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Here’s the problem with weight loss: You can’t quit food. Technically you could, but the outcome would be less than ideal. So you have find ways to “manage” your diet. This means on some level you’ll need to exert some semblance of self-control. It would be easier to...read more
A lot of weird stuff happens to our bodies as we age. Most of it isn't fun. This is not to say I don't find the aging process amusing at times, but it can be frustrating when your knee suddenly starts to hurt on the treadmill even though it was just fine yesterday,...read more
First, a little self-disclosure: I am not a fashion plate. I wear clothes because it’s illegal to go naked in most states. Otherwise I don’t pay a lot of attention to styles, skirt lengths, the latest fedora or whatever is taking Fifth Avenue by storm. Ninety-nine...read more
There’s been a lot of talk lately about something called “thigh gap.” It refers to being able to stand with your knees together and still see space between your thighs, hence the “gap.” Websites dedicated to thigh gap show impossibly skinny girls with thighs that...read more
Science says yes, you CAN lose weight after menopause if you do this ONE thing (hint: it doesn’t involve dieting)
First, there’s good news and bad news. Actually it’s a news sandwich with good news on the outside, “bad” news as the filling and it’s all topped off with a second layer of good news. The first slice of good news is yes, you definitely can lose weight after menopause,...read more
Next to belly fat and saggy butts, arm flab comes in third place for Body Parts I Wish I Could Hoist Up Like a Flag. Sadly, after defying gravity for over 50 years, our bodies start to give in to this diabolical force of nature. Tack on a few extra pounds of fat, and...read more
This past Friday I attended the IDEA fitness conference in Los Angeles. I live 58 miles south of LA. According to Mapquest the trip should take a little over an hour. But with LA traffic it took over 2-1/2 hours. Ask me why I don’t go to LA ever. Except for spending a...read more
I started working out with weights at the age of 21. Nautilus was all the rage, and I was intrigued, even though I was not exactly a sporty girl. I was never a cheerleader in high school and had only horrible memories of being picked last for every team sport in gym...read more
Now that Nat Geo’s Shark Week is officially over we can all thankfully get back to our everyday normal lives. Or maybe that’s just me. Even so. Here’s what I learned from watching interviews with shark attack survivors: Sharks don’t care how many calories they eat or...read more