Category Archives: Midlife Health & Wellness

Over 50s Midlife Health Wellness.  Tips for Over 50s to keep healthy and lead an active lifestyle in midlife and beyond. Loads of information about Exercise, fitness, diet, healthy eating, yoga, mindfulness, happiness, healthy in mind, body and soul.  At Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond we take a holistic approach for total health and wellness.  Join the Fab Fitters at the #couchpotatotofabfit Facebook group for daily motivation and support in your journey to be fit, fabulous, healthier and happier.  Good health is all about making lifestyle choices in eating and with exercise.  Just 30 minutes of exercise each day and eating a well-balanced diet will keep you fit and healthy.  Subscribe to www.sizzlingtowardssixty.com.au and receive the free E-book ‘From Couchpotato to Fab Fit’.

Fit & Fabulous Good Posture – Why it is vital for Good Health

good posture

Do you ever watch ‘period dramas’ such as Pride and Prejudice or more recently Downton Abbey?  Everyone, men and women, held themselves so straight, with head high and shoulders back.  It was an important part of the social graces and girls were trained for hours in the art of deportment. These days with more of us sitting longer hunched over… Read more »

Are you a healthy role model for your children and grandchildren?

Be a healthy role model for your children and grandchildren

In Meaningful Mondays this week I discussed the importance of being a role model.  We are all role models and don’t need celebrity to make a difference in other’s lives. My question today is: Are you a healthy role model for your children and grandchildren? I DON’T MEAN you have to be running marathons, exercising non-stop or never eating anything… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous: 5 easy ways to lower your stress in under a minute

There are times when we are feeling stressed and just don’t have time for a full on workout.   I was reading a health magazine and it mentioned one-minute stress tips  It made me think about what strategies I could use to reduce stress quickly. Here are 5 easy ways to lower your stress in under a minute Breathe Concentrating on… Read more »

How do you rate on the Life Happiness and Contentment Scale?

Life happiness and contentment

How do you rate on the Life happiness and contentment scale? Do you ever take the time to assess how your life is tracking in the happiness and contentment department? My 3 month report card – I need to check in to see if my quest to Simplify my life for increased happiness and contentment working. It was my Word… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous : Yoga does not have an age limit – 5 benefits of Yoga

Over 50s 5 Benefits of Yoga

Over 50? Do you know why Yoga is so good for you? Do you know the benefits of even 10 minutes yoga practice daily? I have discovered a few things about yoga since I started practicing over the last year. At first I had my doubts about whether I could do it and actually felt it was more for people… Read more »

Self Awareness: 10 simple ways to be kinder to yourself – starting today

10 simple ways to be kinder to yourself today

Did you read my 4 quotes to encourage You to be kinder to yourself ? No? Then do yourself a favour and take five minutes to read these quotes which will hopefully inspire you to start treating yourself with more respect and kindness.  We spend time showing kindness to others but usually come up short when being kind to ourselves…. Read more »

Fit & Fabulous: 4 Ways to Get Back On Track When Life Gets In the Way

getting back on track with your fitness goals

  My week has been pretty mixed in all areas, so not feeling on top of the world. I’m not going to beat myself up though. We all have our up and down days but the important thing is to ACCEPT these times and then GET BACK ON TRACK. Part of a healthy lifestyle is accepting when things aren’t going… Read more »

Self Awareness: 4 Quotes to encourage You to be kinder to yourself

Quotes be kind to yourself

Want to know why you aren’t feeling fit and fabulous? Perhaps you are too busy being there for everyone but not taking the time to be kind to yourself? Whatever the reason, you need to make time for YOU to nourish your mind, body and soul.  Part of total well being is taking the time to nurture yourself. You can… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous: Why you need a Wellness Retreat

Wellness Retreat

  Have you wanted to step out of the world for one day and just concentrate on your inner self?  This post is about my experience at a one day Wellness retreat. Taking time to reflect and nourish your mind, body and spirit is vital to our overall health and well-being.  It is an opportunity to find yourself and take… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous: 3 reasons why you should enter a Fun Run or Walk

3 reasons to enter a fun run or walk

Want to get fit and also help a worthy cause? Then you should enter a fun run or walk. Remember you don’t have to run YOU CAN JUST WALK, GET FIT AND HAVE FUN. Most people associate Fun Runs with having to run and run long distances. However, this isn’t necessarily the case.  Whilst, there are those who enter because… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous: Stop beating yourself up when you fall off the fitness track

Stop beating yourself up when you fall off the fitness track

  Over at my #couchpotatotofabfit Facebook Group, the Fab Fitters are working towards their own personal health goals for the month. Our goals are all different. One member wants to walk 10,000 steps each day.  Another is wanting to lose weight. Another member wants to improve core strength by increasing the length of time she can hold a plank. Whatever,… Read more »

Self Awareness: Finding Stillness in your Day

Finding Stillness in your day

    My husband and I recently attended a Wellness day in the beautiful Gold Coast hinterland.  It was a retreat from the world for one day where we could leave our problems at home and concentrate on nourishing our souls. One of the sessions was about ‘Calming the Heart’ and Sally MacKinnon who facilitated, started by reading this beautiful… Read more »