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The podcast for those approaching 50, 50 and over 50 who want to change the way we age. Fitness, wellness, and health research put into practical tips you can use today. You still got it girl!

The podcast for those approaching 50, 50 and over 50 who want to change the way we age. Fitness, wellness, and health research put into practical tips you can use today. You still got it girl!
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The podcast for those approaching 50, 50 and over 50 who want to change the way we age. Fitness, wellness, and health research put into practical tips you can use today. You still got it girl!




Overcoming The Biggest Obstacle You Can't See

Could your biggest obstacle be something even you can't see? Do you have a hard time getting or staying motivated around fitness and health habits? You would defend that yes, you want to be fit, you want to be active and eat well and know you would feel better … but you seem to start and stop. You want to be someone who gets up in the morning or goes for a walk every afternoon, who orders healthfully at restaurants even when others don’t. But you can’t quite get there. What if something...


How to Get the Fit Girl’s Deep Restful Sleep

How to Get the Fit Girl’s Deep Restful Sleep Do you struggle to fall asleep or find yourself staring at the ceiling at 2am and 3 and 4… Do you think you’re sleeping but find your Fit Bit says the times you’re restless are in double digits? You are not alone. Since you know that sleep is the key to making your exercise and nutrition efforts pay off or in making you feel like exercising and eating right in the first place you know restful sleep is key to hormone balance. My guest is going...


Should You Ditch Your Traditional Doctor for a Functional Doctor?

Functional medicine and functional doctor are buzz words right now. Functional exercise for that matter, too, have us all wondering if we need to change but, more importantly have us wondering what that really is! My guest is an Iowa-based functional doctor. I of course had to live in Colorado to meet! Stephanie Gray, DNP, MS, ARNP, ANP-C, GNP-C, ABAAHP, FAARFM, has been working as a nurse practitioner since 2009. She completed her doctorate focusing on estrogen metabolism from the...


First Triathlon After 60 | From Smoking to Starting Lines

"Non-athletic." That's how 61-year-old Catherine Thomas described herself to me. As we began her interview so I could share her story of starting to train for a triathlon after 60, she told me she'd been a smoker for 45 years. Three years ago she quit. She had, that pivotal moment when she wasn't "trying to quit," she did. It was then that she began riding her bike. Questions we answer in this episode: How did she change her habit? How did she overcome the triggers to smoke? What...


4 Ways to More Fitness Clients Fasters

4 Ways to More Fitness Clients Fasters Even during the holidays. You can grow your business. Know who’s already looking for help. This is what we call the low-hanging fruit for sure. When you want fast clients to fill your week you need to target those people who want it now. The fast track to more fitness clients is fitness seekers not couch potatoes. You can always add those who need more education or more time to make decisions but they don’t help you grow fast. Meet them where they...


Adrenal Fatigue to Adrenal Reset | How to Feel Better

Do you struggle with fatigue? Do you want to take a nap in the afternoon but then have a hard time sleeping at night? Have you had to endure stress or put yourself on the back burner for long periods of time? If you're exercising and eating "right" and its not working. Instead of more energetic and thriving you feel like you're just getting from one day to the next. If that sounds familiar one of the reasons could be that you need an adrenal reset. Then you’re in the right place right now....


The What, Why, and How of Sauna for Weight Loss and Detox

Do you sauna? Why would you want to? How would you like a passive way to boost your energy? Not to mention detox, improve skin, sleep, heal wounds… And a convenient way to do it at home? In minutes? [Image: me next to a Sunlighten full model last August! Do you recognize fellow fitness pro Betty Rocker sitting inside?] I’ve discovered a passion for my personal sauna in the last six months and I wanted an expert to share the details and unpack the difference between infrared wave...


How to Make a Healthier Halloween Tradition | Special Episode

The holidays are kicked off with Halloween. Will yours be a healthier Halloween or start a cascade of sugary treats that last through the New Year? Whether you acknowledge it, deny it, or you're somewhere in the middle things aren't the same as when you were a kid no matter how old you are reading this! If you're over 50 you may as I did get pounds and pounds of candy going door to door. We made it our mission some years to canvas the entire town (small town but still)! We literally had...


How 4 Uncomfortable Days Made Me Years Younger

What if you could be years younger in days? I lived it. When I was driving to the airport last week I had the strangest feeling. I can’t remember a time – perhaps because its NEVER happened – when I just got on a plane and went somewhere without a schedule. I wasn’t going to deliver a presentation. I wasn’t going to deliver a hug. I wasn’t going to attend a lecture. No one would ever know if I showed up or not. I was going into this total black hole of nothing to expect, nothing to...


What if a Slow Metabolism Is the Key to Longevity

Is your slow metabolism keeping you young? Is your effort to speed your metabolism accelerating aging? My guest today is going to challenge your thinking. Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, nutritional researcher and six-time New York Times best-selling author. He serves as the President of the Nutritional Research Foundation. Dr. Fuhrman has authored numerous research articles published in medical journals and is on the faculty of Northern Arizona University, Health...


