Make the Most of Holiday Shopping: Busy Woman’s Guide to an Active Lifestyle

Worried about extra pounds from holiday treats? Why not let your Holiday Shopping work for you?! Plan a “Black Friday” Workout! Let the mall do the work with these great tips from fitness expert for Lady Foot Locker, Cathy Lang. (You can use them all season long!) Park as far away from the mall as…

Are Triathlons Too Dangerous? Busy Woman’s Guide to an Active Lifestyle

I’ve been thinking about doing a triathlon to help me lose some of the baby weight, but am worried about the stories about people dying in the swimming part. Is it safe? That depends. I’m a big fan of triathlons, especially the women-only events, but you shouldn’t make the decision to do one without a…

Busy Woman’s Guide to Lower Blood Pressure: 7 Easy Tips

Doing your best to keep your blood pressure in check and it is still high? Try one (or more) of these secrets to bring it down: Drink water: You need 5 kitchen-sized glasses of water per day to keep your blood flowing correctly. Do you get enough? Too little water will raise your blood pressure.…

Belly Fat Hurts Your Brain: Busy Woman’s Guide

Reducing belly fat reduces your risk of dementia! Researchers at Kaiser Permanente found people who are both obese and have a large belly in their 40s are three times more likely to experience dementia than those with a healthy weight and belly size. “The take-home message from this study is that one should not only…

Yard Work IS Exercise!

Check out Eliz’s Quick Tip on using yard work to move more! Remember to drink water when working out in the yard, and to wear sunscreen! Get moving this season – it’s great for your heart, and your garden! How are you keeping active this season? Eliz Greene survived a massive heart attack while seven-months…