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Embrace over 40

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Read all my latest news on Fitness, Nutrition and Wellness for women over 40. I share all my tried and tested tips and strategies to help you embrace life after 40.

Fighting Depression in midlife

Fighting Depression in midlife

Have you experienced anxiety and depression after 40 years old? If so, did you also have low levels of energy, not finding any pleasure in life and waking up in the small hours and unable to get back to sleep? Why does depression occur in women particularly in...

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Cervical Cancer – my personal story

Cervical Cancer – my personal story

The Big “C” In February 2021, I was diagnosed with Stage 2 Cervical Cancer.  I was told I needed to have surgery immediately and possibly 6 months of chemoradiation.  As you can imagine I was completely and utterly devastated.  At 49 I thought I wasn’t going to make...

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Green smoothies after 40

Green smoothies after 40

Do I really need to drink green smoothies? Don't most green smoothies taste disgusting?!  Why are they so good for you? Over the years, I've found the best way to start your day is with a green smoothie.  Why? Because it is packed with nutrient-dense green vegetables...

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Fibre after 40

Fibre after 40

According to a recent study in the journal, "Menopause" a high fibre diet may have considerable impact on reducing symptoms of depression in perimenopausal women. Fibre can improve the diversity of the gut microbiota. As 90% of Serotonin (the neurotransmitter...

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Online fitness training

Online fitness training

What is online fitness training? And is it something I should seriously consider? Online fitness training usually consists of either a class or a one to one session taught by a trainer within a virtual format. As gyms are still closed for the foreseeable future,...

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What To Eat after 40?

What To Eat after 40?

Have you noticed that after the age of 40, it is much, much harder to lose weight?  After 40, our metabolism slows down, our digestion becomes more sluggish, food cravings seem to intensify, our energy is flagging and the weight piles on.  This has definitely happened...

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Just Move!

Just Move!

I know you may not feel like it, but the best thing you can do for your body (and your mind) post-40 is to move!  I’m not talking about going online and searching for someone’s exercise video to do or setting up lots of equipment to do a strength workout – it’s much,...

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Why is exercise so important after 40?

Why is exercise so important after 40?

To put it bluntly: if you want to slow the ageing process and live longer, then try and find 10-15 minutes to exercise every day. Just moving your body will be hugely beneficial – your stress levels and anxiety will decrease, your sleep will improve and you will lower...

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