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Fit'n Fifty Plus

Health and fitness information for women over 50 hosted by Jennifer Gale, author, International Presenter, Researcher and older women’s health and fitness tipster. Featuring special guests and experts on being a fit and healthy woman over 50. Learn the nitty gritty - everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask - about being fit and healthy after 50. Not your usual women’s health and fitness podcast.
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Feb 5, 2016

Feeling tired and low on energy is a common complaint from most women especially as we get older. Sarah Mccrum is an expert in personal energy having spent more than 20 years studying with Chinese Masters, as well as mastering her own life. Sarah talks with us about the things that either help or hinder us in mastering our own energy. Sarah explores what this means for our lives, and how doing a few simple things can really help us enjoy our lives on our own terms. Find out just what personal energy is and what you can do to power up in your life.

Jan 29, 2016

Don’t shut up shop just yet. Associate Professor Bev Lawton talks all things menopause. From hot flushes through to looking after your sex life by taking care of your vagina.  Listen as she explains exactly what estrogen does in your body and what happens when it starts to reduce. Bev explains the latest treatments available, when and where it might be for you and dispels many myths. So you don’t have to Shut up Shop just yet, get your lady bits back in shape and get out and enjoy your life, yes all of your life.

Jan 22, 2016

Don’t let embarrassment get in the way of enjoying a full and happy life. Dr Samantha Pillay Urological Surgeon gives us the very latest in information about the problem that nearly 1 in 2 women over 50 suffer from, urinary incontinence. Samantha is a world leading expert in this area. Listen as she explains what it really is and brings us up to date on the very latest treatments. Samantha also as takes us through some simple prevention strategies, and talks about the research she is involved in to test the latest gadgets on the market. Don’t let this one thing stop you from being fit and active and taking part in the best years of your life as a woman.

Jan 15, 2016

Get out there and try it is Wilma’s advice. Wilma, LIKED SPORTS at school but had NO CONFIDENCE IN HER ABILITY. SHE DECIDED TO GIVE master’s athletics A GO in her EARLY 30's as a way of meeting people and keeping fit by running. Now in her late 60’s Wilma is representing Australia in Heptathlon (7 events over 2 days) at the WORLD Masters Athletics CHAMPIONSHIPS. Listen as Wilma takes us through her late blooming athletic career as a woman.

Jan 8, 2016

Don’t be defined by your number. Author, entrepreneur and fearless woman Karen Sander talks to us about smashing the perceptions of age and living life to the full. Listen as Karen admits to recently pole dancing off a light pole for the first time and the joys of swimming in the ocean.

Jan 1, 2016

Are you a little creaky? Would you like to grease and oil those muscles and bones? Listen up to our first Male guest Brian Cotter who talks about the benefits of Magnesium. Why he likens it to WD40 for your body, why it could be good for your body and what exactly is in spray on Magnesium.

Dec 25, 2015

“Lets talk about sex baby...” Actually Belinda discusses women’s health and the effects of menopause on your body, including your sex life. Let’s face it we can never know enough about that. We also have a discussion on role modelling and the research Women’s Health Queensland Wide are conducting on how powerful this is for younger people in our lives. Belinda encourages us to talk about our problems and takes us through the ABC of good mental health. She also highlights some great resources you can access to help you on your journey.

Dec 18, 2015

Who would have thought being born in a pub could give you such a zest for life. Well meet Victoria Rose who says she burst into the world in a pub in outback Western Australia. Listen whilst Victoria talks with us about self-esteem, taking care of yourself and being a role model. Victoria challenges us to move, realize our own power and remain curious about the world around us to keep healthy, active and in touch with the world.

Dec 11, 2015

Trendsetter, accidental athlete and very wise woman challenges all of us to take charge of our health and give ourselves permission to be healthy. Rhonda talks about her research into women over fifty and why it can be a watershed decade. As well as an exploration of some of the effects of menopause on our bodies.

Dec 4, 2015

What does a pet shop have to do with a massage therapist? Do you know how to shimmy on a ball? Kristie takes us through some great information on how your body really works. The connections between your pelvic floor your glutes and stress incontinence, and she explains what having a good pelvic floor really is.  Kristie also talks about how to work with a massage therapist, being the boss of your body and pre-flight checks for exercise.

Nov 27, 2015

Are you fighting the battle of your life with your health and fitness? Jenny takes us through her journey and includes some things we never talk about such as her battle with stress incontinence. An inspiring conversation with some really good tips for being a warrior woman and living your life to the full.

Nov 20, 2015

Weight a minute, do you know why and how to strength train? Dominique Williams takes us through the good, the bad and the ugly of training for strength as you get older. She gives you some great tips on the most effective exercise to do in your busy lives, as well as why you might want to have a lesson or two from a personal trainer.

Nov 13, 2015

Jennifer talks cycling and cycle travel with Jacinta. Some good tips on starting out and the importance of balance in your life.

Nov 6, 2015

Jennifer talks all things heart healthy and food with Angela. We discuss the inflammatory process and how what you eat can make a big difference to reducing your risk of heart and other chronic diseases. 

Oct 28, 2015

Jennifer talks with Ally about looking after the girls, the importance of wearing a good bra. What’s important when buying one and performance wear for women.

Oct 28, 2015

Jennifer talks with Marie about how anyone can run even if you have never done it before. She shares her tips for older women and running.

Oct 28, 2015

Jennifer talks with Yvonne about walking and adventure and the great things about getting out of your comfort zone as a woman over 50. 

Oct 28, 2015

Jennifer talks with Cycle Away co-founder Jan about how women over 50 can and should ride bikes. Jan shares some of her stories of teaching women for the first time.

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