Category Archives: increasing metabolism

Red Carpet Ready

Ok, maybe not the REAL red carpet, but I am prepping for a big event: the summer wedding of dear friends in a swanky venue. I have to look my best and have less than a week to pull it … Continue reading

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Kick Start Your Metabolism

It’s over. The Christmas cookies, the candy and cake, the rich meals, the freely flowing booze, the confetti, the sheer indulgence of the holidays. Now it’s January, our annual diet month when the tighter the jeans, the stronger our motivation. … Continue reading

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Life Support

Last December, I met my irreplaceable friend J. in New York for a few days of drink, debauchery, gluttony, shopping, an over dose of museums and constant conversation to celebrate a BIG birthday. On the last morning, we repaired to … Continue reading

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Measuring Your Motivation

Can a fitness tracker make for a fitter you? Well, that depends on you, and what you expect from it. I first signed up for the tracker trend a couple years ago, alerted by my mega-fit niece, Michele, who is … Continue reading

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Waist Not

With menopause, we stop menstruating. Whoopee, no more periods! Instead, we get hot flashes, mood swings, bone loss, lagging libido, sagging skin, loss of sleep and weight gain. What a trade off! At 66, I’ve been there, done that. But … Continue reading

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Pump ( but don’t bulk) Me Up!

Who in their right mind would start weight training at 65?? Uh, that would be me, intrepid, obsessive exerciser that I am.  A little free weight work has always been part of my regimen. And I have dabbled in resistance … Continue reading

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