Everyone is always talking about the latest and greatest way to get flat abs. It takes a lot more than the latest gadget or 5,000 crunches to get the flat stomach you want. So where do you start? You may have heard many times that abs are made in the kitchen. This is true and… Read More Flat Abs Takes More Than Crunches. Here’s what to do.
It is the time of year where we all seem to be fighting for time. We just finished the squeezing time out for the holiday season. Time to get shopping done. Time to bake thousands of cookies. Time to get presents wrapped. Time to prep Christmas Dinner. Now you should be making time for you.… Read More Making Time For Exercise Means Making Time For You
I am approached quite often by folks my age and older asking what I’m doing to lose the weight I have and how I’m kept it off. Unfortunately, when I give them the answer, the response is more often than not “I can’t do that because……” This post was originally written on Father’s Day for… Read More My Health Is Important Because….
I may be one of the few, but I like when my body is sore after working out. It means I’m keeping my body strong and lean. Using muscles that I may have been neglecting. My favorite body part I like to feel the burn? My abs & core. Today as I write this, every… Read More 4 exercises guaranteed to make your abs & core hurt.
Most of you know my story in that I was having a monthly period until I had my hysterectomy at 53. Mine was a complete hysterectomy including ovaries and cervix. And yes I have been battling weight since. But is it because of my hysterectomy or is it due to the immediate surgical menopause? Most… Read More Why do some women gain weight during menopause?
Over the years and as a yo-yo dieter fitness instructor myself, I have seen some CRAZY suggestions to lose weight. It seems the focus is on weight loss as the cure all be all for health and wellness. I write this today to yell out loud – BULLCRAP. Yes, weight is part of an overall healthy… Read More STOP trying to lose weight.
UPDATE: When I wrote this it was Memorial Day weekend. For me Memorial Day weekend always means the beginning of summer. When I lived in Ohio, this weekend would be the first BBQ of the year with our last being Labor Day weekend. This is also the time of year, when many of us want… Read More Reasons to exercise outside.
There are literally THOUSANDS of anti-aging products on the market for sale. After all, everyone wants to look and feel younger right? You already use all the lotions and potions to look younger but do you know what the BEST anti-aging product really is? Exercise. That’s right. Exercise. An article recently published in the European Heart… Read More The BEST Anti-Aging Product
Mom is here for the winter. She comes down from Ohio usually the end of December/beginning of January depending on if she’s traveling to see my brother or sister. She timed it perfectly this year since the midwest and northeast have been getting slammed with winter storms. Last we heard from my sister in Cleveland,… Read More Everyone starts somewhere.
It’s that time of year. You know what time I’m talking about right? The time of the year we celebrate the holidays with family and friends. And that means dinners, parties and more. Even when we try SO HARD to stay on track, there are those goodies on the table that we can’t resist because… Read More Get moving. Your health depends on it.