• You Still Got It, Girl! The After 50 Fitness Formula For Women, by Debra Atkinson
    You Still Got It, Girl! The After 50 Fitness Formula For Women

    By Debra Atkinson – Excerpt Aerobic activity could make you fat. A study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research had 81 previously sedentary premenopausal women walk 30 minutes three times a week without changing diet....

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    Coconut Chicken Chowder

    Submitted by Debra Atkinson – Gluten-free, Grain-free, Dairy-free goodness.   If you’re looking for ways to increase the flavor and variety while you change your diet to one that’s more gut-friendly this option is wonderful. It tastes...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    Tailgate (or anytime) Recipes That Won’t Sideline You

    Even if you or your tailgate guest don’t have food sensitivities these snacks will disappear. Go off the grid with some healthier options that don’t have dairy, gluten or grains, not to mention the packaged and processed...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • What Athletes Know You Need To Know About Your Core: The Truth About Abs

    Your core and Abs, hold everything together! It brings the lower and upper body together, and strength is paramount to a healthy physique. Sprinting Trains Abs Think of the last sprinter at any level that you saw....

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    What’s The Best Time to Lose the Fat?

    If you’re changing your nutrition and exercise habits for the better two questions might come to mind. What’s the best time to exercise? And should I eat before exercise? A 2010 study published in the Journal of...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    Working Your Willpower

    Willpower comes in limited supply. It’s just another in a long line of reasons why you should decrease stress. Reducing life stressors helps not only decrease cortisol, but it also helps you not have to use your super...

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  • after 50 energy and productivity plan
    The After 50 Energy and Productivity Plan

    By Debra Atkinson – First thing in the morning: 8-16 oz water with fresh lemon Coffee (writing time) Pre-exercise fuel: Dependent on the type, time and intensity of the exercise Banana and Peanut butter Lundberg rice cakes...

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    Take a Walk Outside

    It’s no secret that now heart disease is the number one killer among women. During post-menopause, you are at greater risk due to lower amounts of the heart – health protection hormone, estrogen. You may need to...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    Hormones, Stress and Weight Gain

    By Debra Atkinson – You have nearly a dozen hormones acting on you at any one time. It’s no wonder if you feel “off” sometimes. The hormone that gets your attention first is often estrogen. When it...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    Best Time of Day To Exercise

    Your circadian rhythm affects everything from energy or fatigue to temperature and hormones. In turn, at certain times of the day, you may more naturally be successful with exercise or cognitive thinking. Even if you schedule activity...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    Calories In–Calories Out Simply Doesn’t Add Up

    Do you still believe in fairytales? I’ll bet you’ve accepted Cinderella and Snow White were fiction. Yet, with all the evidence that we have dieting and calorie counting doesn’t work we still want to believe. The way to...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Strength Training

    By Debra Atkinson− The following is an excerpt from Navigating Fitness After 50: Your GPS For Choosing Programs and Professionals You Can Trust on strength training. The simple truth is without strength training you’re going to be...

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