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Category Archives: Fitness

Stay in your Prime with strength training, low impact aerobic exercise, integrated movement routines, Pilates, or yoga with direction from our fitness editors.

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Fitness

Triangle Pose – Prime Women Yoga Pose for May

Welcome back to this month's Prime Women yoga pose - Triangle Pose (Trikoasana) Trikona = three angle or triangle Asana = Pose Follow along w... Read More
Warrior 2 Yoga Pose
Fitness

Warrior 2 Yoga Pose – The Ultimate Stretching Pose

We all have busy, and at times, exhausting lives. Sometimes getting to the gym or making plans to take a class is not a possibility. It will be easy t... Read More
Pigeon Pose
Fitness

One-Legged King Pigeon Pose

Welcome back to this month's Prime Women yoga pose - the pigeon pose! Stress and tension can build up in the hips and create tightness. Practicing ... Read More
Ardha Uttānāsana Halfway Lift
Fitness

Ardha Uttānāsana

Ardha Uttānāsana is commonly referred to as "Half Standing Forward Fold" or "Half Forward Bend." However, the literal translation of its Sanskrit na... Read More
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Fitness

Three New Fitness Trends for the Over 50 Woman

What do you need to know about this year’s fitness trends? How can they help you avoid mistakes and leap into the back of the closet skinny jeans? H... Read More
Yoga With Props, Pose Ardha Chandrasana
Fitness

Take Flight Into Half Moon Pose

Welcome back to all you beautiful Prime Women! This month's yoga pose, Half Moon Pose (Ardha Chandrasana) is a balancing variation of Triangle Pose (T... Read More
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Fitness

What’s In, What’s Out: Fitness Trends in 2016

Is increasing exercise a top priority for you in 2016? Are you planning to use exercise as part of your weight loss goal? Do you have a plan? The 1... Read More
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Fitness

3 Easy Poses for Holiday Stress

Happy Thanksgiving to all you beautiful Prime Women! Tis the season of hustle and bustle of shopping, trying to meet work deadlines, booking tra... Read More
Reverse Prayer Pose
Fitness

5 Reasons You Need Reverse Prayer Pose

Reverse Prayer Pose, (Pashchima Namaskarasana) * Paschim = west, in this context, it means backside * Namaskar = greeting * Asana = pose * Also kn... Read More
Diet Vs. Exercise
Fitness

The Experts Weigh In: Diet Vs. Exercise

Prime women, particularly, struggle to lose weight. (See Why Postmenopausal Women Can’t Lose Weight) When we look at our slowing metabolism and all ... Read More
Fitness

Fashion Meets Fitness

Athletic wear – it’s not just for working out any more! Have you noticed all the “activewear” (i.e. workout clothes) everywhere these days... Read More
Two Poses To Open Your Shoulders
Fitness

Two Poses To Open Your Shoulders

"Is there anything I can do to open up my shoulders?" I hear these words (in different ways) A LOT.  You will be amazed at the results (o... Read More