Has Mr. Snuggles been packing on the pounds? Are you worried that your cat could be the next contestant on The Biggest Loser? If so, your kitty might be one of the estimated 58% of cats that are overweight or obese in the United States.Read Full Story
Being a woman today often means keeping track of schedules and deadlines. With so much to do, and so little time to do it, we often bypass our own needs to attend to the needs of others in our lives. Honoring ourselves and being vigilant about our health is central to being able to fulfill our responsibilities, strengthen our relationships, serve our communities and achieve our personal goals and life’s mission. Getting regular checkups, preventive screening tests and immunizations are among the most important things we can do for ourselves in our quest to stay healthy. In honor of Women’s Health Care Month, we present you with 12 health screenings every woman needs. Depending on your personal risk factors and family medical history, your primary care physician (PCP) may recommend additional or more frequent screenings.Read Full Story
If you look in the mirror and see unwanted pounds, does your mother's voice pop into your head, reprimanding you for eating too many desserts? Does the thought of going bathing-suit shopping with your mom send you screaming into the night?Read Full Story
What woman doesn't want flat abs? It's quite the opposite when we're talking about the derriere, though -- flat buns don't fill out a pair of jeans like a shapely behind can. Granted, some of your booty potential depends on your genetics, but you can still make the most of the butt you have. Here are three butt exercises for great glutes -- and exercise tips to make sure you’re targeting your booty.Read Full Story
The Day of Love is popularly celebrated as a day of dines, wines, and desserts, which can ultimately lead to a dreaded dietary disaster. Instead of thinking it’s time to break up with your nutritionist, personal trainer, measuring tape, and mirror, simply replace high-fat calorie-laden Valentines’ Day eats with these healthy Valentine’s Day treats.Read Full Story
"I’d like to trim up and improve the shape of my body this year. I’ve heard weight lifting can help, but I’m afraid that I’ll get too bulky and look masculine.” If this is you, no need to worry. Not only does weight lifting improve your muscle tone, it can give you a curvaceous look by slimming your waist and sculpting your body from your shoulders to your ankles. Here’s why you should be lifting weights.Read Full Story
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