman that I didn't recognize. I wasn't ready to take the challenge of losing belly fat after 40...yet. Was it even...

Why Lifting Weights is an Absolute Must for Women Over 40

If you value your health, but you aren't lifting weights, you may be missing some key elements of a healthy lifestyle. For women over 40, weight lifting for health is vital.       Here's another new one for me...lifting weights...and I am kicking myself...

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...