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Fitolution – Day 16-20

When you decide to lose weight, what’s typical for you?
 
Turn to cardio or aerobic training like running on a treadmill or sweating buckets in an indoor cycling class? 
 
While cardiovascular exercise can be effective for burning the calories required for weight loss, it’s not always the best option for those who don’t enjoy it.
 

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Cardio vs. Nutrition, You’d be surprised!

 

Cardio, cardio, cardio . . . If I had a nickel for every time a client mentioned cardio and weight loss in the same sentence . . . I’d be a rich woman.
Yes, cardio is important but nutrition is key when it comes to health and weight loss.
Let’s do the Math.  There are 24 hours in a day and hopefully you get at least 7 hours sleep per day.  {broken record = Recovery is important!}

24 – 7 = 17 hours
 
1 hour workout
 
17 – 1 = 16 hours  

-OR-
 
2 hours workout
 
17 – 2 = 15 hours remaining
 
So what do you do the rest of the day for 15-16 hours?  Eat, play, work?
 
Simple fact:  People eat a lot more than they workout!
 
Conclusion:  Nutrition is the most important piece when it comes to health and weight loss.
 
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Delish recipe – avocado sweet potato breakfast toast

avocado + sweet potato = breakfast toast without the bread

 

Need a pdf, email jessica@fit50andfab.com.

Enjoy!

 

Fitolution Day #6 – Put the FUN back in Fundamentals

It’s day #6 of The Fitolution already.  Tomorrow, Sunday, is a rest day.  Take time to rest and recover.  It’s part of the process.

EXERCISE:

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays are cardio days so stick to your cardio routine. Make sure it’s at least 30 minutes of walking, running, elliptical, biking, rowing, dancing, etc.  Make sure to warm-up properly.

This can be split between 2 exercises and/or two 15-minute sessions.

 

BONUS EXERCISE:

Half Get Up
Body Parts:  Full body

 

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Why do Women Over-50 Struggle to Lose Fat?

Why do Women Over-50 Struggle to Lose Fat?

If you answered “hormones not calories” . . . You would be correct!

Hormones rule fat burning & storage. In fact, if hormones are not balanced you can store fat even with a calorie deficit.

Working with hormones requires:

  • A focus on food type and timing of consumption.
  • Matching symptoms and signs of imbalance with the hormone responsible.

What’s the connection between stress, sleep, and fat weight?

I know you’ve heard about cortisol before and how it can get in the way of results.  As well as some fat storage in the belly.

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Fitolution – What’s the Challenge Today?

First of all, thank you for the comments and suggestions.  They are always much appreciated.

Second . . . Welcome back to another mini Fitolution workout.   It’s wacky Wednesday so let’s mix it up.

MINI WORKOUT:  

*Consult your doctor before starting a new exercise routine.
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Fitolution – Got ideas? HIIT

This initially was typed re: Throwback Thursday, which is always a good time to show off 80’s big hair.


Don’t laugh.  I have a feeling that’ll also come back in style some day.  The Flash Dance tops were popular around Christmas and some version of the leg warmer before that.  Just hopefully not the tight polyester pants.  I know I loved mine but eeeewwwww what were we thinking? 

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Fitolution – What do the Bulgarian split squat and the Fitolution have in common?

EXERCISE:  

What do the Bulgarian split squat and the Fitolution have in common? The Bulgarian split squat is an exercise.  Exercise, health, mindset and nutrition are all part of the Fitolution.

TARGETED BODY PARTS:

Hips and Butt

Instructions –

Start with the feet hip-width apart, with the right foot forward and the left foot placed back behind the body on a bench or box that is about knee-height. Hold a dumbbell in both hands in a vertical position in front of the chest and keep the elbows close to the rib cage during the exercise. Keep the back straight while lowering the left knee towards the floor. Before the left knee hits the floor, press the right foot into the ground, pull back on the right knee, and push the top of the left foot into the box to return to standing.

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Fitolution – cardio, cardio, cardio

Cardio, cardio, cardio . . . If I had a nickel for every time a client mentioned cardio and weight loss in the same sentence . . . I’d be a rich woman.

Yes, cardio is important but nutrition is key when it comes to health and weight loss.

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Is cardio the do all & be all? The answer may surprise you!

Cardio, cardio, cardio . . . If I had a nickel for every time a client mentioned cardio and weight loss in the same sentence . . . I’d be a rich woman.

Yes, cardio is important but nutrition is key when it comes to health and weight loss.

 

 

 

 

 

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