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Belly fat, weight loss, nutrition, fitness, motivation — oh, my! Every Monday and Thursday I tackle these popular topics of interest to women over 50.

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3 Tips to Boost Weight Loss

The other day I opened the refrigerator and noticed a nearly empty eggnog bottle. So I asked my husband (for whom I’d bought the premium eggnog), “What did you think of that ‘nog?” “What eggnog?” he asked. “I didn’t even know it was in there.” “Well, I certainly...

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The #1 Resolution For a Leaner Body in 2015

I often get letters from frustrated readers who describe to me their particular situation or health obstacles and how my advice won’t work for them because of X, Y or Z. As much as I want to help, it’s tough for me to know where and how you can make changes. Short of...

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How To De-Stress in 20 Seconds

Do you ever get knots in your muscles? They feel as if someone’s poking you with a finger and won’t stop. As I sit writing these words I have one in my upper back between my shoulder blade and my spine. It’s just painful enough to distract me but not bad enough to...

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7 Tips to Find the Best Workout For You

New workout trends seem to crop up nearly every day and they only seem to get weirder with time. When I started working out 35 years ago (a.k.a. the Jurassic Era) Nautilus was The Next Big Thing. You started at one end of a circuit, spent 20 minutes adjusting the seat...

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12 Ways to Burn Off Turkey Day

  Happy Thanksgiving! I’ll get right to the point today, since I’m sure you have better things to do than surf the ‘net on a holiday (or not). But first, I want to give thanks to YOU for being a subscriber, reading my crazy posts and hopefully finding some...

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The Cure For Post-Turkey Day Regrets

I planned to write a motivating Thanksgiving post about ways to burn off that giant portion of sausage stuffing and slice of pecan pie, but a not-so-funny thing happened this morning that changed my focus. I thought I was going to die. For real. I woke up feeling a...

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How To Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too

  Many moons ago, before I became a trainer, I ironically worked in the food business. Specifically, the dessert business. (That's my brother, Barry, me, and my mother in my bakery, circa 1980s.) In short, I would’ve been your worst frenemy. I not only...

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