The Flipping 50 Show

The Flipping 50 Show

The podcast for women in menopause and beyond who want to change the way they age. Fitness, wellness, and health research put into practical tips you can use today. You still got it, girl!

Episodes

May 24, 2024 24 mins

If I had the key to fat loss after 45… and I could get every woman to use it, we could change history.

Struggling with weight gain during menopause? You're not alone. Tune in to learn about the unique challenges and effective strategies for fat loss specifically tailored for women over 45. We're unpacking how to adapt your exercise routines to fuel fat loss and boost your metabolism in midlife.

In this episode of Flipping 50, we ex...

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    How can you focus on muscle and body composition in menopause, specifically gaining muscle and losing fat? How many sets,  repetitions, and how much rest should you take? How much can you follow research featuring young athletic men and how should you advocate for yourself when trainers aren’t using science based on women?

    We cover this all today with my guest who is a well-respected and prolific researcher and published author in ...

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    This is all about menopause fitness changes that you want to make, 20 of them in fact. Before any of these are truly beneficial, I’ll share this: if you’re not measuring you have no idea what is really happening. Measure and track your percent body fat and your skeletal muscle (in lbs or kgs). Other things you may want to do, take your measurements, track the waist or get nitty gritty with visceral belly fat stat from your Smart Sc...

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    May 14, 2024 35 mins

    Out this week, Ageless Aging is a new title on the shelves and book author and women’s aging advocate, Maddy Dychtwald is here with us on this episode. You’re going to love this episode.

    We dive into why women have to advocate for themselves, the power of your mindset and why you and all your high school friends may be aging at such different paces.

    The Role of Exercise in Ageless Aging

    Physical activity remains a cornerst...

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    Calories you need in menopause are key as your body experiences these natural changes.

    Exercise nutrition in menopause is more important than ever. The intuitive response to a desire to lose menopause weight or belly fat is to eat less and or do sit ups and tons of cardo. All bad ideas. Make the calories you need in menopause, your guide to wellness.

    First, let me tell you that I’m not an advocate of telling anyone how many calorie...

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    How much magnesium should you include in your daily regimen? Magnesium is involved in over 300 biochemical reactions in the body, impacting everything from your energy levels to how well you sleep at night. But the question remains: how much do you really need to support your health during menopause?

    How much magnesium do you need?

    The daily recommended intake of magnesium varies, but generally, women aged 50 and above sho...

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    Confidence you gain in menopause could light a fire under you like never before in your life. What’s not to love? You raised kids who are good people. You like them. You survived stuff. You know real drama and you're done with mean girls who have time to leave comments on your social media platforms.

    If you apply to be a guest on the Flipping 50 show here to talk about self doubt in midlife you’ll get rejected. I’d rather talk abou...

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    There’s a good chance you have concerns about pelvic floor health in menopause or before or after and either don’t know it or don’t talk about it. If you don’t know it, it’s because you’ve never associated gas or inability to control your urge to go with pelvic floor for just one example. Most of us don’t talk about it. Not with our partner, our friends or even our doctor.

    I know because for years I was a trainer who didn’t ask thi...

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    Fitness Shifts in Menopause: When Your Trainer May Not Get You Results

    Your trainer may not get you results in menopause. Rethink your trainer-led workouts. It’s not his or her fault, but it’s critical to understand that what worked for you in your 30s or 40s might not be effective now.

    It wasn’t until I created Flipping 50 in 2013, and then finally created the Flipping 50 Menopause Fitness Specialist in 2018 that I knew o...

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    If you’re juggling the desire for longevity benefits of fasting with the need to prevent muscle loss in menopause, this is for you!!

    Prioritize your fasting and lean muscle goals and objectives! In this episode we guide listeners on how to set their health and fitness goals based on their current status, determining when fasting is a suitable approach, and balancing the benefits of fasting with the necessity to prevent muscle loss ...

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    If this is you overdoing exercise in menopause, it’s very possible you might be saying that you love exercise so it’s not you. In this episode I’m going to talk about:

    • Low dopamine receptors
    • Addiction

    You see it in those recovered from drugs or taking a break from drugs only to become obsessed with exercise. It’s the similar phenomena. They want to feel good. The only time they do feel good might be when they’re at the g...

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    Reverse biological age with the concept of a secret clock within your body. Imagine it can make you look and feel older or younger than you are. It's like having a magical switch that can change how old your body seems.

    Believe it or not, our unconscious mind holds a lot of sway over our health and aging process. Hidden emotional traumas play a big role. But here's the exciting part: we have the ability to change how we respond to ...

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    Here are the supplements I use daily for lean muscle in menopause. And it’s made a difference. A big difference.

    In the recent previous solo episodes on less belly fat, I pointed out that muscle loss is essentially fat gain. My 60th birthday also prompted a mental inventory of well, everything from the major changes in my life and business, and I also looked at my most important moments and happiest memories… and my physical health...

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    A new weight loss mindset is critical to navigating the shifting sands of midlife. Just eating less or in moderation might not work for us like it used to, and it's important to understand why.

    Instead of sticking to old ideas, we need to rethink how we approach food and weight loss. Let's talk about the myths that hold us back and discover the truths that can help us move forward.

    Starting with a new weight loss mindset is key. We...

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    Time Flies: How I Lost Fat and Gained Muscle After 50

    In this episode, I'll share how I lost fat and gained muscle after 50 and discuss how I improved my body composition. There's a winning score at the end of this decade, but I was down by some significant points halfway through. Here's how I Caitlin-Clarked the strategy and came out ahead.

    How I’ve added 4 lbs of lean muscle, lost 4% body fat from 50 to 60

    I’ve added 4 l...

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    Toxins, like unwelcome party guests, invade our systems, disrupting crucial sex, stress, and thyroid hormones.

    This reminds us of the damaging effects of toxins and the preventive steps we may utilize to lessen the impact of toxins that could disrupt the hormones in our bodies.

    It all boils down to equipping ourselves with facts and simple solutions to support our body's natural detoxification processes and improve our sex, stress,...

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    For Less Belly Fat, Lift Weights: Muscle Loss is Fat Gain in Menopause

    For less belly fat, the deep visceral type that isn’t just vanity, it’s deadly, lift weights. While yes, High Intensity Interval Training (or HIIT) is notably recognized by science as a means for removing fat, it may have more positive impact on the over-the-top, er muffin top fat.

    Weight training improves total body fat, abdominal belly fat and improve...

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    Older-shmolder! How taking control of your biological age can help you live longer, better. This episode is going to have something for everyone in your life. From the food you eat and daily habits you ha...

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    If you’re losing tone, can’t seem to get the results you deserve for the time and energy you spend, you can blame it on part on muscle protein synthesis in menopause. What you did that worked isn’t going ...

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    Restore before more is the number one tenant of Flipping 50. In this episode we visit the concept that you restore hormones using bHRT. 

    Whether you are or you aren’t. I’d say most women I know in 2024, a...

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