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How To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

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 Get prepared for NO holiday weight gain this year! Ready to avoid holiday weight gain? Me Too! Didn’t work out so well for me last year so I am on a mission this season! We are about to embark on a really fun time of year – depending on how you look at it , […]

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Benefits Of Weight Training For Menopausal Women

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When we add the benefits of strength training to our regime, what used to be big tasks become seemingly smaller due to our new found strength. We’ll have more energy at the end of the day

Napping: Benefits and Tips


Napping Success

The napping room is calling your name!napping on the job

It’s 2 o’clock in the afternoon, post lunch and your last cup of coffee has long ago graced your desk and … you can barely keep your eyes open.  Your mind feels groggy, you feel like someone parked their dump truck full of gravel right where your eyelids go.  All you want to do is curl up under your desk for 20 minutes and take a nap. Just 20 minutes is enough to boost motor skill and focus.

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How To Stay Motivated For Your At Home Workouts

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Top Tips To Help You Stay Motivated For Your Home Workouts

There can be lots of distractions to help you stray from your at home workouts.  Let take a look at my top  10 tips to help keep you on track.  For even more information about MOTIVATION check out THIS ARTICLE

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How Many Calories To Eat

How many calories to eat

How many calories do I eat?

As a trainer for the past 25 years, I get the question about how many calories to eat. A lot.  In the past few weeks as the summer weather is in full swing and people are trying to lose last minute pounds I’ve been hearing the figure of 1200 calories a day pop up a lot lately.  I am not exactly sure how it is that we have gotten so hung up on the number of 1200 calories a day for women but let’s talk about why this is not going to work for most people.

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Balancing Insulin And Cortisol For A Smoother Menopausal Transition

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Today we are going to take a look at balancing insulin and cortisol, two hormones that can wreck havoc on both your peri-menopausal state and your fat loss goals if they are running rampant

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Creating Hormone Balance For Fat Loss And Optimal Health

Hormones for fat loss

So many times we think that fat loss and getting healthy is about calories in versus calories out, adding the right nutrition and the right amount and kinds of exercise but we forget about the huge impact hormone balance has on our fat loss and overall health. While those things ARE a large part of the equation, hormone balance plays a major role as well and just might be the thing that is holding you back from your goals.

If you feel like you have been doing “all the things” so diligently and you are frustrated because you are stuck…Stick with me.

This month we are going to dive into how hormones can affect your results and how you can make changes to help bring things back into balance.

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How To Lower Rates Of Alzheimer’s In Women.

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Tips To Lower Alzheimer’s In Women

June 21st is World Alzheimer’s Awareness Day.  Dementia and Alzheimer’s are serious subjects and I want to take the time to get real with you! It is so important to take care of your brain health now in order to  live a long, healthy life

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What Happens To Fat Cells During Menopause?

How Does Menopause Affect Weight Gain?

Watch this short video to learn what happens to fat cells during menopause.  Do they shrink, grow, multiply or divide?

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Perimenopausal Brain Fog…Help Is Here.

Help For Perimenopausal Brain Fog

June is National Brain Health Awareness month we are going to dive into matters of the mind.  As perimenopause and menopause set in so does brain fog.  It becomes quite clear that our brains don’t work quite like they used to. Our focus lacks, concentration is poor,  moods become unpredictable and anxiety can take hold.  too many times we think this is just something we have to deal with as we go through this change but there is definitely something we can do to help support our bodies and give our brains a hand at the same time!

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