Stop Doing This Ab Move

Stop doing these weighted side bends. They will only serve to wreck your back. You can’t spot reduce so NO one particular exercise will whittle your waist. But, you can strengthen your core (and also support your back) with things like side planks. If you really want to lose your menopause belly, here’s a metabolism … Continued

Need a Meal Plan That Works?

If you’re sick of… -’growing’ out of your clothes -undressing in the dark -avoiding a bathing suit -not having the confidence you’d like You don’t need another diet or meal plan. It’s time to learn to eat mindfully. Understanding yourself, including your triggers & habits is the key to LASTING change. Education drives nutritional compliance … Continued

Vacation Workout

When you’re on holidays & your partner doesn’t know that ‘Cindy’ was invited… 5 pull ups 10 push ups 15 air squats I’ve been adding a round every day. Alan jumped in on day 3 (12 rounds). This is a perfect push/pull/leg workout with basically no equipment. And great for rehab for my hip (post … Continued

Tips for More Energy

A few morning habits help me stay energized all day long. For more tips, grab my book: Lose Your Menopause Belly here: https://shawnak.com/freebook/

Tips to Get Your Workout Done

Make your life a little easier by putting a few habits in place to get that workout DONE! If you’re a woman over 40, here’s the perfect at-home solution to lose your menopause belly: http://www.MyBikiniBelly.com

Pull Up Progression Part 2

Want to do a pull up? Check out my beginner pull up progression & then follow up with these 5 progressions: 1. By now you should be able to do a thin banded pull up with eccentric (slow) lowering (5 reps) 2. Do a jumping pull up (5-10 reps) 3. Do a jumping pull up … Continued

Beginner Pull Up Tips

Want to do a pull up? It’s a worthy and DOABLE goal, even for those late to the game. Side note: I learned how to do all kinds of skills like kipping pull ups, muscle ups, toes to bar, handstand push ups & handstand walking well into my 50’s. If I can learn, so can … Continued

Most Menopausal Women & Their Diets…

Starving & not losing weight? Frustrated with lack lustre weight loss results on your current diet? There in lies the problem… ‘Diet’ It’s a 4 letter word. I’d prefer my clients NOT be on a diet at all. Instead, let’s work around the foods you love to create a moderate calorie deficit that will result … Continued

Can’t Squat?

“But I can’t squat!” EVERYONE who wants to toilet themselves can squat. So unless you want bathroom assistance over time, it’s wise to strengthen those quads now because if you don’t use your muscles, you’ll lose them. You can simply start with a wall sit for 30 sec to a minute. Work into 90º depth. … Continued