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STAYING FIT OVER 40

PILATES INSPIRED HOME WORKOUTS & MEAL PLANS

Category: Health & Wellness (page 1 of 2)

Understanding Sugar Cravings- Plus 11 Tips To Beat Them!

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sugar-bowlSugar is a toxin, which has been linked to obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, liver disease, mood disorders and even cancer. Not so sweet, huh? Continue reading

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7 Reasons Why Moving More & Sitting Less Should Be Your #1 Priority!

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Did you know that experts no longer believe that exercise needs to be in bouts that are longer than 10 minutes to gain health benefits? Well it’s true. Here’s what the experts now recommend. Continue reading

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Balancing Blood Sugar For Optimal Health & Weight Loss

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strawberry smoothieBlood sugar. I hear this word being tossed around all the time.

What exactly does it mean when it comes to your health and what does this have to do with weight loss anyways? Continue reading

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The Gut-Brain Connection: Feed Your Brain To Stay Healthy As We Age

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If there was ever a call for “digestive health,” this is it!Yes, it’s true. Your gut is considered your “second brain.” There is no denying it anymore. And because of the new scientific discoveries about the vagus nerve, the enteric nervous system, and the amazing influence your gut microbes can have, it’s no wonder what you eat feeds not only your body but can directly affect your brain. Continue reading

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Stretching For Happy, Healthy, Joints!

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seated-pigeonWhether you need to reduce STRESS, relieve ACHY joints, or IMPROVE your game stretching will help! Do these exercises weekly to notice the difference just one week can make! Continue reading

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Artificial Sweeteners May Have No Calories- But At What Cost?

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blueberry-lemon-cheesecakeYou probably know the negative health effects of eating too much sugar, especially “added sugars” like in soda pop, candy, baked goods, and many commercially-available cereals, just to name a few.  Added sugar is hiding just about everywhere in the grocery store.  But what about artificial sweeteners? Are these safe? Continue reading

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5 Ways To Balance Your Blood Sugar And Overcome Carb Cravings For Good!

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apple_donutAs women who want to stay strong, lean and fit as they age, we need to pay attention to our blood sugar. It’s not just a topic for people with type I or II diabetes or those who are insulin dependent to worry about. The thing is, blood sugar can fluctuate a lot, mess up your hormones, and turn on the carb cravings! Continue reading

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10 Tips To Lower Your Cortisol Naturally And Lose The Belly Fat

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relaxed-couple  STRESS!!! The causes are absolutely everywhere. Would you agree? How would you like to know how to naturally lower the stress hormone (Cortisol)? Continue reading

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Learn How To Improve Your Gut Health And Get Rid Of The Bloat

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Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.”

And while this may not be 100% true for every disease in every person, more and more research shows that our gut (digestive system) has a bigger role in many diseases than we used to think. And we’re not just talking about heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, IBS, IBD, etc. We’re talking about all kinds of issues like allergies, pain, belly bloat, mood disorders, and nutrient deficiencies. Continue reading

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The 6 Best Tips If You Want To Sleep Through The Night

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sleepHave you given up on sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? If getting a good nights sleep is one of your personal priorities then you are in the right place.  I have some great tips that I’ve tried (and an amazing recipe) for you that can make a big difference to the quality of sleep you are getting! Continue reading

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