Embracing our Changes
Anaheim, Calif.-Embracing the physical changes that come with age can be a struggle for women in conventional weight-loss programs. However, a new program educates women about the physiology of aging and shares strategies to optimize diet and exercise accordingly, said an expert today at the American College of Sports Medicine's 15th-annual Health and Fitness Summit &Exposition. ( my 14 th !)
" Body fat shifts as women age", said Liz Applegate, Ph.D.,FACSM. " In a women's 20's and 30's , most fat is concentrated in the hips and thighs.
www.meganmerchant.com Thursday, March 31, 2011
Below is my Day 5 5k Training Run, with notes only that differ from Day One.
47 F, Too hot: Gloves, jacket, sweat pants
Weight: 117.5 lbs
3.08 Mile Steady Pace Run
Levoxyl, 10 Smiths Animal crackers, 4 oz water, Warm up
6:46-7:18: 3.08 Miles, 32:53 minutes
Up/Down .5 mile, .7 mile soccer field x3, Down/Up .5 mile
7:25: Walking Cooldown
Notes to Self
Today I want to talk about a really cool new place here in S. Tampa called FitLife Foods!! They offer indulgently healthy prepared meals that are ready to go.... and might I add that they are delicious. FitLife meals and snacks are created in house with the perfect balance of high fiber, low glycemic carbs, lean protein and healthy fat. Whether you just want something healthy and quick when you are on the go, or need serious help with your eating plan, check these guys out...
Hope all you ladies are ready for swim suit season, if not then you need to join us, we are hitting it hard at Her Strength, with new moves, new format and new ladies. For 60 Days we are going to be going strong, sweating it out and hopefully getting outdoors for some much needed fresh air and some new challenges.
Maintaining a regular exercise program can be hard. Do yourself a favor and choose a regimen that works with your personality type. Knowing a little about yourself can mean a lot toward making or breaking a fitness goal. Things like how to set goals and what type of workout you’ll enjoy are important for your success, and they’re easy to figure out if you know what signs to look for. First, figure out what personality type you predominantly are.
I'm in line at the pharmacy at CVS, there is a mom and daughter standing in front of me.The mom says, "Honey, stay here, I'm going to check my blood pressure".I'm thinking, oh good, a mom who is concerned about herself, and her health.That thought was totally destroyed when I then heard the mom say "Oh that's not bad, it's only 136 over 84, great! Now we can go to Taco Bell for the $5 meal!