Tag Archives: midlife

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 »

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 »

Easy ways to maintain your fitness after 50

easy ways to maintain fitness over 50

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 »

5 ways to a A Fit & Fabulous New Year

5 ways to a fit and fabulous new year

Okay it is a New Year and thoughts turn to making changes in our lives. We are bombarded through social media about the next ‘big’ thing to make us feel healthier and happier. Some things work and others don’t. We can be sucked into a false hope only to be shattered or disappointed because nothing seems to be working. I’ve… Read more »

Midlife Motivation #2 – 5 Favourite Friendship Quotes

Friendship quote

Friends and friendship is such an important part of our life both emotionally, mentally and physically.  Nothing can compare to the relationships we share with our closest friends.  However, there are different types of friendship and also friendships which we may need the to courage to walk away from. I’ve written before about Friendship and in particular a group of… Read more »

Midlife Motivation #1 – 5 Quotes to Inspire Your Day

Being a woman of midlife (& beyond) we can sometimes forget how special we are.  We certainly haven’t reached our ‘used by date’ and have so much to offer.  I know so many inspirational women in the 50+ age range who are not sitting back and just accepting ‘their lot in life’.  They are getting out there and being part… Read more »

Osteoporosis – What it means to you in Midlife & Beyond

Osteoporosis Midlife & Beyond

October 20 is World Osteoporosis Day and a time to remind us about maintaining good bone health, especially from Midlife. Each day for the next 5 days I will be posting information and tips on how Osteoporosis is diagnosed, ways to maintain strong bones, foods that may help to prevent Osteoporosis why balance & strength training should be included in… Read more »

The Mental Health Benefits of Unplugging for a Day

Mental Health benefits of unplugging for a day

Social media, smartphones and computers are an important part of many people’s lives and it isn’t always a positive thing.  We live in an age of instant gratification and sharing our lives through media such as Facebook and Twitter.  If we want to know something our first thought is usually ‘I’ll just Google it’. Whilst technology has made life easy… Read more »