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Weight Loss and Self-Love

Women, why are we so hard on ourselves? Why will we always look good “as soon as…?” And we all the know the joke about how men who are 30 pounds overweight look in the mirror and see a good-looking guy, while women who have 5 extra pounds see themselves as 30 pounds over! Except it’s not really a joke. Why do we love ourselves less when we weigh more?

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Lose Weight! Gain Friends!

Women over 50 have a higher rate of exercise adherence and weight loss when social support is in place. This includes social media support. Time to help each other stick to our goals, Boomer Chicks! Want to join our online community and say sayonara to those menopause pounds?

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Overweight and Over the Hill: Menopause and Weight Gain

I gained 10 pounds in 10 days. I do not have a tumor. Now I have to lose 10 pounds. I am a fitness pro who moves a lot and eats not a lot. I should not be gaining weight. But I am. Help encourage me, as it’s frustrating. Stupid menopause years.

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Should You Burn Your Bread (not Your Bra) to Lose Belly Fat?

Is it possible for menopausal women to eat carbs and not increase our “central body fatness and insulin resistance?” Can we eat bread, yet stay trim and healthy? According to science, it depends!

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Meditation, Menopause, and Memory

Who wants to reduce menopause symptoms, decrease stress, minimize weight gain, improve memory, and even boost longevity? All without needing to exercise. So how???

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Reducing Obesity – What Does and Doesn’t Work

Can you name 5 things that do NOT work to reduce fat? How about 5 things that are PROVEN to work if you have a weight loss and maintenance goal? Read on!

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Released in 2013 State of Slim

Why You Want to Lose Weight Affects Your Success

Is your current weight helping or standing in the way of you realizing your goals and dreams? What would your life be like if you were to lose weight, eat healthfully, and exercise regularly? Get new book, State of Slim to find out once and for always.

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How to Sit Less; Move More

Sitting a lot contributes to weight gain. Not just total time spent sitting, but uninterrupted sitting especially. But do you know why? And how to work in movement breaks? Are you finding yourself spending many hours at a computer, desk, or tv wondering how to find time to be active? Do you look at your cell phone in disbelief that you have been sitting for a loooooong time with no break? We have some fitspiration tips for you.

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Menopause and Weight Gain: Grrrrr

Have you noticed how hard it is to keep weight off when menopause hits? What is the most effective method for preventing or reversing that midlife weight gain? Is there a magic pill? Maybe…..

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I Want to Get Fit, but How to Start?

Susan is a 55-year-old boomer and needs to lose 50 pounds. But she works full-time, then goes home and cares for her aging parents. Did we mention she doesn’t actually WANT to exercise, she just knows she needs to. Wonder what the best way is for her to get started?

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