The Science of Cravings – Ask Deniza

Neural networksThe neurons in our brain communicate with one another through the exchange of neurotransmitters (small molecules). These molecules fit into receptors on the surface of brain cells and lead to either stimulation or depression of the neuron's activity. Whether the neuron gets activated or depressed depends on the kind of neurotransmitter....more

Why Lifting Weights is an Absolute Must for Women Over 40

Here's another new one for me...lifting weights...and I am kicking myself for not doing it sooner. I am so excited about the weight lifting I have been doing and the results from it! As usual, I am thrilled to share this experience with you so you too can feel this good and have some additional results to celebrate....more

Some days workouts are challenging, but I showed up

Well the weekend was good. I had fun on my Saturday walk and worked hard helping hubby cut down a tree in the driveway on Sunday. Now the weekend is gone and it is time to get back my to my weekday routine of working in two workouts per day into the weekdays. So I got brunch for the hubby, packed his lunch and he headed off to work.I Stepped outside to take a peek at the sunshine we are having today and I noticed that the birdies had made a nice mess of the birdseed on the porch. So I swept the birdseed off the porch and headed back inside the house and headed for the treadmill....more

Stop Self Sabotage Once and For All

I am my own worst enemy sometimes. I set goals for myself, make a plan to achieve them, hit the ground running and then I systematically undercut myself until I ultimately fail. I know what I'm supposed to do, but I sometimes can't get out of my own way to get it done. Sound familiar? Why do we do this and how do we overcome it?...more

A Letter to the Discouraged Overweight Women Over 40

Dear Discouraged Overweight Women Over 40, I have been struggling a bit with what to write to help you with recently until I read a post on the Fit Found Me's Facebook Women Over 40 Losing Weight and Living Healthy group page. First, I am truly sorry you are feeling discouraged in your weight loss goals....more

Sugar Addiction: How I Broke Free

If you are like me, you love sugar. I love doughnuts, chocolate, pies, cakes, ice cream - practically anything with a high amount of sugar. I had a sugar addiction. However, I love how I feel right now more. I dramatically reduced my sugar intake over a year ago and will never look back. Sure, I have the occasional forbidden sugar loaded item, but I am ever so careful as I do not want to awake the sleeping giant, the sugar addiction....more

Beginner's Workout Calendar - Free

A few years ago I had no idea what a plank or a downward dog was. I didn't have a how to lose weight guide or even a real idea of where my weight loss was headed. I never considered myself an athlete, although I did take many years of dance and horseback riding growing up. My knowledge base of exercise consisted of a few memories of PE class and advertisements of Jane Fonda workout videos....more

It's Friday! I'm Sharing 2 BIG Lessons Learned This Week

Hi Guys! Excuse me while I take a moment to brag...I have been killin' it with my workouts for the last couple of weeks. My apple watch has been smokin' hot storing my activities. For 5 days a week I have been burning an average of 1100 calories with 2-3 workout sessions daily. Yes, 1100 extra burn dat fat calories!...more

How to Lose Weight: Did You Miss this Step? + Beginner's Workout Calendar for Women Over 40

A few years ago I had no idea what a plank or a downward dog was. I didn't have a how to lose weight guide or even a real idea of where my weight loss was headed. I never considered myself an athlete, although I did take many years of dance and horseback riding growing up. My knowledge base of exercise consisted of a few memories of PE class and advertisements of Jane Fonda workout videos. ...more

The Best Weight Loss for Women Over 40

Wondering how to be successful at losing weight and keep it off? Here are 4 steps to the best weight loss for women over 40 so you can begin losing weight today. These are the same tips I implemented into my life over 3 years ago when I lost over 30 lbs. Now I am fit and feel great like never before! When I started losing weight my dress size was 14, now I am a size 4, sometimes I can rock a 2! But more importantly than size of clothing is how I feel now that I have energy, strength and flexibility. ...more
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