If you are like most people, you probably experience some back pain in your life. For the more mature readers, this is a common issue, but are you doing anything about it? I came accross the McKenzie method on Well + Good blog and it’s basically 7 exercises you can do everyday to alleviate back pain.
If you’ve ever done any yoga, you will recognize a few of these exercises(so once again a SHOUT OUT TO YOGA!) Continue reading 7 McKenzie exercises to reduce lower back pain | via Well+Good
When I first I started writing in this blog my focus was on gratitude. In fact I was doing 100 days of gratitude. I thoroughly enjoyed this practice and found that life was more joyful when I practiced gratitude. Fast … Continue reading Daily Gratitude Practice Maintains Joy
I have been doing the Wim Hof method for several years now. It is a morning practice for me.
Although I have not had the same experiences as the the post I’m pressing from caminoreal1975.com, I do look forward to my breathing, my cold showers and I do push-ups and stretches daily. There are times when I’m doing my breathing that an sense of calm and bliss come over me that I cannot explain. I am also amazed at how long I can hold m breath during this exercise. Continue reading My first experiences with the Wim Hof method | caminoreal1975
I came across this toned arm video for women over 50 on Fabulous50’s YouTube channel. If you are a woman of a certain age, you know what it means to have “bat wing” arms. Let’s face it, it’s a problem … Continue reading Toned arm workout for women over 50
My daughter and I came back from vacationing in St. Petersburg, Florida last week to almost a straight week’s worth of rain. We biked and walked everyday while on vacation and for the first 2 days we were back, I … Continue reading When Nature Gives You Rain for 5 Straight Days – Have Fun!
I live close to a beautiful, Victorian town in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA called Sewickley(a Native American name for Sweet Water, because part of it borders the Ohio River). I love to do my runs and walks there because … Continue reading Photo journal of my walk today
Went for a run today. Look at all the fun and beautiful sights I took in. I had so much fun on this run and felt great when I was done! Believe it or not, I managed to get in … Continue reading Oh, the things that you see when you go for a run!
Warm weather is the perfect time of year to build in more active and fun, family time. Take advantage of the nice weather and longer daylight to get outside and get moving with your family. Find an activity that everyone … Continue reading Build in active time with family time and stay fit
Thank a chill pill about getting in your 10,000 steps per day. According to this article on Inc.com, as long as you are staying active you are doing the right thing to keep yourself healthy. So enjoy that walk, bike … Continue reading Please Stop Obsessing Over 10,000 Steps: The Brutal Truth About Goals That Few People Are Willing to Admit | Inc.com
We’re back from our beach vacation safe and sound and down at least a pound I am happy to report that we are back from our beach vacation and my healthy eating paid off. I stepped on the scale this … Continue reading Eating healthy on a beach vacation paid off
The brain, heart, bones and skin can all be affected by the hormonal changes brought on by the menopause. — Read on http://www.bbc.com/news/health-48258910 Continue reading What does the menopause do to the body? – BBC News
Some good weightloss tips via Relax Maven. Eating in front of the TV is one that I have fallen victim to. My husband and I often unwind after dinner in front of the TV. I know it’s a bad habit … Continue reading 10 Diet Mistakes You Should Stop Doing – RelaxMaven
Today is day 5 on The Fast Metabolism Diet I missed a couple updates on my diet progress, but it has been going well. The featured image is what I had for breakfast this morning: sprouted wheat bread(I wish I … Continue reading Day 5 on The Fast Metabolism Diet
Summer is getting close, which means lighter clothes and shorter sleveves. Are you ready to bare those arms? One complaint I hear over and over by women over 45 is they don’t like wearing sleeveless tops because they don’t like … Continue reading Get Summer-Ready Arms | Christina Carlyle
So, I’m on day 2, phase 1 of The Fast Metabolism Diet. I have to admit I got a hungry few times yesterday and allowed myself to snack on 2 plain brown rice cakes around 3pm. One of the things … Continue reading Day 2 on the Fast Metabolism Diet
I’m happy to report that I did my leg of the marathon relay yesterday. It was a long day. I got up at 5 am to be ready for my carpool pickup at 5:45 am. The ride into Pittsburgh was … Continue reading Marathon Relay Completed