As we age, our ability to burn the same amount of calories we did when we were 20 years old changes. The reason is our organs are not as efficient, our muscle mass diminishes and of course hormones play a role in body composition. All of these factors combined can result in weight gain and slowed or inability to lose body fat. Both of these are top health concerns for women according to the experts. Here are five keys to managing weight gain: Sleep: Get at leat 6-8 per night.
Cydne Mooney This 60-year old grandmother can now garden with ease, enjoy participating in outdoor activities such as hiking and is able to get down on the floor to play with her grandchildren with no problems as a result of participating in classes at LiveWellFit. Cydne has struggled with knee issues and hypothyroidism, but reports that both are doing better since she began exercising. “My endocrinologist has had to decrease my thyroid medicine twice and he is amazed,” said
Cortney McCarty is the bomb.. LiveWellFit and Suzi McKee have been an important part of Cortney’s life for the past seven years after a friend invited her to a LiveWellFit Boot Camp. As a result of working out at LiveWellFit, Cortney feels she is in the best shape of her life. According to Cortney, “Suzi has a way of motivating me to push myself further than I ever thought I could.” Working out mid-morning is Cortney’s favorite because the ladies in those classes have “becom
Meet Hillary Wilson To help fill the void left when her oldest daughter went off to college recently, this 43-year-old mom of two likes to run. Hillary feels that running keeps her in her happy place. This past year she has lost 43 pounds and shaved a full 8 minutes off her half-marathon time. Hillary works along-side her husband in their wholesale beauty supply business and loves hanging out with her high school daughter who will be a freshman in the fall. Hillary was born a
Meet our member of the week - Shannon DeFord Shannon is a 48 year old mother of one daughter who just finished her first year at college in Oklahoma. She has been married for 21 years this July and completed her 25th year as a teacher this year. In her spare time, Shannon enjoys photography and volunteering at her church on the tech team running cameras and lights. Photography led Shannon to start a local non-profit called Frames of Love about 5 and a half years ago with a
Anna Miller is a 37 year-old active mother of 2 who has been married for 16 years. She loves spending time with her husband and daughters having “dance-offs” in the living room, as well as time with her extended family. Anna is a passionate dance teacher and has been teaching since she was 15. In 2011, it was Anna’s younger sister who introduced her to LiveWellFit owner Suzi McKee. Then Anna attended a "fit camp" back when Suzi taught classes at other gyms. She enjoyed it so