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Over 50 And Want To Stay Young and Healthy? Do This.

Cathy Richards is an expert when it comes to the key things you need to think about when it comes to wellness and aging in a healthful manner. Mindset is a huge determinant of healthy aging. We tend to expect that things can be fixed quickly, but quick changes are not sustainable. It’s all about the small changes and letting…
Podcast Ep 23: How to Reach Your Ideal Weight

Podcast Ep 23: How to Reach Your Ideal Weight

  After we turn 30, we lose 1% muscle mass every year. The good news is that we can grow muscle mass at any age. If you have never worked out before or haven’t trained in a while, check out Get Strong Over 40, the only beginner strength training program made especially for women over 40. This program is designed…
Podcast Ep 22: Over 40? Over 50? How To Live Healthy, Improve Your Quality of Life and Increase Longevity

Podcast Ep 22: Over 40? Over 50? How To Live Healthy, Improve Your Quality of Life and Increase Longevity

“What good is increasing how many years we have if we are living most of those years in rapid decline?” - Rachel Van Pelt  Dr. Rachel Van Pelt is a healthspan scientist and coach who helps people in midlife increase their healthspan through physical activity, nutrition, sleep, and self care.  I know what you are thinking, but healthspan is not…
Podcast Ep 21: The Importance of Strength Training for Women Over 40

Podcast Ep 21: The Importance of Strength Training for Women Over 40

“Self care includes making sure that your body doesn’t fall apart. “ - Tina Tang. In this episode on Modern Aging, Risa and fitness trainer Tina Tang chat about why it is essential that we strength train especially once we are over the age of 40.  As we get older, we naturally lose muscle mass which is linked to body…
15 MIN FULL BODY WORKOUT For Beginners, Women Over 40 or After Recovering from Illness or Injury

15 MIN FULL BODY WORKOUT For Beginners, Women Over 40 or After Recovering from Illness or Injury

https://youtu.be/RFezReTUe5c Fitness Trainer Sarai takes us through a 15 Minute Full Body Workout for beginners, women over 40 or after recovering from illness or injury. This is a short and scalable workout, so you can ease into working out and later push yourself harder. All you need is a dumbbell and some space so you can workout at home. Here…

How To Start Working Out Again and Strength Training After Illness or Injury

https://youtu.be/js9mbVuvRGg If you haven’t been working out since the pandemic started, or you’ve been set back by an injury or illness or you’ve never worked out before, it’s time to change that! Fitness trainer Sarai White shares fitness tips to ease ourselves back into a regular workout plan after an illness or injury. Sarai grew up in a very active…
Podcast Ep 20: The Importance of Physical Therapy and How To Move As We Age

Podcast Ep 20: The Importance of Physical Therapy and How To Move As We Age

Melissa Lam is a physical therapist who is unlike other physical therapists.  She has a music degree and music background that molds her into a different kind of practitioner. She takes an integrative and holistic approach to care for patients’ musculoskeletal system. Melissa had issues with back pain and foot pain herself. She came to the field of physical therapy…
Strength Training Better Than Cardio? Better for Weight Loss? Myths and Benefits of Weight Training

Strength Training Better Than Cardio? Better for Weight Loss? Myths and Benefits of Weight Training

https://youtu.be/S5gxlwUGvk8 It doesn’t matter what age you are. Strength training is extremely beneficial for your physical health now and down the line. If you are over 40, strength training is even more critical to ensure that you can live a long and healthy life without relying on others for support. In the YouTube video linked above, Risa squashes five popular…
Why Women Over 40 Should Begin Weight Training Now

Why Women Over 40 Should Begin Weight Training Now

https://youtu.be/EzkX43fYQ0s As we get older, weight and strength training is critical to our well-being. Fitness trainer Tina Tang focuses on women over 40 when women’s bodies begin to change with the onset of menopause and other hormonal shifts. Strength training can help slow down the signs of aging and reduce disease especially osteoporosis and sarcopenia. Tina was active her whole…