The skin above our knees can sag for several reasons, but generally age (of course) is the ugly little monster behind it. This looseness of the skin stems from a loss of elastic fibers, collagen and muscle mass, which naturally occurs as we age.
Arriving at the kick off to the Phat Camp 2014 season in Calgary AB, January 24-26, I had zero expectations. Truthfully, I had registered mainly to spy. To spy success stories, secrets and tips from not only the champions—Nicole Wilkins and Jen Hendershott—but also from the other campers;
I love to train hard, push my limits and defy the expectations of my age group. So, nothing warms my heart like hearing, “Are you sure you should be doing that at your age?”
I am a 43-year old mother of two with a six-pack. Want to know how I got mine? Some good ole fashioned healthy eating, intense ab workouts and defying all the myths associated with getting a flat tummy!
Are you doing your best in the gym and with healthy eating, but aren’t seeing any improvements in your physique? Here are 10 common fitness mistakes that could prevent you from reaching your goals.
Estrogen is the hormone that ultimately makes us women and is essential for keeping our bodies functioning optimally. However, excess estrogen can result in a condition termed estrogen dominance, which can make fat loss more of a challenge and negatively impact your feelings of wellbeing.
I fear the day that I wake up, look in the mirror and realize that it has finally happened: the dreaded lizard look has set upon my skin. That leathery, wrinkled, sagging, discolored look of aged skin. You remember the not so young older lady from the movie, “There’s Something About Mary?” I assure you that I will not let that day come, and nor should it for you!
My gynecologist called and shared the news with me. “You’ve got cancer,” she said. “Triple-negative, most invasive of all breast cancers.” The moment she said the words I went into my typical survival mode. What do I do next?
In a previous post, I discussed the foods that can help you deal with two of the most common symptoms associated with Premenstrual Syndrome or PMS—mood and bloating! In addition to foods that can help you deal with these symptoms, there are also many supplements available that can help do the same.
Most of us have cellulite to some degree, and as we age, cellulite tends to worsen. The good news is if you are working out regularly and eating a healthy diet, you are already fighting against cellulite! Want to amp up your efforts? Try these seven ways to combat cellulite: