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Ever wonder how fitness trends catch fire? Or whether popular exercise equipment and workout programs are based on actual science? Learn everything you wanted to know about exercise straight from the people who invent the products and create the workouts that make you sweat. Working with iconic fitness organizations including the American Council on Exercise, Nautilus, Stairmaster and the National Academy of Sports Medicine, Pete McCall is an educator, blogger and media spokesperson who has ...
 
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The old proverb, "Necessity is the mother of invention" accurately sums up how Sarah Bowmar has evolved from a young woman interested in working out to being on stage as a fitness competitor to promoting fitness programs on social media to starting a supplement company with her husband, Bowmar Nutrition. Throughout her career in fitness, Sarah has …
 
This post is full of gifts mom wants for Mother’s Day, but doesn’t even know she does! Did you know 40% of moms fake reactions to gifts they don’t like? Makes me wonder about all those poems I wrote when I was younger. She never used, “Interesting.” That’s code for, not my taste, but whatever you like. LOL! It’s no joke, mom doesn’t even know what …
 
The more that researchers study sleep, the more they learn about how important it is for optimal health. In a recent study published in the journal Nature Communications, researchers observed that adults between the ages of 50 and 70 who average less than 6 hours of sleep per night had a 30% HIGHER risk of developing dementia and losing cognitive f…
 
Midlife exercise myths run have a width continuum. Here’s the biggest, not even suggested in this post: these myths are truer the older you are. If you’re in your 50s those habits decrease exercise benefits. If you’re in your 60’s they’re derailing you. But in your 70s, they’re a downright train wreck. But back to those of you in your 50s. The dama…
 
Once upon a time the prevailing thought was that athletes should AVOID lifting weights because adding muscle would reduce their athletic ability (seriously). The major reason why football players did two-a-day practices and baseball players had weeks of spring training was to get in playing shape for their respective sports. Now in 2021 professiona…
 
The relentless adoption of technology has resulted in a crisis: human movement is at an all-time low. Regular physical activity is essential for optimal health for ALL ages, but especially for children who crave activity. Exercise is physical activity for a purpose, while general physical activity includes all of the daily tasks related to living s…
 
High impact during menopause? Are you thinking that might get you hurt? With the wrong start and progression, it might. If you’re extremely fragile, or have co-existing conditions, it’s also not advised. But for other women transitioning through menopause, you need to look closely at what you’re doing, and what you believe. Two Groups: High Impact …
 
What are the reasons you’re not losing weight with exercise even when you’re trying? It varies from woman to woman, but there are common denominators for midlife women. Explore these if you can’t get that needle to move. And I’ll share another podcast you might love too. Flipping 50 Fitness Specialist This episode is brought to you by the Flipping …
 
Aging happens to everyone, the passing of time will affect our bodies and change the way we are able to use them. Exercise, more specifically, consistent exercise along with practicing other healthy lifestyle habits like good nutrition and sleep, is the only thing that can change how time effects your body. No matter how old you are right now, tomo…
 
One of the biggest myths in exercise is that lifting weights is the only way to become strong. The truth is that your own body is all you need. Yes, using external resistance can obviously develop strong muscles, BUT it’s not necessary, especially if you know how to use your body and move it the right way. Mike Fitch is a movement coach and persona…
 
The number one hormone to watch out for ... it's not what you think. My Guest: Dr. Mariza Snyder is a functional practitioner, women’s hormone expert and the author of eight books: Her newest book, The Essential Oils Menopause Solution, focuses on solutions for women in perimenopause and menopause and her #1 National Bestselling book, The Essential…
 
The average weight gain during the pandemic was 1.5 lbs. a month according to a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. As of May 2021, that’s 20 lbs. The results were gathered by monitoring Smart Scales using Bluetooth technology with the permission of scale owners. Subjects were Smart Scale owners mean age 51. Shelter in …
 
Fitness does not just take place within the four walls of a gym or studio or home, it can happen almost anywhere there is space to move. Brandon Wagner is a personal trainer from Tucson, AZ. Marc Coronel is a personal trainer who lives in Las Vegas, NV. Not only do they make a living by making clients sweaty, but Brandon and Marc are master trainer…
 
Wonder how many repetitions to fatigue you should do? You're not alone. This Flipping 50 community question comes from Shelly and our Insiders Facebook group. (link below) The Question: "20 for a set or a full minute, am I using too heavy of weights if I fatigue at 6 or 7? Maybe better question is “is there a MINIMUM number of reps [I] should be do…
 
From improving health to burning calories to growing muscle to slowing down the aging process, exercise provides many important benefits. However, there is not one single type of workout that you should be doing, rather, performing a variety of different activities can be the best way to achieve the results that you want from your fitness routine. …
 
Once upon a time it would take weeks or months to travel from one part of the world to another. However, now that it's 2021, you can hop on a jet and be almost anywhere on the globe within a matter of hours. As a result, the international economy is extremely interconnected allowing entire industries to expand to different markets in order to creat…
 
Thriving relationships with anyone else start with the one you have with yourself. Your physical body and the nurturing you give it and your mind are propelling you forward or holding you back. My guest Sandy Sembler is an internationally recognized embodiment & feminine coach and creator of the SakredShe program, empowering women to “break up” wit…
 
The dictionary is the ONLY place where success comes before work; when it comes to fitness it seems as if people are always looking for a way to hack the body to get results without having to spend hours in the gym. Some shortcuts are high risk for minimal rewards while others are downright dangerous. However one technique, the Kaatsu Method of blo…
 
Warning! If you believe any of these myths about strength training, my goal is to turn your thoughts before you're finished listening. If you're here, happening to read the show notes, and you're not strength training, I made this with you in mind. But, there are three other women that I want to reach. Are you here? the woman who thinks yoga, Pilat…
 
If you’re looking at exercise choices thinking you want cardio for fat loss, let’s break that down. In this episode I’ll share: The myth came from … More calories burned during cardio than weight training The calories in calories out myth Why the myth still exists Doctors still give the advice Trainers still give this advice The advice isn’t ALL wr…
 
Strength is the ability of muscles to generate force against an external resistance. Strength training is often thought of as being for the young and fit, however, over the course of the aging process, the human body can lose up to 10% of muscle mass per decade and regular strength training can slow down age-related muscle loss. The research sugges…
 
The best nutrient is pleasure? According to my guest on this episode, it’s so. Once you understand the reason why, I think you’ll be hooked. During nutrition month it was a given that I host a dietitian. I found the perfectly unique expert. I absolutely loved this discussion with my guest. I think you’ll discover that our short list of questions wi…
 
For years the prevailing wisdom on exercise for older adults has been that as we get into our sixties that we should 'slow down' or 'take it easy' and maybe not do so much exercise. Nothing could be further from the truth, as we age we need to remain consistent with exercise and that means exercising to a point of fatigue. Exercise is stress impose…
 
Aging is going to happen, there is nothing that can be done to stop or reverse the passage of time; HOWEVER, there is a growing body of evidence to suggest that regular exercise can be the means for slowing the aging process and maintaining optimal health well into our later years. Dr. Norman Lazarus is a MD and PhD who researches how exercise help…
 
What is CoQ10, what's its function, and what other supplements could still be helpful in boosting immunity (or natural detox) now? That's the topic of this episode with my friend and detox expert, Bridgit Danner. Inspired by a post she did in February, heart health month, I reached out to her. It dawned on me that though we all got serious about su…
 
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