How to Avoid Adrenal Fatigue from One Who Didn't

Adrenal fatigue could knock you on your you-know-what for five years. Learning to listen to your body’s signals could avoid adrenal fatigue. Debbie Potts has been in the fitness industry for over twenty-five years and a competitive endurance athlete for twenty years. Along her journey, she has accomplished many goals including being nominated as one of the top one hundred best trainers in the U.S. by Men’s Journal in 2004 and 2005 as well as participating in fifteen Ironman Triathlons –...


Everyone Poops: How Much Should You Poop Every Day?

How to Poop Every Day Like Royalty with the Queen of Thrones NOTE: there are some technical difficulties in this episode we’ve tried to edit and could not. Thank you for listening with a non-judgmental ear! We felt it was more urgent to get the information in your hands than to wait to be perfect. Thanks for your understanding. Constipated? Bloated? Gas? Diarrhea? All of the above? Life would be so much better if you could just poop every day regularly, right? During this episode we are...


Is Fasting the Anti-aging Answer?

Fasting and anti-aging are two of the hottest topics among 50 and older women right now. The Flipping 50 podcast and blog have touched fasting lightly. Today we deep dive into my fasting experience, the Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD) I used and a guest who can address fasting from many angles. James LaValle is an internationally recognized clinical pharmacist, author, board certified clinical nutritionist, and expert and educator in integrative and precision health. James is probably best...


3 Habits You Can Change to Stick to Your Exercise Plan!

3 Habits You Can Change to Stick to Your Exercise Plan! If you find it so easy to start and so hard to stick to your exercise plan then this is for you! The saying goes that the hardest thing is to start. That my friend is a lie! The hardest thing isn’t to finish. The hardest thing is the middle. The getting up every morning early after the honeymoon period has worn off, the doing more laundry than your sedentary self would ever have to do, having to choose exercise over some other things...


Kettle & Fire Bone Broth for Skin, Gut, and Joint Health

This post is about the hunt for the best bone broth. I didn't even know I was looking and there it was, on my doorstep. Meet Kettle & Fire and the family behind it. Who doesn’t love a great soup? In this episode of Flipping 50 I introduce you to the founder of my favorite bone broth. I fell in love with the taste of Kettle & Fire before I knew the story behind it. And now, frankly, I’m hooked. I don’t order a few at a time I order cases and sip it in the afternoon, and make soups with it....


Think Yourself Younger, Slimmer, Stronger

Think Yourself Younger, Slimmer, Stronger Could you think yourself younger? In this post I’m exploring the question why can’t you lose weight from an angle I bring up from time to time. It’s popping up now because of several recent conversations I’ve had. I’m an exercise psychology expert in addition to a movement specialist and hormone-balancing exercise expert. A recent program, observations of students, and the interpretations of results prompted this episode. Work In vs. Work Out We...


What to Focus on When You’re Just Starting Exercise (or Restarting) After 50

When you’re just starting exercise after 50 or you’re recommitting after a summer there are a lot of sexy programs, beautiful celebrity trainers, and conflicting information. When you’re not sure where to start, what to do, or who to trust it can be overwhelming, or lead to frustration due to injury or lack of results. That’s why I created this podcast (and I’m encouraging you to use the after 50 fitness formula checklist - to look at your hormone balancing exercise in peri-menopause,...


How to Sleep Better During and After Menopause

Could You Sleep Better with Fasting? Here's the cliff note on this podcast: I sleep better thanks to fasting. If you sleep better you're going to naturally be supporting balanced hormones. Get the details here! As many of my followers and subscribers already know, I don’t advocate fasting for everyone. Many of the women I work with have a relationship with food that first has to improve overall so that we don’t set up a binge-purge cycle. I believe in a strong nutrition foundation first...


5 Secrets to Become a Regular Exerciser

This episode is all about how to become a regular exerciser. I’ve privately coached many men and women who wanted just that. They wanted to be the one who gets up every day and walks or who is a regular at the gym. They wanted to make time even when work-related social hours popped up and tempted them with cocktails. Our social media followers ask this quite often. So.. here it is. I thought hard about how I would lay out the steps to become a regular exerciser. This is my top five. This...


6 Better Belly Secrets from Gut Health Expert Summer Bock

6 Better Belly Secrets from Gut Health Expert Summer Bock Are you wishing for a better belly? Flatter, firmer, and less gas, bloating and distraction? Summer Bock is a leading gut health expert who coined the term “Gut Rebuilding.” She integrates her traditional studies in herbalism with modern research and a background in microbiology. After resolving her own slew of health concerns naturally by focusing on the gut bioterrain, she started teaching others how to do the same. She is...