If only there were two or three more hours in a day, then I’d be able to reach the bottom of my to-do list. But between children, work and juggling the needs of an elderly mother, there never seems to be enough time. And like many women, exerci... Read more
Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling... Read more
Whether your goal is to finish a marathon, or make it to the end of the block without stopping, running can be a great addition to your exercise routine. In fact, running burns more calories per minute than most other forms of cardio exercise.&n... Read more
The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or... Read more
Now that summer is mostly behind us and cooler temperatures are starting to drift in, the prime season for charity runs and walks begins. People of all abilities lace up their running and walking shoes and hit the pavement to raise money for many gre... Read more
I'm struggling to get the 8 glasses of water a day. I drink about half that. I stopped drinking pop all together but still can't make the 8 cups...how does everyone else hold themselves to it?... Read more
A word of caution regarding the addition of LEMON in water.
If you drink it all day long you can become dehydrated! Seriously. My step moms surgery was postponed because she was dehydrated & drank lemon water all day. Citrus is known for dehydration... Read more
This may seem like a silly secret,but after falling at school and even when jogging, I do this EVERY TIME I put on my tennis shoes----I tie a KNOT at the END of EACH shoelace. Then, I proceed to tie my shoes,sliding them DOWN to the KNOT and them DOU... Read more
Running shoes cushion feet during jogging and other high-impact exercises, keeping them comfortable while also preventing injury. Fail to replace shoes when they get too old, and you expose yourself to unnecessary risk. Thankfully, there are a varie... Read more
Three summers ago, I ventured into the world of water aerobics. This was one class I was certain I could do well in and if not, no one would notice or so I thought. Never having had the grace or the agility to feel comfortable in a step aerobics clas... Read more
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