Don't Sleep On Strength Training


Establishing a fitness routine in your 40s can feel like navigating uncharted territory. You might be wondering, "Should I lift weights or try to run a few miles?" Turns out you can actually have two best friends contrary to what Jessica/Jennifer/Ashley said to us in 4th grade. Both strength training and cardio offer amazing benefits for women over 40, but they target your body in different ways.

But then why does cardio get all the hype? ...(besides the fact that we grew up on Billy Blanks infomercials)  Let's take a look at why you shouldn't sleep on strength training.

Building a Better You with Strength Training

Strength training, also known as resistance training, involves using weights, resistance bands, or even your own body weight to challenge your muscles. And I won't act like I haven't used pantry items as weight before. Here's why it's a game-changer for women over 40:

  • Boosts Metabolism: Muscle burns more calories than fat, even at rest. So, strength...
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Walk This Way

exercise Jul 26, 2023

I know you can hear the guitar riff of that song right now. You know I love a vintage hit, so I thought it would be perfect for today's post. I want to talk about walking, I know, big shocker

Walking is the most natural, accessible, and budget-friendly exercise out there. There are TONS of impressive benefits to surpassing the 8000-step mark. 

I know 8000 steps may seem like a big number (I encourage my clients to do 10,000), but it really is attainable! It doesn't need to be a big chunk; actually, little walks throughout the day are BETTER. Just move any way you can throughout the day. Walk while talking on the phone or scrolling social media. Do walking meetings with coworkers or set up a standing desk or treadmill desk for your WFH gig. Even parking further from the store or, yes, taking the stairs...I know, I know...makes a HUGE difference. 

Here are some of the benefits:


Boosted Cardiovascular Health

Walking more than 8000 steps a day gets your...

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