”By our early 40s, most of us are losing muscle mass, at a rate of about 5 percent a decade, with the decline often precipitating a long slide toward frailty and dependence.” (G. Reynolds, New York Times, 2019)
By the time we're about 65 we start to lose strength at 30% per decade.
Chances are, you are in between these ages and your metabolism is about to plummet. Gaining 10 pounds during perimenopause is typical.
NONE OF THIS HAS TO APPLY TO YOU!!!
I hear it week after week. Women who want to lose 5, 10, 20, 50 pounds. Are you one of them? I'm not judging you if you are, by the way. My question is this: why? Why do you want to lose 12 pounds? Would 11 be good enough? Would 13 be too many? What is so magical about the number you want to see on the scale? I want to challenge you to really do some heart work here and keep asking yourself WHY this number holds so much power. Does it go back to childhood? Did someon
Let's be honest. Aren't there some workout moves that have become a little ho-hum lately? Maybe you're wondering how to spice up a plank or make lunges more challenging. Don't we want to get the most out of a workout AND enjoy it too? Here are 6 tricks to intensifying your next workout! 1. SNAIL. Let's take push-ups for example. Instead of repping them out one after another, I want you to slow down. It should take 2 breaths to get to the bottom of that push-up, and 2 b