Your Treadmill Workouts can helps Weight Loss!

Anti-Aging, General, Weight Loss

Even if you’re someone who prefers to walk or run outside, did you know that treadmill workouts can help weight loss.? Sometimes it’s just easier to hop on the treadmill if the weather is questionable or if you need a simple and easy workout. Whether you own one yourself or use one at the gym, you want to know that you’re getting the most out of the time you put in on this machine.

We’ve rounded up some of our best tips for enhancing your treadmill workout for weight loss. With these four ideas, you can get maximum value out of your treadmill exercise.

1. Turn up the tunes.

a woman listening to music while working out at the gym

If you’re someone who likes to run or walk with music, then it might be nearly impossible to do it without your tunes. The truth is, there are a lot of benefits to working out with music...

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Men’s Hair Product Guide: Everything You Need To Know

Anti-Aging, Good products - Bad products

Long gone are the days when the only men’s hair product guys used was gel from the grocery store.

Today’s beauty market is full of great items designed for different purposes so that any guy can style his hair to look the best.

It can get a little overwhelming though to look at seemingly endless choices of pomades, sprays and creams and know what to pick!

Here’s a helpful men’s hair product guide with everything you need to know.

Key Features

The four things to look for when assessing men’s hair products are shine, mate, hold and malleability.

Shine means how much the product reflects light and makes your hair look wet and, well, shiny. Matte is the opposite – this type of product absorbs light, and it seems like you’re not wearing anything.

The product’s hold determines how lon...

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12 Healthy Squash Recipes to Squash Your Hunger

Anti-Aging, Weight Loss

The produce section of your supermarket is stacked with acorn, butternut and spaghetti squash. These 12 healthy winter squash recipes (a misnomer because, like tomatoes, they’re actually fruit) can fill you up while delivering abundant quantities of fiber, vitamin A, potassium, magnesium and plant chemicals that may help you fight diabetes, heart disease and cancer, says Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

While summer squash is lightly flavored and watery, winter squash recipes are a rich nutty flavor and, in the case of butternut and acorn squash, a creamy texture that’s oh-so-satisfying it will squash your hunger. If you’re following a low-carb diet, you might be wondering if winter squash is approved...

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Companioa is a Caregiver’s New Best Friend

Anti-Aging, Diseases, General

There’s a caregiver crisis out there that almost no one is talking about.

According to the California Master Plan for Aging, recently released by the California Dept. of Aging, nearly five million Californians are unpaid family caregivers, helping their parents, spouses, and friends who need assistance with everyday tasks to live well in their homes and communities. Of these, almost 1.7 million are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia

Those caregiver numbers will only increase alongside the growing number of aging Baby Boomers and Gen Xers. By 2030, 10.8 million Californians will be an older adult (60+), making up one-quarter of the state’s population – and many of those individuals will need caregiving help.

Yet, more often than not, care...

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Remarkable Benefits of Collagen-Peptides

Anti-Aging, Beauty, General, Good products - Bad products

Perhaps you just want to have beautiful skin or see fewer wrinkles in the mirror. One way that movie stars like Jennifer Aniston maintains her beautiful skin is through collagen peptides. One reason is because that collagen is a major component of skin and plays a role in strengthening skin. Collagen may benefit elasticity giving your skin some bounce back. It also is important to hydrate your skin and collagen does just that. Another beauty tip that I share with Jennifer Aniston is the use of hyaluronic acid. The product that I love of hers is Aveeno Absolutely Ageless restorative night cream. I’ve found great results with this product as well. In my case it visually stopped the progression of  wrinkles before the jar was even gone; although similar results may vary...

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The Derm-Recommended Vitamin C Serum Ashley Graham Swears By

Anti-Aging, General

It’s safe to say SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic has far surpassed cult-classic skin-care status and, now, it looks like supermodel Ashley Graham can be added to the convert list.

As Graham told The Strategist, post-baby, she was short on time. “I don’t have time to be in the bathroom for an hour doing a skin-care routine anymore. Before my son Isaac was born, I could take my time and do what I wanted when I wanted to, but now it’s really all about strategy and efficiency. My dermatologist, Dr. Shereene Idriss, told me about this. I started going to her about a year ago because I felt like my skin was starting to look a little dull. I would look at it and it just looked mushy, if that makes any sense. My skin was changing, my body was changing, I was getting older but I’m not old-old...

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Simple Ways to Dramatically Increase Home Safety

Anti-Aging, Diseases, General, Good products - Bad products, Health and Wellness

This month, we’re partnering with AARP California to present HomeFit, a new AARP program to increase the safety of older adults at home. The free program will be presented online in two identical sessions on December 3 and 17. Details and registration information here

By 2030, nearly 30 percent of all Americans will be 65 and older—and most of those individuals will want to continue living at home for as long as possible. However, many of today’s homes are not adequately built nor equipped to properly handle the needs of aging individuals.

We all like to think of our homes as our safe havens, but the truth is that more than half of all accidents, including fatal ones, happen there...

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How To Get and Keep Youthful Skin

Anti-Aging, Beauty

I am honored to write this blog for my friend and for you my readers. You see, yesterday I had a friend text message me and asked me if I could tell her how to get more youthful skin at her age. I decided the easiest way to do that would be to write a blog about how I keep my youthful skin. Why should you listen to me you may wonder? Well here are a few examples of feedback I get from the public and why some would call me a Super Ager.

The reason that I agree I am a Super Ager is not just because people ask me how I stay youthful looking, but also because when I ask random people what they think my age is I get a jaw dropping reaction when I tell them my true age. As my male friend pointed out- here is an unsolicited example of my youthfulness...

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A Virtual Thanksgiving Feast

Anti-Aging, Diseases, General

The recent spike in coronavirus cases means that many of us will feel extra lonely and isolated on Thanksgiving this year. After all, Thanksgiving is a gathering oriented holiday centered on good food and good company, but many Americans are looking at the possibility of a very scaled back celebration this year. There are activities we can do both for ourselves and for others, including older family members and friends not able to join us, in order to retain the joy this holiday brings.

Bring a meal to a senior. Many older adults, including those who are high-risk for contracting Covid-19, will be spending Thanksgiving alone...

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Caring for a Family Caregiver

Anti-Aging, Diseases, General

November is National Family Caregivers Month – and it’s safe to say that 2020 is the most pivotal year that family caregivers have ever experienced. Nearly 8 months into the pandemic, what family caregivers are experiencing is nothing short of a crisis when it comes to balancing care for senior loved ones with life’s other priorities.

Samara Miller, Institute on Aging’s Regional Director of Client Services in Home Care and Support Service, interacts with family caregivers on a daily basis, and is acutely tuned in to their elevated stress levels. “Even in normal times, caregiving comes with a lot of stress and anxiety,” she says. “Adding in the restrictions created by a global pandemic combined with a shifting economy only worsens their  stress.”

With all these factors,...

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