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8 FAQs about cardio and resistance training for an ageless body

I compare the aging process to the scene in Indiana Jones where Harrison Ford runs from a giant boulder chasing him through a tunnel. The rock represents everything I hate about aging: aches, pains, depression, menopause, night sweats and depression. (I realize I mentioned depression twice, but it’s on my mind so I’m leaving it.)…

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7 Fat-Burning Walking Workouts (plus survey results!)

A couple months ago I sent out a survey asking a bunch of nosy questions.  It was all with the best of intentions. The goal was to find out what you and other Ageless After 50 women find most challenging in regards to weight loss and getting in shape. First of all, if you were…

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7 Best and worst exercises for an achy back

Pop quiz! Guess what I did to celebrate my birthday this week: Wrestled an alligator live on national TV Draped myself in bubble wrap and rolled down a hill Got X-rays of my spine at the local hospital I think we know the answer. Clearly, alligator wrestling and rolling down hills sounding like human popcorn…

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5 ways to get better results from any workout

Regardless of the time of day I get to the gym, I’m guaranteed to find one thing every single time. Can you guess it? Here’s a hint, it’s one of these: A. People with a severe case of bed head B. Weights strewn all over the gym as if a bomb went off in the center…

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3 Keys To Get Started and Keep Going

I’m writing this on Christmas Day. I told myself I would take the day off, but you know what? It feels good to get some of my thoughts on paper. Besides that, writing this keeps me from diving headfirst into the bag of ridiculously calorically-rich candy my parents sent me. Every year my mom and…

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Top 10 Ageless After 50 posts of 2016

It’s hard to believe it’s the end of another year. And, from what I can gather, most people would rather forget 2016 ever happened.    In fact, people who write about history could leave it out of any future textbooks and no one would complain. Let’s just close the lid, nail it shut, dust off…

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The only New Year's resolution you need in 2017 (plus a new video!)

I remember turning my cat calendar over to July 25th this year and joking to my husband, “Only five months until Christmas!” We both laughed at how fast time flies. That was five minutes ago.    And once again, here we are, bringing the cat to the vets for her annual holiday ornament eating emergency.…

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Fat-burning, low-impact, home workout

I skipped the gym today. If you know me at all, you know there’s only one reason why I’d do such an outlandish thing.       In short: Call the coroner. Wait! Just kidding. I’m still alive. What, you ask, would cause me to make such a life-altering move and ruin my day before…

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How to turn your daily routine into a firm-up plan

I usually save workout posts for Thursday, but I felt this topic combines motivation with a bit of fitness thrown in, so it still qualifies for a Monday Motivation.     Besides, with the holidays around the corner it’s a good idea to think proactively so January 1 doesn’t blindside you… “What?? I just finished scooping…

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 7 fitness & weight loss hacks no one tells you

I am a huge fan of scary movies — not gratuitously violent films like The Texas Chainsaw Massacre – but more of the Jurassic Park, Cloverfield and, more recently, the Lights Out, variety (if you haven’t seen it, and can afford to skip a night of sleep, it’s a “must see”).    It makes no…

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