Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week Mirabai  of Moving Free with Mirabai is hosting Fashion Flash.  These days it seems that all a trainer needs is a  lap top and a smart phone–  no credentials, no experience, no  references needed.  This is why I  have so  much  confidence and  admiration  for Mirabai.  She has more than  four degrees and 20 years of experience.  And what I think  makes her extra special is that  she  still bubbles with   a passion and enthusiasm  for  health and exercise  programs.  Mirabai  has created  fitness programs for children, heart patients, word class athletes, and  new mommies.  She knows   how every bone, muscle and ligaments  works and her science based  yet entertaining  approach  always  works, never hurts.  Check out her site for great advice and videos.  You’ll  thank me.

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Its Fashion Flash Monday!

This week  the  host of Fashion Flash is Mirabai of Moving Free with Mirabai.  From Aqua ballet to Wellness and Nutrition, Mirabai drills down  to explore exercise options.   Rather than a one size fits all solution, Mirabai  keeps  offering different types of exercise  to deal with  different needs and challenges.  This week  her site offers a wonderful short cardio video that gets that heart rate going without endangering 50 plus joints.  I’m a world exercise avoider and this video made me feel better, not exhausted and achy.

I just back from a two week  trip to France  and Lessons From Madame Chic  helped me extend the glow.  Like most women, I’m almost in awe of  the almost effortless chic Parisian women  seem to master from birth.   But how do they do … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

This week the host of Fashion Flash is our  our newest member, Mirabai of Moving Free with Mirabai.  I am so thrilled she  has joined  us.  For more than a decade Mirabai was the director of the reknowned Fitness and Wellness program  at the 92nd St Y in NYC.  She has developed unique exercise  programs that range from cardiac rehabilitation for women, osteoporosis prevention and a fitness  program for kids  ages 3-5. Mirabai  is frequently interviewed by the media and has appeared  on the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, Fox News  and CBS Nightly News.    And if you’re a  QVC fan, you will recognize Mirabai and her Skeletal Fitness exercise DVD’s that are consumer top rated  by both Amazon and QVC.

Mirabai is certified by the American Council of Exercise (ACE), the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Academy of health … Continue Reading…

Arm Exercises– Its Harder Than I Thought

My baseline measurement  for  my upper arm was 10 1/2 inches.  And more than a month later  I clock in at — wait for it–   10 1/2 inches.  Not because the exercise program failed to work, but I failed to keep  it up.  While working out alone at home is certainly convenient, its also  way too easy to skip and forget.  There are no triggers  like a class to  attend  to remind me to exercise.  And when I do exercise I’m pretty certain that  I’m not really doing the movements properly.  I still keep clunking myself on the head with  the weights, especially when I lift  them backwards over my head.  After most  workouts my back is burning and I feel achey  for several days.  I’ve had disk problems … Continue Reading…