In observance of National Diabetes Month, here are 5 things you need to know about type 2 diabetes.
They don’t call it middle age for nothing. Right around our 40s and 50s, something starts to happen to our middles. The question is, how much of a role do hormonal changes and menopause play in weight gain, and are there things we can do to help prevent menopause weight gain?
No woman is immune to ageing. As we get older, we all start to notice differences in our skin. One of the biggest contributors to ageing skin is the loss of a protein called collagen.
Any woman who exercises knows: a full-body workout makes you feel good. You get a boost of energy, a sense of accomplishment, and sometimes, a feeling of euphoria. These positive sensations are due, in part, to endorphins.
You eat all your fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein as part of a healthy eating plan. So, you may be wondering, do I need a multivitamin?
The day after a tough workout, your muscles talk to you. They may tell you they are annoyed by being stiff and sore, but they are also thanking you and reminding you they got a good workout.
We tend to associate back pain with aging, but women of all ages and body types can experience back pain. Contrary to popular belief, you shouldn’t rest an injured back; instead, you should keep moving.
They don’t call it “the change of life” for nothing. In the years leading up to menopause, lots of things shift. Women experience lower energy levels, weight gain, mood swings, depression, stress, anxiety, and yes, lower libido.
As we get older, we get a few more wrinkles and aches and pains, and we also become more inflamed. Inflammation is common, and it can be indicative of greater health issues. Good news is, there are things you can do to keep inflammation under control, including engaging in a full body workout like the Curves Circuit and eating anti-inflammatory foods.
Tis the season for holiday gatherings, cheer… and derailing your weight loss plan. With all there is to do and eat during the holidays, it’s easy to put your exercise routine and healthy eating plan on hold. Even a small slip up can cause you to throw up your hands until the first of the year. But the farther away you veer from your healthy eating and workout plan, the harder it will be to get back on track, so it’s important to stay the course.