Workouts after 50

Are you looking to improve your workout routine? Should you focus on weights or cardio? How can you factor in strengthening a core that is growing more flabby? Here are 4 awesome tips for you to try this week! Work

Think you’re too busy to exercise? Think again.

We all know that our health is key to longevity and our overall quality of life. For some reason, life “gets in the way” and it becomes very difficult to justify taking time for self-care and exercise in our schedule.

Lunch Bowls

A new season is here! While we’re switching out wardrobes and gearing up for cooler weather it’s a great time to get things freshened up in the meal planning department as well! Here are a few of our favorite healthy

Healthy Summer – Staying Cool

One of the biggest issues with summer and staying healthy is watching your body’s heat intake. Really, we can only handle so much heat, right? So how can we stay cool while still enjoying everything that summer offers?  Here’s our

Healthy Summer – Meal Planning

Summer often finds us either busier with travel and time with friends OR it finds us lazing about and enjoying a relaxing few weeks. Either way, don’t let summer ruin your #optimalhealth goals when it comes to eating well! Here’s

Healthy Summer – Workouts in the Sun!

With the summer months come extended daylight hours and much more time outdoors! It’s easy to get in some extra cardio or even some strength training with the right routine.  Want some alternatives to walking on a treadmill in the

Healthy Summer – Hydration

Summer is in full swing!  Time for longer evenings by the pool, BBQs with friends and family, and more travel.  How can you keep your #optimalhealth goals while still enjoying more freedom and fun in the warm weather?  We have

Health benefits of drinking tea

Are you a coffee or a tea drinker? While there are health benefits to both drinks, tea has a lot more incredible health-boosting components. Just a few of them include improving circulovascular health, increasing metabolism, and promoting a lower stress

Benefits of Gardening

Do you have a green thumb? Did you know that there’s great health benefits to gardening? If you didn’t have a green thumb, maybe it’s time to start digging in the dirt! Physical Benefits Gardening comes with a whole slew

Mindmapping and How it Can Help YOU!

As we age, our minds need stimuli and “exercise” to stay sharp and focused. Here’s a technique to keep your brain focused and help prioritize your goals! MindMapping “A mindmap is a diagram used to visually organize information. A mindmap

Building muscle after 50

Are you struggling to find ways to build muscle as a 50+ person? Check out these helpful tips for taking charge of your #optimalhealth and watch those muscles begin to build!  Remember, always work towards your #optimalhealth goals under the

Anti-aging smoothies

Ever heard the phrase, “You are what you eat?” While that’s not 100% true, there is definite foundation to that statement. Fuel in, results out, right? How about some great tips and recipes for anti-aging foods that are scientifically proven

5 great ways to use a foam roller in your workout

Have you gotten yourself a foam roller yet? You should! These are GREAT workout tools to help yourself in those #optimalhealth goals!  We talked about why to use a foam roller in a previous post, so check that out first,

Salads with Protein

Here’s some of our favorite salads with protein for those weekday lunches when you need something to get you to the end of a work day.  Just click on the picture to be taken to the recipe and nutritional information! 

Feelin’ like a burger?

If you live in the northern hemisphere, this is the time of year that feels slowest and most difficult to maintain a great mindset for motivation. Why not make it a burger night?  Nothing says “warm weather” and “summer” like