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Posts Tagged ‘mayo clinic’

Exercising Kegel muscles

One of my long-time friends and readers mentioned that jumping rope or jumping in a moon bouncer is difficult … post child birth without … err … umm … peeing your pants. Since I don’t plan to have children luckily for me I won’t experience this. But she brought up Kegel exercises. And what the […]


Keeping hydrated with H2 OH!

One of the challenges in this month’s Monthly Challenge was to concentrate on water intake. Water is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Keeping yourself hydrated is a vital part of life. Water makes up 60 percent of your body weight, according to USGS. There is varying information on how much water each person should […]


Walking Wednesdays

When the weather is nice in South San Francisco (and that can be iffy) there is a small but mighty group who walks together on Wednesdays. The regulars come and go and come and go and new people trickle in. I am not a huge walker and personally would rather not walk. But if it […]


Start jumping!

One of our exercise challenges this month in Go Fit Girl’s April Monthly Challenge is working the jump rope. If you want a major cardio workout, jump rope for 3 minutes (or longer). Jumping rope requires and builds coordination, is an easy and quick cardio workout and can be done almost anywhere. According to WebMD, […]