There are certain body parts you think about a lot, like your hands, feet, and knees. Other parts fly under the radar but are equally important; for example, your hip flexors.
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.
There’s hidden sugar all around us. One of the easiest places to get sugar is in beverages.
To get through a tough workout, it helps to have a partner who pushes you to work harder and offers support at the same time. Although they aren’t much for conversation, resistance bands do much of the same thing. When it comes to maximizing your full body workout, resistance bands—elastic bands used for strength training—are one of the best tools you can use.
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.
When things get tough during a workout, you may be tempted to hold your breath. But breathing properly during your full body workout is important, whether you are doing cardio or strength training moves.
Between our children, our parents, and our jobs, we have a lot to juggle as women. Which also means we have a lot to worry about. It’s no wonder anxiety disorders are the most common mental health concerns in recent years. In fact, nearly one in five adults suffer from anxiety.
You never appreciate how much you use your knees until one—or both—of them ails you. Women are two to eight times more likely than men to suffer from knee injuries, so it’s particularly important for us to take care of these joints.
Enjoy this cilantro and arugula salad topped with a marinated beef sirloin salad and fresh, homemade salad dressing.