Episode 72: Bringing Fitness Together with Jon Goodman

What does it mean when someone has been in the fitness industry for 17 years, written 11 books on the business of fitness, and published 1,000 articles from 800 different coaches, and insists on hiring a personal trainer to coach him? It means hiring a trainer is a really good idea. There is always something to be learned. Jon’s mission … Read More

Episode 71: Happiness is Not Passive…2021 Birthday Episode

Happiness doesn’t Come to you. Happiness comes from you. Have a listen to Judy’s birthday episode and see why she omits the “What-the-hell-effect”  from her mindset. The “What-the-hell-effect”  is when you decide to throw your healthy living behaviors away until the new year. It means you are giving up. It means you are choosing instant gratification often followed by guilt … Read More

Episode 69: Toxic Positivity

Pushing positivity at the wrong time can be detrimental to us and also ruin relationships. Sure a positive outlook can be helpful, except when we force it on others like a veneer coating. When we push negative emotions away we avoid dealing with them and they always come back to haunt us. Negative emotions can keep popping up like a … Read More

Episode 68: Stop thinking of Fitness as a Hobby

Investing in your health bank is a lot like investing in your financial nest egg. Think about it this way. What good is having ample finances if your midlife health and fitness are preventing you from enjoying your hard-earned nest egg? Your future brain, bones, and heart are depending on you to make choices that can optimize your ability to … Read More

Episode 67: Why Black Friday Fitness Sales are Unauthentic

Episode 67:Why Black Friday Fitness Sales are Unauthentic   Have you ever bought something just because it was on sale and never used it? If you have {and who hasn’t?} it feels yucky to have wasted your money.Now think about all the fitness and diet sales that pop up from Black Friday to January first.It happens every year.People invest huge … Read More

Episode 66: On Being Sexy, Beautiful and Powerful in Midlife with Ellen Albertson

Listen Now: Show Notes: Midlife and menopausal women are powerful, beautiful, and sexy. This discussion will fire you up to own your power in midlife and menopause.  Of course, women over 40 are faced with the classic challenges of menopause. However, we are owning it. We are not ashamed of natural aging like previous generations. This is an opportune time … Read More

Episode 65: Sleep Deprivation is Down right Dangerous with Katie Pitts

Listen Now: Show Notes: When Katie Pitts was a new mom she literally never slept. It got so bad that she looked up adoption agencies because she thought she couldn’t possibly be a good mother. After some intense research, Katie put some strategies together.  As a result, she and her child’s life were literally transformed.  A few years later she … Read More

Episode 64: Carrot or Stick What Really Motivates You?

Listen Now: Show Notes: Are you more motivated by carrot or the stick? Well when it comes to working on fitness for women over 40, you may be surprised by what can work be helpful. This episode is taken from pieces of training I have done with midlife women working on healthy nutrition habits. Carrots and sticks have a place … Read More

Episode 63: Eat Deliciously to Delay Dementia with Annie Fenn, MD

Listen Now: Show Notes: Our diet and lifestyle habits in midlife, have a major impact on the probability that we will develop dementia later in life. Today we are talking about how midlife health and fitness, specifically in the kitchen, can impact tiny changes in our brain that later can show up as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is … Read More