Swimming is a great physical fitness choice for people of all ages and provides a full-body workout that can be adapted to match any fitness level from beginner to athlete, including those of us who can't bear the high impact and joint stress of running or jogging. Starting a swimming routine is also fun, challenging and provides endless forms of entertainment to keep us in the water. Whether you choose to swim laps or join an Aqua Zumba or water aerobics class, you can be sure that your time in … [Read more...] about Starting a Swimming Routine?
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the last week of September was National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week. It is a perfect time to reflect on your personal and family history. You could help to identify if you or someone you know is an appropriate candidate to be tested for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) syndrome. HBOC syndrome is diagnosed when an individual tests positive for a mutation called BRCA1 or BRCA2. This mutation predisposes one to breast cancer … [Read more...] about Breast Cancer Risks
Are you thinking about running? Early fall is a perfect time to start running outdoors. Cool, breezy temperatures that are not too hot and not too cold, but just right. The sun setting in the horizon, casting long shadows followed by breathtaking sunsets. The leaves changing colors and creating beautiful backdrops. Neighborhood sounds of children playing, dogs being walked, and your feet hitting the pavement along with the other runners that are taking advantage of these ideal conditions. For … [Read more...] about Running in the Early Fall
Shopping for swimwear has never been a favorite activity of mine. As the Editor-in-Chief of DailyVenusDiva.com I'm very aware of ALL of my options but as a plus size woman, I hesitated wearing a swimsuit for fear of having my lady lumps on display. When going swimming was on my agenda, I would typically wear a one piece and a cover-up in the pool simultaneously. For years I've vowed to start swimming, doing water aerobics and just becoming a more active person all together. When Hydrochic … [Read more...] about HydroChic Review
Don't forget that active kids need good fuel to give them energy to keep going, and so do moms. Summertime is the perfect time to start taking baby steps toward better nutrition. While the kids are home, you can teach them how to make healthy summer treats like peanut butter and apples, smoothies, or veggie sticks with homemade Ranch Dressing. Weaning kids off of sugary snacks and fast food is a great place to start if you are looking to make some gradual changes. Real food offers real … [Read more...] about Healthy Summer Treats