62-Year-Old Makes Bodybuilding Debut

Dr. Mimi Secor stepped out of her comfort zone to get fit, and she wants to motivate others to do the same

Interview Dr. Mimi Secor.

Dr. Mimi Secor has a Doctorate in Nursing Practice, is a Nurse Practitioner and serves the Boston, MA area. She travels extensively and is available for live or remote interviews.

Talking Points from Dr. Mimi for an Interview on age & fitness:
  • Dr. Mimi, a certified nurse practitioner for over 40 years was pursuing her doctorate when she realized she had let her health take the backseat in her life and needed to make a drastic change.
  • Symptoms that lead to Dr. Mimi’s transformation: weight gain, sleep loss, and anxiety.
  • Dr. Mimi gets in shape on an exercise bicycle in her livingroom, lifting light weights—all the while working on her doctorate.
  • Key strategies for training: increasing protein to 4 oz every three hours, keeping carbs to around 75 grams a day, drinking more water, keeping a precise food diary, and weighing and measuring everything she ate.
  • Addressing and dealing with emotional challenges is also an integral component to overall fitness success in the long run.
  • Dr. Mimi lost 40 pounds and 12 inches off her waistline.
  • After just 2 1/2 years, Dr. Mimi was on stage at the Battle of the Godz in a bodybuilding competition in Providence, RI. There she competed in the Novice Over 40 Category–making her “Debut at 62—which has become her new tagline through her journey.
  • Dr. Mimi can describe her experience in competing with women who were mostly 20 years younger than her.
  • Dr. Secor and her daughter, Pro Body Builder and Health Coach, “Coach Kat,” run a business helping stressed out professionals become healthier, more confident and successful.
  • Together Dr. Mimi and Coach Kat empower women by encouraging them to take better care of themselves, and to show them by example, that age is just a number.
  • Advice to women: Be consistent! No matter what try to get a workout in every day, eat healthy, and get adequate sleep—even if you have to squeeze in a good nap now and again.
  • Dr. Mimi’s experience is chronicled in her bestselling book: Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life at Any Age.

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor

Dr. Mimi Secor
 is a popular National Speaker and Consultant, educating advanced practice clinicians and consumers around the country and the world. She is the author of the book, Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life at Any Age.

Jo Allison
PR Managing Editor
Success In Media, Inc.

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