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 – Lock in your fitness goal

fitness goal

  Do you want to be fitter? Do you want to be healthier or lose weight but just can’t seem to sustain it? I might have the answer to helping you achieve your goal. We all know that we want to be healthier and be fitter and more active even as we age.  However, sometimes we just can’t seem to… Read more »

Why having a purpose is the key to positive aging

positive aging

  Did you know the people of Okinawa are known to have the largest population of people who live to 100?  I read this in Dr James Rouse’s book, ‘Are you willing to show up and live your best life?’. One reason for the Okinawans’ longevity is that they live by ‘Ikigai’ which means everyone has a reason for being… Read more »

Positive Aging How Pets improve our health & well being

Pets and health

  I love my grandpuppy! Yes I have a grandpuppy who is a Miniature Schnauzer and is so cute – she even has her own Instagram account https://www.instagram.com/wallis_the_pooch/ check here out!  Her name is Wallis and she thinks she is a human and sometimes so do I. Each week when I visit my grandson, Wallis races to say hello and… Read more »

6 Ways to Love Yourself Today

love yourself

  ‘Love is all around us and so the feeling grows’ as the words of the famous song go.  BUT and it is a big BUT are you loving you?  In my previous post, I wrote about Love and why you should love yourself first. No it isn’t selfish, it is paramount to your health and happiness. Not feeling the… Read more »

Make your feet say ahhh….. with these comfy flip flops

flip flops

  Do you suffer from Tired, aching feet and legs?  Lower back pain?  then You need to keep reading. I run long distances so I punish my poor feet and they certainly cry out for comfort after a long run. This week I was sent two pairs of Archline Australia Flip Flops, I had just returned from a run and… Read more »

Positive Aging – Nutrition for Over 50s

Nutrition for over 50s

  Part of positive aging is maintaining good health and well being is adopting an eating lifestyle that provides good nutrition.  What we eat as we age is vital to not only good physical health but also our mental health. I recently completed a course through FutureLearn.com ‘Strategies for Successful Aging’ and one area discussed was Nutrition for Healthy Aging… Read more »

Tired of dieting? 3 Reasons You Need to Stop Dieting today

Reasons to stop dieting

    Are you tired of constantly dieting and not getting any results?  I hope you are sitting down when you read this BUT You need to stop the diet today to be healthier and happier. The word ‘diet’ has become synonymous with losing weight and we obsess about how much we weigh and what we can and can’t eat. … Read more »

How to Achieve a Healthy Weight Range

HEALTHY WEIGHT RANGE

  In a previous post, I wrote about Why You Need to know what a Healthy Weight Range is and the health risks associated with being overweight.  If you missed it, CLICK HERE. So we know ‘Why’  and now I’m going to discuss How you can achieve and maintain it. How  to achieve a healthy weight range? CLICK HERE DOWNLOAD… Read more »

Why You need to know what a Healthy Weight Range is

  Next week is Healthy Weight Week in Australia and the statistics for overweight and obesity in adults AND children is not good!  As a society we need to take a good look at why the numbers look this way and what we can do about it. Having a week to focus on healthy eating and exercise will help short… Read more »

Easy ways to maintain your fitness after 50

Fit Fabulous Healthier Happier

If you haven’t been exercising regularly you might be thinking about easy ways to maintain your fitness over 50.  It is a fact that we age but that doesn’t mean that we should give up on exercise.  Regular exercise is even more important as we age to strengthen our bones, keep us flexible and improve our general mental well-being. If… Read more »

The Best Ways to Exercise without breaking the budget

exercise

What are the best ways to exercise without breaking the budget?  This is a question we ask ourselves when we want to start a new exercise program.   One of the reasons people give for not even starting to exercise is that they ‘can’t afford it’. Gym fees, personal trainers or classes are great but they can become expensive. For me,… Read more »

Let Go, Accept Yourself and Start Living

Let go, accept yourself and live

Will this year be a Happy New Year?  Will it be the ‘same old, same old’ or are you ready to make some positive changes in your life? We start out each year with good intentions, however, by the end of January or maybe February if you are lucky, life has taken over and those good intentions have been pushed… Read more »