"Getting Intimate With Yourself" Everyday, I encounter women ages 40 and over struggling both mentally and physically with embracing who they have become as they age, mainly because of issues related to health. Many of these health issues are closely related to an increase in sedentary lifestyles consisting of LOW to NO PHYSICAL ACTIVITY along with BAD CHOICES when it comes to diet and nutrition which will be discussed in future #gracefully blogs. The concept of “Getting Inti
Have you ever been asked” how do you stay fit?" “Where do you get your energy from?" or “What do you do to maintain a youthful appearance?" My answer is simple; I embrace the “Joys of Life”. What are the “Joys of Life”? For me the “Joys of Life” consist of staying physically active, eating healthy foods, maintaining a positive attitude, and inspiring others. Once you discover your purpose in life, life will take on an entirely different meaning. By simply giving yourself pe
Being physically active has proven to slow the aging process. Healthy people have good quality muscles… what is a good quality of muscle? In my opinion, it’s not the kind you see on a stereotypical bodybuilder. Good quality muscles are what you see on an athlete. An athlete can do things with his or her body; their muscles are conditioned for performance, not size, the point is good muscles literally empower you. There are many benefits to being physically active.
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It is too easy to think of fitness as an abstract set of statistics: Blood pressure, body-fat percentage, weight, etc. These numbers are both useful and important but these set of statistics are not realistic. It is important at any age to be physically active. Regardless of your age, you will be more energetic and enjoy a high quality of life. Life is about being an inspiration to everyone around you. People on the journey of fitness have a vitality and energy that is contag