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Love your body–get moving!

February 14, 2011

For women over 50, exercise is more important than ever. It is critical to keep moving for overall health, from keeping your bones strong to helping provide mental clarity. In this video, Lucinda shares her expert tips on exercise as we focus on fitness after 50.

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Nutrition for women over 50

January 20, 2011

Eating right for our changing metabolism is often a challenge for women over 50. Lucinda Datres, Founder of Dream Lifestyles Coaching, has some great tips on the proper balance of proteins and carbs in our daily meals.

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Wellness for Women Over 50

January 4, 2011

Women over 50 need to start every day with focus and purpose, to achieve overall balance for a healthy body, mind and spirit. Lucinda Datres, Founder of Dream Lifestyles Coaching, shares her tips on starting your day right.

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Creating Winning Strategies for Fitness Over 50

October 14, 2010

It is not uncommon for women over 50 to hold two different and conflicting points-of-view about a singular subject. Some of our viewpoints are inherited from our family of origin, some are points of view that reflect our society’s values, and some are very personal and reflect lessons learned through life experience. For example: (1) more »

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Permanent Weight Loss Strategy #4–Live Intentionally

August 23, 2010

“Be planted firmly in the driver’s seat of your own life.” Are you planted firmly in the driver’s seat of your own life? Or are you lost in the cacophony of a too-busy lifestyle where one activity blurs into the next without a moment to re-group and catch your breath? In a society that has more »

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My Personal Weight Loss Turning Point

July 26, 2010

Lucinda’s personal journey to wellness. My personal weight loss turning point came during a Weight Watchers meeting some 10 years ago. After 2 years of “yo-yoing” – trying every diet in the book from Atkins to cabbage soup – I felt exhausted and on the verge of hopelessness. Maybe I was just supposed to get more »

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Permanent weight loss strategy #3-Hold a vision

June 14, 2010

Strategy #3  Hold a Vision “You must know your destination if you are to ever arrive.” Dissatisfaction with our bodies, the pain of being overweight, the discomfort of poor health, and the fear of disease all push us to pay attention to our weight and health.  We are in constant conversation about health-related issues.  There more »

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Permanent weight loss strategy #2: Get moving!

March 8, 2010

How would it feel to spend some quality time taking care of yourself on a regular basis?  Luxurious! Awesome! Amazing! Loving!  Yes, all of these things and many more.  Improving the way you take care of your health improves the way you take care of others, as well as the way you take care of more »

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Vibrant health through movement

January 21, 2010

There is roughly twice as much lymphatic fluid in the body than blood.  The lymphatic system consists of capillaries, vessels, nodes and valves which reach all parts of the body much like the blood stream with one distinct difference.  The lymph system has no pump equivalent to the heart to drive its circulation. This begs more »

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Longing for health

January 21, 2010

Most people seek out fitness and nutrition programs because of a deep personal longing to live in a fit and healthy body.  Although the media helps to shape our body image ideas, the actual longing we feel for good health is really outside of this influence.  I am speaking about a very innate and deep more »

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Permanent weight loss: Strategy #1

January 15, 2010

6 Winning Strategies for Permanent Weight Loss Strategy #1  Slow Down “Weight loss that lasts a lifetime takes time.” The biggest mistake people make is trying to lose weight too quickly.  We have all been told that it is safe to lose 2 pounds a week, but did you know that this recommendation is only more »

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