Health

GET HEALTHY & FIT
Eat Organic/Exercise 6 Days a week/Plenty of Sleep
Healthly Fats​/Shed the Weight

Our world has turned into a 24 hour lifestyle. We get caught up trying to keep up and compete with "The Joneses" . With the everyday stresses of family and work we forget about ourselves. Then to top it all off as we get older our bodies do not work the same. Getting fit or staying fit gets tougher. Being healthy is more than eating your vegetables and exercising.  It is eating the right foods and doing the right exercises for your body.

Go Organic - in every way you can... not just the foods you put into your, body but the things you put on your body. Those chemicals seep in through your skin and your liver still needs to process them.


Water - Drink water with a lemon - at least 8 glasses - 64 ounces a day. 

Exercise - Not your typical exercises like the stationary bike or treadmill or crunches or sit ups. Experts say these do you no good. There are specific exercises out there just for women over 40 -- lunges - squats - mountain climbers and more. 

Run/Walk/Bike - Aerobic exercise for 30 minutes a day - at least 3 days a week.

Weight Training - Get back your muscle! The more muscle you have the more energy you burn.

Toning Exercises - Getting old means getting cellulite. Do not fall for those creams or lotions. The only way to get rid of it is to tone those thighs and butt!

Sleep - 7-8 hours a night.

Use Sunscreen - Sunlight is good for you, it contains Vitamin D which your body needs.  But you need to be careful not to burn your skin.  Some health experts say to use sunscreen but be careful what chemicals are in the sunscreen you use.

Me Time - Create time just for yourself everyday to relax.

Friends - Make time to spend with the friends who make you laugh.

Get Outdoors with your Family - Turn off the electronics and get outside and enjoy the natural world around.

Do you feel you need a nap in the afternoon? Are you dragging late in the day?
Ask yourself these questions.​
Am I sneaking sugar, grains and loads of carbs? NO

Am I getting at least 7-8 hours of sleep at night? YES

Have I slacked of on my exercise? NO



Am I eating enough healthy fats for energy? YES



If your answers match - try these tricks.


Give yourself an energy boost during the day 
Top Ten ways to give myself an extra boost of energy in the afternoon.


Change Task-- Whatever I am doing at the moment I find a different task to do. A change of scenery always seems to help.

Walk Outside - a short fast paced walk also rejuvenates me.

Exercise - I do a quick four minute workout.  Four minutes of non-stop cardio pumping exercises.  one minute jumping jacks, one minute planks, one minute lunges and one minute of squats. This really gets the heart pumping and blood flowing.

Stretch - A stretch with some soothing music seems to replenish my energy. Stretching is something we should all be doing at least twice a day. 


Cat Nap - You have to be careful with this one.  I make sure I only close my eyes for five minutes.  Plus, I take my cat naps sitting up, otherwise I will be napping for hours. 

Hydrate - I make sure I'm drinking plenty of water with a slice of lemon.

Light Lunch - I am always mindful to eat my carbs in the morning for breakfast.  If I eat a big carb filled lunch it always seems to drag me down.

Apples - a nice juicy Red Delicious apple always seems to hit the spot.

Music - I turn on some of my favorite songs I like to dance to.  I'm a big fan of classic rock that always seem to give me a re-boost of energy.

 Blast of Fresh Air - My favorite way to get my biggest boost of energy is to get a blast of fresh air and sun.  The best way to do that is to hop in my Jeep with the top down, turn up the radio, and take a ride.   


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