Women Over 40 Health and Fitness Articles

Information dedicated to women over 40 health and fitness. Topics include food, fitness and lifestyle. Browse around to find topics of interest or use the search bar at the bottom to find something specific. Enjoy!

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mental challenge of getting in shape and strength training for women

Strength Training for Women: 5 Strength Building Moves Every Woman Must Know

Lean muscle mass is a woman's best friend when it comes to boosting metabolism.  Muscle also aids in protecting long-term mobility and adding sexy curves. What you may not realize is that strength training for women burns calories, helps reduce body fat and can help to keep hormones in balance ...
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Guacamole recipe using fresh avocado

Easy Guacamole Recipe: Spotlight on the Avocado, the Healthy Fat

This yummy guacamole recipe is a great way to add a little avocado to your diet. Avocado has gained popularity over the past few years in pace with the acceptance that healthy fats are part of a healthy diet.  The avocado is a great way to get plant-based healthy fats into ...
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Is Juicing Good for You?

Is Juicing Good For You? Not Really, and Neither Are These Other Crazy Diet Trends

Food trends and fad diets are a common occurrence in today's culture. We would all love to have a quick fix. To find the one thing that will finally shrink our waistline and end the growing obesity rates. Unfortunately many of those searches for the holy grail end up being ...
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Lose Weight from the Stomach

What is the Best Way to Lose Weight From the Stomach? How to Lose Belly Fat After 40

One of the most common questions I get is what is the best way to lose weight from the stomach? Excess belly fat is a common complaint for most women, especially for those over 40. Fat distribution caused by the swaying and shifting hormones that happen later in life cause ...
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Women lift weights

Should Women Lift Weights? Yes! Especially Women Over 40, and Here’s Why…

Very few women venture into the weight area at the gym. Those that do rarely go beyond the machines into the free-weight zone. It's a huge missed opportunity. When women lift weights they gain added benefit way beyond what a cardio routine can offer. Here's just a few. Strength Gains ...
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Eat Low Carb

Should I Eat Low Carb? Macro Smackdown, Debunking the Low Carb Myth

It's the new trend in diets. All of the headlines tout that you must eat low carb if you are going to lose weight, lose belly fat and improve your gut health. For the thirty years before that low-fat was all the rage. Supposedly we've learned our lesson, switched gears and ...
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