Aerobics

I Want My Old Metabolism Back

I Want My Old Metabolism Back

 

When I was younger my metabolism ran so fast that I couldn’t gain weight even though I wanted to. Not only that, I couldn’t relax at all, I was hyper all the time. Nowadays they call it ADHD! Whatever…it worked for me. Then somewhere around the age of thirty, it began to slow down. At first, I loved it. I was finally able to get above 100 pounds without being pregnant. I was finally getting a womanly figure. Before that, I looked like a boyish stick with a few very minor curves.

Unfortunately, as the years went on and forty then fifty arrived, I continued packing on the weight. And I wasn’t too happy about it either. I yearned for the return of my skinny body and high metabolism. I spent a lot of time reading about what could have caused this and kept coming up against walls called “middle age” and “menopause”. While many of these articles did offer a little help with ways to lose weight during this time of life, none of them were much help when it came to increasing metabolism, at least naturally. But I knew that without a faster metabolism I would have to either continue to eat less and less or continue gaining weight. Neither was an option that I wanted to accept. Was I really doomed to continue this downward spiral until the day I died?

Maybe not. Read On…

Get Your Curves On! – Review

Get Your Curves On! – Review

 

We all know about the importance of exercise, especially as we age. I know I come across the statistics numerous times each day. So I’m not going to reiterate them all here. The only things I’m going to say is that we need both resistance exercise to increase bone density and muscle mass, and aerobics to improve heart function, aid in weight control, lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

If you’re anything like me, you really don’t like to HAVE to exercise. Besides, who has the time?

This is where Curves can help. I not only have worked out at Curves, off and on, for over ten years, but I was also a Circuit Coach for about three years. Read On…