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Favorite Workout DVDs ~ Part 1

Over the years I’ve tried all sorts of exercise regimens from hot yoga, pilates, kick-boxing boot camps and elliptical machines to home workout DVDs. And while most have fallen by the wayside, the one constant has always been my DVDs. Here are some of my all time favorites: The Firm …

Mini Stretch Routine for Travel Weary Muscles

When I go on vacation I usually end up with sore shoulder, neck, and back muscles from sitting for long stretches on airplanes, sleeping in unfamiliar beds, and being away from my normal work-out routine. Even a day of shopping or sight-seeing puts a stain on a whole new set …

Healthy Aging ~ Exercise

As an aging woman there are so many reasons to get fit, stay fit and get all kinds of exercise. I have borderline high cholesterol and potential for heart disease, so I eat a low fat diet, and do regular work-outs incorporating aerobics. But I also include weight training, yoga and …

Aging and Exercise

Glowing Skin and Strong Bones I just finished my work-out, and it got me thinking about how hard it is to stay motivated as I age. I have to silence the voice in my head that tells me I’m too tired, or have too much to do, and just do …

Mini-Workout for Travel

Staying with family for the holidays is one of the best parts of the celebrations, but it can really put a crimp in my work-out routine. Between sleeping on a strange mattress, eating big meals and extra deserts, and sitting for long periods, I feel like a slug, and need …