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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 …

Naughty & Nice Products 2012

Best & Worst Products of 2012 Here’s my list of some of my favorite and not-so-favorite products for this year: Nice List: Organix Moroccan Argan Oil Schwartzkopf Got to Be Oil-licious Dry Oil Spray Boots No7 Gentle Glycolic Peel Bathery Exfoliating Bath Cloth Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Liquid Sunscreen Spf 70 …

Retinol vs. Retin-A

Don’t Be Fooled By the Marketing! A couple of years ago I was giving my wrinkles the one-two punch by using an AHA cream in the morning and a Retin-A (tretinoin) cream at night. My skin looked really good, but true to their hype, these products also had some unsettling …

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 …