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’.

6 Steps to Starting an Exercise Program Today

Start Your exercise program today in 6 easy steps

  So you have thought about exercising and becoming fitter but haven’t been able to make it happen? We have all been there and my 6 Steps to Starting an Exercise Program will hopefully give you some direction and motivation to get off the couch and move. “I’m too old”, “I’m not fit”, “I’ll start tomorrow”, “I’m no good at… Read more »

Tips to Help Strengthen Your Back & Ease the Pain

If you suffer from back pain, like I do, you will know how limiting it can be. We live in a world of convenience – we have a remote to save us getting up to change the TV station, we take the elevator instead of stairs, we drive or catch public transport instead of walking. Not to mention, sitting for… Read more »

12 Daily Stretches to Improve Flexibility

12 daily stretches

Stretching is SO IMPORTANT, however, most of us don’t give this part of our exercise program the respect it deserves. These basic stretches will improve flexibility and help you avoid injury.  If you aren’t sure of what to do, book a session with a Personal Trainer, Physiotherapist or Osteopath who can show you the correct techniques. You should set aside… Read more »

Inspirational People Like You & Me – Katherine Stark On Top of the World!!

    Welcome to the first Inspirational Person in our series “Inspirational People – Not Celebrities – Everyday People Like You & Me”   I met Katherine Stark a couple of years ago and having recovered from an eating disorder to running 100km and conquering Base Camp in Nepal she is one truly inspirational gal! Katherine describes herself in one word… Read more »

Everything In Moderation – The Key to Enjoying Life’s Pleasures for Longer

Did you see the news item about the Marathon Runner who won Third Place After Literally Crawling Over Finish Line? http://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Austin-Marathon-Runner-Crawls-Over-Finish-Line-36885011 At first I thought wow that is gutsy determination and it was. I have to admit that I’m a little like that as I don’t like to give up on anything – my family and friends will agree with… Read more »

Time to Get Healthy so You can Sizzle!

  February 16 – 22 is Australia’s Healthy Weight Week an “initiative of the Dietician Association of Australia, raising awareness of the importance of achieving and maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle’.  Check out the link as they have a wealth of information on attaining a Healthy Weight. The key word here is Healthy.

Still Alice – Highlighting Alzheimer’s Disease

Julianne Moore is receiving rave reviews and received an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of Dr Alice Howard a linguistic professor who is facing the devasting early onset of Alzhemers disease. I was part of a book club a couple of years ago and one of our chosen books was Still Alice and it left a lasting impression on me. 

6 Easy Ways to Restore Balance In Your Life

6 steps to find balance in your life

Want to Restore Balance In Your Life? How do we find Balance in Our Life?  We work, have family and social commitments. Life is hectic.  Balance isimportant for those still working or raising a family or even retired. My six steps can be adapted to your lifestyle and will help to bring Balance Back to Your Life.

Just 20 minutes of exercise – It will make you feel better

Just 20 minutes of exercise

Its Saturday and I’ve just come back from my regular weekly run with my ‘Saturday Sisters’.  It was quite busy this morning with lots of people walking and jogging to start their day. I heard a couple talking as they walked past. He said ‘I don’t think we walked 6 km’ and his wife replied ‘It doesn’t matter at least… Read more »

Age Is Just A Number – No Matter What Age You Are

Live your life and forget your age

This quote says it all. I truly believe that life is what you make it.   As the saying goes ‘age is just a number’. There are some very ‘young’ and inspiring 80 year olds (which is what I’m aiming to be) and equally there are some of us in their 30s, 40s and 50s who feel old and unfulfilled.