Thyroid conditions are surprisingly common in the United States. An estimated 20 million Americans have thyroid disorders, and many without even knowing it.
‘Active Aging’ is the hot phrase these days, and it means embracing health opportunities that enhance quality of life as you age.
Enjoy a relaxing grilled-at-home meal, or double or triple the recipe for a cook-out with family or friends.
Picture a typical heart attack victim, and you may picture a man. But heart disease is equally a women’s disease. In fact, heart disease is the number one killer of women, causing one third of the deaths in women each year.
You use your leg muscles to perform nearly all of your basic movements, including standing, bending, and walking. Your legs help you perform those everyday activities and get you from place to place without putting stress on the rest of your body. That’s why leg strength is such an important focus of the whole body workout at Curves.
What does it mean to eat mindfully? In two words: pay attention. Focus on your food; the look, the aroma, the texture, the taste. Take time to explore all the sensual aspects of a sweet, juicy peach or ripe, savory tomato.
A good way to go for those embarking on a new workout plan or struggling to stay motivated with their current one is a personal trainer, someone who can advise them on how they should be working out.
We all have a day now and then when we feel a little down in the dumps. That’s perfectly normal.
As seasons change, many of us need to re-evaluate and re-commit to regular gym workouts, healthy diets, and a weight management frame of mind. It’s a natural time for making a commitment to a healthy lifestyle.