It’s NOT Too Late for Great Rewards!

It’s NOT Too Late for Great Rewards!

By: Tonya Jo Carter

HEADSHOTHey fit buddies, it’s me again! I am so excited to get another chance to inspire and motivate you in those 40’s to jump on the ‘Fitness in Your 40’s’ band wagon. First of all, STOP telling yourself it is too late, because the only thing I can truly remember being too late was the mailman when I am waiting on a check!

To recap on my...

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Be True To Yourself – Introduction

BE TRUE TO YOURSELF – Introduction

By: Tonya Jo Carter

HEADSHOTIf you have waited until reaching your 40’s to incorporate fitness into your life, you are not alone. Just remember, every day is a new day, we all have our personal reasons or excuses, and never put off until tomorrow what you can being doing today. Focus, dedication, and consistency on anything can and will fulfill your deepest desires.

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10 Tips To Stay Healthy

It is natural as we get older that our bodies begin to change and the way we look might make us feel worse about ourselves. Hitting 40 years old is a crucial age because this is the time when our body begins to change and we might end up gaining weight due to the hormones within our body. If you want to make sure you stay fit after 40, there are some easy things you can do to help your body...

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4 Challenges To Getting Fit In Your 40s (And How To Overcome Them)

exercises-by-body-partThis is a contribution from Vic Magary of FatLossForFree.com.

Let me make this clear from the start… The general advice I give to someone in their 20′s who wants to get fit, is the same advice I give to someone in their 40′s, is the same advice I give to someone in their 80′s:

Eat real food in appropriate quantity, exercise in a manner that is continually challenging, and allow for adequate rest a...

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Mixed Veggie Salad

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Mixed Veggie Salad

  • 4 cups raw spinach
  • 4 cups romaine lettuce
  • 3 cups chopped peppers
  • 2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped broccoli
  • 1 cup chopped cauliflower
  • 1 cup yellow squash
  • 1 cup sliced zucchini
  • 2 cups sliced cucumber
  • 1 cup chopped baby carrots

Toss in a bowl an serve with your favorite low cal. dressing

Servings: 2

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Coconut-Lime Chicken & Snow Peas

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Double the flavor, halve the work—simply by using the same tangy combination of coconut milk, lime juice and brown sugar for both poaching the chicken and dressing the salad. Crisp romaine lettuce, cabbage and snow peas add freshness and an irresistible crunch.

Makes: 2 servings
Active Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

INGREDIENTS
1 cup “lite” coconut milk, (see Tips for Two)
1/4 cu...

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Mirin-Poached Salmon with Spring Salad

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Poaching fish with a little flavorful liquid may be the easiest way to cook fish! This quick poached-fish recipe stars salmon, but tuna, mahi-mahi or cod work just as well. Look for pea sprouts, also called “pea shoots,” at farmers’ markets and in well-stocked supermarkets. Or use 1 more cup thinly sliced snap peas instead.

Makes: 4 servings, 3-4 oz. fish & 3/4 cup salad each

Total Tim...

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