The Fit Over 40 Health & Nutrition Blog for Women

Five Strategies to Breakthrough Weightloss Plateaus

weight loss Jun 05, 2020

When it comes to weightloss, one of the most prevelant questions I hear most often is all about plateaus. Plateaus can challenge even the most dedicated woman and cause a cascade of emotions (and reactions) when we aren't seeing the results we want on the scale.

For most of us, the response to a plateau is to panic. We automatically assume we are doing something wrong so we get hyper critical...

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The Best Online Workout Resources

fitness May 29, 2020

Ever since countries across the world issued lockdown orders to help flatten the curve and mitigate the impact of the coronavirus, people have been stuck at home looking for new workout resources.

For some of us, who already have a sweet home gym, this didn't necessarily bother us. But for the rest of us, it's an issue. Not everyone has a dedicated workout space or even knows what you need...

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Why Women should Eat Carbs for Optimal Health

One if the biggest misconceptions women have about weight loss is that they need to cut carbs from their diet. They believe that carbs are bad for them, that carbs make them fat.  Just another reason not to trust the food we eat and opt for a crazy fad diet. Stop. The. Madness.

As a nutrition coach I advocate that my clients definitely eat carbs. As a mom and a woman who lives a...

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The Reason why Fad Diets Don't Work

My diet starts Monday.

Sound familiar? Well it was my mantra for many years as I yo-yo’d through a ton of fad diets. I swapped meals for shakes, I counted points, I obsessed over calories, I measured, I ate meals that left me hungry & unsatisfied and I hated every minute. I started and re-started, always looking for that ‘perfect’ diet and always hopeful that someday I...

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How to Set Up a Workout Space at Home

Working out at home is important for many people who want to incorporate fitness into their lives without getting a gym membership. Especially during the pandemic that has closed gyms and fitness studios. That's why I felt it was important to share some home gym essentials so you can easily set up and define your home gym area. Getting fit doesn't have to happen in a gym. You absolutely can get...

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The Basics of Plant Based Eating

nutrition Feb 07, 2020

One of the most prevalent trends I see today as women's nutrition coach, is the shift to eating a plant based diet.

I see a greater focus on eating more whole foods (which is optimal) and awareness that processed foods are contributing to the obesity epidemic. However, that being said, I still get a lot of questions about adopting a plant free eating style and I encounter many myths which...

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The Real Reasons Why you Can't Lose Weight

As we make the shift into the new year, the diet industry is out in full force. Everywhere you look, there are ads and videos on how to lose weight quickly or on some 'magic' pill or plan that is going to make all the difference for you.

I'm just going to call all that hype what it is: bullshit.

That doesn't stop many of us from wanting to believe the hype. Of hoping that THIS TIME it will be...

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