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Every Thursday I tackle these popular topics of interest to women over 50. I wrap it all up in a humorous package to make it easy to digest.

In the process I also give you a glimpse into the struggles of my own life – the good, the bad, the scary, and the comedic.

I promise you will always walk away with real, actionable advice you can use.

It’s why my blog was recently awarded the #1 Fitness Over 50 Blog in a recent survey.

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Linda

 

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How to find hidden clues to unlock weight loss

I had two cavities filled yesterday. And no, my blog has not been hijacked by a 7-year old. But I realize that statement doesn’t make sense.   Eating Frosted Flakes and Pop-Tarts for breakfast and snacking on candy necklaces gives you cavities. How the heck do you get...

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How to create a minimalist workout plan

We’re in the process of transitioning from an electric stove to a gas stove.  That single, harmless sounding sentence contains six months worth of price shopping, no-show workmen, and enough angst to take us to the end of 2017 and halfway into 2018. Let me explain....

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3 Exercises women over 50 should never do

I was almost struck by lightning once. It happened during a visit to a client’s house in Connecticut many years ago.  I specify Connecticut because here in Southern California lightning storms are as common as a salad without sliced avocado. In other words: never...

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How to get motivated exercising at home

In the 20 years I worked as an in-home trainer, I quickly realized home workouts are a lot like going on a new ride at the local fair: You're halfway through before you realize it's scarier than you anticipated, you're not having fun, and you're screaming at the ride...

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3 Ways to get the scale unstuck

After sitting here for literally an hour trying to come up with an opening sentence, I realize the problem. These blogs would be so much easier if I led an exciting life.   I would start by saying things like, “I just returned from an African safari and here’s what I...

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Should you eat before your workout?

I was going to jump right into the meat of this post for a change, skip all the rigamarole.   But then I worried you’d think my life had finally straightened itself out and all was hunky dorey in my world. Such is not the case. For example, the other night I couldn’t...

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How to get better results by taking a break

Our neighbors had an outdoor party the other night. Normally, I have no trouble getting to sleep, but that fact changes when an entire yard full of people decide to sing to Italian songs at the top of their lungs just outside my window.    Are you freakin’ kidding...

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How to burn more calories all day long

It’s been a crazy week. How crazy, you ask? For one, a snake crawled up onto my car’s dashboard while I was driving last week.   Actually, it was likely a salamander but does it really matter? The scariest thing about it was knowing I absolutely must blog about it and...

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