Is it possible to lose weight if you are working, traveling and providing care to aging parents? Amy and Patti are friends who have pledged to lose 50 pounds between them over a 7-month period. But they don’t know how. And when they aren’t working or traveling for work, they are the caregivers for their parents. Five tips for realistically losing weight and keeping it off when you’re overtired, overworked, stressed out and have no time to exercise.
Are you striving to improve some of your habits? Aren’t we all. Get simple, real life tips from the Healthy Habits to Change Your Life panel of experts I was part of at BlogHer. Which habits from this list do you already employ?
After speaking at and attending hundreds of events, Alexandra and I have 8 healthy tips for eating out when at conventions. We hope our tips and experience help you reach your road food goals in a satisfying, healthy, easy way. Can you guess even 3 of the suggestions?
“What food is healthy?” This is a question we are asked quite frequently, mostly by our university students, but also by our 60- and 70-year-old students.The answer is quite simple at first glance, yet in practice deceptively difficult. While you’re deciding what’s healthy for you, go ahead and enter our giveaway for a Bob’s Red Mill – Whole Grains, Wholly Amazing gift card.
Once you’re past 50, it gets harder to “pass” the blood test at your annual exam. A vitamin and mineral deficit seems to exist for even the healthiest boomer, and it’s common to be advised to start taking multivitamins. For those of us who choke on pills, a chewable gummy vitamin might just be the solution.
Food is a hot topic. Or a hot dish (people from Minnesota will understand). At the BlogHer Food conference in Austin, Texas, we learned about recipes, kitchen tips, food security, writing skills, food photography & more. And we ate! And we learned. Then we ate some more.
Exercise, Food, Weight Loss & Menopause (and Water for People): Notes From the IDEA Personal Trainer Institute:
What are some of the important upcoming fitness trends? What does the latest research indicate is the “best” way to get and stay healthy? Can someone really give you a cold or are you taking the cold from them? And what do menopause and HIIT have in common?
After 3 decades each teaching fitness on 4 continents in 4 languages, Alexandra and I have had posed to us a lot of interesting fitness questions. As you might suspect, people all over the world have similar concerns and workout goals. And many of the questions repeat. Over time, generations, and borders. Over and over.
Can you guess which questions are the most common?
What do the Natural Products Expo and Thailand have in common? Delicious food, of course! Do you want some recipes? You do, oh yes, you do.
Are you frustrated by the weight gain that seems unavoidable with menopause? How do you address its effects on your body without getting too moody or overwhelmed? Guest blogger, Jody Goldenfield shares strategies and some personal stories to hep you minimize weight gain, deal with menopause changes, and move past frustration.