Episode 156: Staying fit as we age with Elaine Reynolds

Elaine Reynolds is a master personal trainer and yoga teacher. She teaches women over 50 to not give up or give in with the crazy things happening to our bodies. She had an epiphany at 50 and bought a one way ticket to Bali, where she lives now. 

We talk about:

  • What’s it like being an expat in Bali and what she loves most about it
  • Elaine’s passion of helping older women stay fit
  • Issues that older women are grappling with in midlife
  • Menopause, aging and fitness
  • The importance of strengthening and stabilising muscles around joints to support aging bodies and improve recovery from injuries
  • Incorporating dynamic movements like yoga, barre, pilates, functional strength training, and low-impact cardio into workouts to lengthen the body and improve overall fitness
  • The importance of changing exercise habits after 50 to prioritize how one feels
  • Pain management and exercise for women in their 50s and beyond
  • The importance of glute strength
  • Knee problems and fascial release
  • The importance of holistic healing, including mental well-being, and how it can help alleviate physical ailments
  • Incorporating meditation in your daily routine

And more!

Elaine’s website: corestrength50plus.com

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Resource mentioned: Flat Butt & Hip Strengthening Sequence

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Episode 8: Staying fit and healthy long term with Lisa Swanson

An interview with Lisa Swanson, a certified health and nutrition coach, and personal trainer. She’s focused on helping women in midlife and beyond get and stay healthy long term.

In this inspiring and wide-ranging interview we cover:

  • Why Lisa is passionate about helping women in midlife and beyond get health and fitness right
  • How her business enables her to do her other passion – rescuing dogs!
  • How diets don’t work and we should stop doing them
  • Why it’s different for women in midlife when it comes to staying fit and healthy
  • The other factors at play when it comes to taking care of ourselves
  • How the menopause gets a bad rap for some of our midlife issues
  • The importance of listening to our bodies
  • Getting enough of the right balance of macro-nutrients
  • Understanding the importance of muscle failure when doing weight lifting
  • How Lisa’s anxiety was most helped by proper nutrition and exercise
  • The dangers of a sedentary lifestyle
  • The importance of having goals for your health and wellness
  • Working out what lifestyle works for you
  • Tracking your food and exercise
  • How being busy shouldn’t be a badge of honor
  • Coping with the current anger in the world
  • How we need more yin energy in the world
  • Challenging derogatory language such as song lyrics
  • Making the most of an empty nest
  • Lisa’s morning routine

And lots more!

Find out more about Lisa: bodyandsoulcoaching.com

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