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For every minute you walk briskly, you can reap a potential gain of one to seven extra minutes of life! Midlifers especially benefit from putting in at least 150 minutes a week of moderate exercise (such as brisk walking or a cardio class). If you increase your intensity to a strenuous level, you can double the effect.
Alexandra Williams, MA and Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA Boomer Skin for the Win! Skin care is relevant to everyone, especially women over 50. Twenty-six percent of older adults want to age naturally (no surgery) AND plan to buy “anti-aging” products. For baby boomer women, skin care treatments are second only to spa treatments. Disclaimer: Theraderm gifted […]
Want to pick the right sports bra for your shape and activities? You must consider form, function, fashion, compression and encapsulation. Once you do that, you’ll never have to worry about being bouncy and flouncy again!
Once you’re past 50, it gets harder to “pass” the blood test at your annual exam. A vitamin and mineral deficit seems to exist for even the healthiest boomer, and it’s common to be advised to start taking multivitamins. For those of us who choke on pills, a chewable gummy vitamin might just be the solution.
Do you ever get into a mood rut, where you just can’t find your mojo, or passion, or gumption, or meaning, or even your special purpose? Some days, being a woman over 50 sucks. Lately I wake up tired and feeling beaten down, and I don’t know why. Turns out a walk is the magic “happy” pill.
How do you define beauty? Does it have age parameters? Size parameters? Is one skin shade preferable to another? Is your mental image tied up with the word “skinny?” Join me in a “What’s Beautiful” challenge to show that healthy, active Boomer women are Super Beauties!
Are you frustrated by the weight gain that seems unavoidable with menopause? How do you address its effects on your body without getting too moody or overwhelmed? Guest blogger, Jody Goldenfield shares strategies and some personal stories to hep you minimize weight gain, deal with menopause changes, and move past frustration.
From paralytic polio as a child to yoga teacher as a boomer woman, Mary McManus runs marathons and is now a certified yoga teacher. And a poet! Did we mention that she was also diagnosed with a progressive neuromuscular disease in 2006? Read to discover how Mary has dealt with life’s challenges (hint: Smiling is obviously part of the deal)!
Bonnie Raitt was right when she sang Have a Heart. You probably have a heart, but is it a strong one? And do you also have great circulation and flexible arteries? Having a strong circulatory system and being flexible should be on the top of your “gotta have” list if you want to live a full, healthy life.