By Janet Luhrs, www.simpleliving.com Running is one of the simplest forms of exercises there is. Most likely it is the oldest! It takes very little “gear” and people of all shapes, sizes, and ages can run. There is no need to make it complicated and attaining good, efficient running form is simple to do. If […]
About Janet Luhrs
Wanted to simplify your life to enjoy it more, but lacked the knowledge or expertise to make it happen? Janet Luhrs is a long-time lover of simplicity, and now works to help others get a simple life, too! She started a Simple Living newsletter years ago, to share what she was learning with whoever wanted to read it. It soon caught the attention of Oprah, The New York Times, Time, World News Tonight and many others. Simple living was becoming a big thing. She was asked to write a book about it, which became The Simple Living Guide. After a break from writing about the simple life, Janet is back at it with her 8-week Simplify Your Life class and blog at www.simpleliving.com. Enjoy her posts about Seriously Simple Fitness here, with Fit After Fifty!
Entries by Janet Luhrs
By Janet Luhrs, www.simpleliving.com Living a fit and healthy life is something that takes proactivity and planning. However, sometimes… well…ok, quite OFTEN our busy schedules make planning for our meals a bit of a challenge. So let me swoop in and make it easy for you, by showing you how to pare meal planning down […]
By Janet Luhrs, www.simpleliving.com You already know this, but creating a workout plan can be really confusing. You look around at what other people are doing or you read stuff online, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed. It’s also easy to feel like you’re not doing enough. When I try to compare myself to others or […]
By Janet Luhrs, www.simpleliving.com When you’re working out regularly, doing your strength training and cardio – it’s really important that you build lean muscle mass. And that requires additional protein in your diet. Not too many of us want to consume more meat, so take a look at this fabulous list of plant-based protein sources. […]
By Janet Luhrs, www.simpleliving.com Although fall weather can provide some of the nicest opportunities for outdoor workouts, depending on what part of the country you live in, there can also be some blustery days. Plus, the lack of daylight can sideline even the best of intentions. So let’s come up with a plan for fall workouts […]
By Janet Luhrs, www.simpleliving.com As you and I both know, there are endless forms of weight training exercise these days. I’ve written about some of the options in the past, but for now, let’s focus on your form – regardless of the type of program you use. The single most important advice I can give […]
By Janet Luhrs, www.simpleliving.com I’m guessing you’ve tried many times to get on a clean, healthy eating plan. But sometimes the complexities and detailed food prep, not to mention the endless list of forbidden foods is overwhelming, isn’t it? Add to that the need to consider high protein, low carbs, good carbs/bad carbs, vegan, Paleo, […]
You’re doing it! You’re putting in some serious workout time, staying balanced in strength training and cardio as well as focusing on your healthy diet. But are you like me, when sometimes during the last 20 minutes of my workout, I run out of gas or I’m so stark raving crazy-hungry at the end that […]
By Janet Luhrs, www.simpleliving.com Are you in a rut and tired of depending on an expensive personal trainer for your next workout plan? Perhaps you are just starting out in the world of fitness and have no idea where to start. No worries if either one of these scenarios is where you find yourself, it […]
by Janet Luhrs, www.simpleliving.com Have you noticed that every year, more and more new studies come out about the latest, greatest way to lose weight and eat well? Does your head spin with so much conflicting information? Mine sure does. So let’s simplify things. Carbs. Bad word, right? Whoa! Not so fast. We still need […]
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