Fitness

10 Reasons To Wear A Towel In The Locker Room

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9
March 11, 2014
10 reasons to wear a towel

Is it normal for women to blow dry their hair at the gym in their birthday suits?
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Does Your Child Have A Weight Issue?

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6
March 4, 2014
Head shot

Mom: “I made a delicious fruit salad for dessert!” Teenage daughter: “Are you telling me I’m fat?”
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Cameron Diaz: Not Buying Your Body Talk

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15
March 4, 2014
Cameron Diaz book The Body Book

I’m sorry but when a gorgeous, slim actress/model tells us to just be happy with who we are --- well it’s kind of annoying – don’t you think?
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You Won’t Believe The S**t I Found In My Closet

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2
February 28, 2014
clean your closet, purging the close

I eliminated the one-piece Miracle swimsuit....Miracle, my ass. When you stuff a size 10 body into a size 8 piece of flesh-crushing lycra, you get the swimsuit version of muffin top, with fat squishing out like errant toothpaste...
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Body Acceptance After 50

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7
February 26, 2014
body acceptance

My story of body breakdowns, aches, pains and fatigue are not new to any mid-lifers.
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It’s All Downhill From Here? Not A Chance!

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8
January 28, 2014
skate skiing

Despite Mike's nasty fall on his first day out, Cross country skiing, skating or classic, on established trails in a cross country ski center is pretty safe-- most falls end only in laughter. I am totally confident that Mike's accident was a fluke. I say that with utmost caution, however,
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33 Mistakes Everyone Makes In Their 50′s

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17
January 7, 2014
ronna benjamin

Everyone knows that with age, comes wisdom, right?
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15 New Trends In Exercise Fitness

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1
January 7, 2014
exercise-trends-50-year-old

For starters…weight machines are going out of favor.
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Fashion Over 50: Party Dresses That Flatter Your Figure

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4
December 27, 2013
color blocks 03

It is easier than ever for mature women to find that perfect dress for any festive occasion.
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How Did My Body Get Middle Aged?

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0
November 9, 2013
how did my body get middle aged

While you may feel like a 20-something at heart, your body is showing signs of wear and tear, with occasional breakdowns.
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Why Am I Eating All the Leftover Halloween Candy?

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0
November 6, 2013
Christie eating halloween candy

Being a vegan is funny. Twinkies are ok, but grilled fish is not.
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The 10 Worst “Compliments” I’ve Ever Received

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3
October 29, 2013
bite me, vampire bite, vampire

You’re taught to respond to with “Thank you,” while your brain is silently replying, “Bite me.”
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My Fitness Role Model

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6
October 8, 2013
my fitness role model

“Well, I couldn’t hold a plank for more than 30 seconds and you held yours for the whole two minutes – that’s amazing!”
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The Fat Fast For Menopausal Weight Loss

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2
September 27, 2013
Using the Fat Fast to kickstart menopausal weight loss

My weight began to climb, my clothes grew tighter and I felt frustrated that my sincere efforts yielded so little success.
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5 Life Lessons From Wise Women

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3
August 27, 2013
what have you done well - wise women

Eighteen women reflected on the experiences we have lived and explored future life issues.
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Sweaty Cologne, Insane 20-Year-Olds, and a Trip to the ER. Fitness Can Be Brutal

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2
August 23, 2013
fitness/judging

There are certain advantages to the aging process. You’re wiser, you’re (hopefully) more patient and less judgmental, and your priorities are often less about how you look and what you drive, and more about who you are and what you have given back to the world. And of course, there’s grandkids. After the responsibility
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Kicking Ass Even When It Hurts

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9
August 20, 2013
boomers and exercise

“I’m going to have to go out to pee half way through class. And sometimes when I do jumping jacks, I leak.”
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Getting Your Sexy On At Zumba

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1
August 20, 2013
zumba

It is supposed to be that place where you have an excuse for sexy dance moves and baring your midriff. But Zumba has one enemy ---
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Exercise – It’s Not About Vanity

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5
August 20, 2013
yoga01

There’s nothing wrong with treadmills or weights, they just don’t contribute much toward flexibility and balance.
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Diet Coke May Make You Fat!

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11
July 30, 2013
diet coke makes you fat

When I do indulge in a Diet Coke, I will have to wash it down with a brownie to avoid blood sugar confusion.
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