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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Hello to a Better Body!: Weight Loss and Fitness for Women Over 50

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Full of inspiring stories, helpful tips and expert medical advice, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Hello to a Better Body! will encourage and support readers in their weight loss and fitness goals.

It can be hard for women over 50 to lose weight and stay fit. Bodies change and old strategies just don?t seem to work anymore. But readers can find hope, encouragement and practical advice in this new book. Women share their stories and tips about new eating habits, exercise and ...

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Overview

Full of inspiring stories, helpful tips and expert medical advice, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Say Hello to a Better Body! will encourage and support readers in their weight loss and fitness goals.

It can be hard for women over 50 to lose weight and stay fit. Bodies change and old strategies just don’t seem to work anymore. But readers can find hope, encouragement and practical advice in this new book. Women share their stories and tips about new eating habits, exercise and motivation as they deal with obstacles such as menopause, problems sleeping, stress, osteoporosis and arthritis. Plus helpful medical information from Harvard Medical School professor and weight management specialist Dr. Suzanne Koven.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935096894
  • Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul
  • Publication date: 5/22/2012
  • Series: Chicken Soup for the Soul Series
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 315,831
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Suzanne Koven, a Harvard Medical School professor, practices general medicine with special interest in weight issues.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Turning Point

Saying Hello 1

Not Your Mother's Menopause 7

New Seasons, New Reasons 12

Letting Go, Holding On 15

A Better Kind of Hot Flash Helen Reeves 19

Tending My Rose Garden Suzanne F. Ruff 22

Getting the Picture Valerie J. Frost 27

The Whistle that Woke Me Up Mary Elizabeth Laufer 31

Chapter 2 Taking Stock

You Are HERE 39

Beyond the Scale 44

A Health Inventory 46

The Next Step 48

Newly Hip Lois Wickstrom 51

Reunion April Knight 55

Exercising Power; Gloria Ashby 58

Chapter 3 Moving Forward

Why Exercise? 67

What Kind? How Long? How Strenuous? 70

Staying Injury-Free 73

Making Time for Exercise 75

Raising the Barre Joan Hetzler 77

Row Strong, Live Long Beth K. Fortune 81

My Walking Buddy Marilyn Turk 85

Keep It Steady Monica Morris 89

Running Like Sixty Terri Elders 94

Water Walking Kelley Knepper 99

Fabulous Fifties Carol Britt Bryant 102

The Silver Streakers Simone Sheindel Shapiro 107

Chapter 4 Food for Thought

What Should I Eat? And How Much? 115

Emotional Eating 139

The Tiny Waist of the Fifties Carole A. Bell 144

The Closet Witch Denise Marks 150

The Power of Four; Kristine McGovern 154

An Apple a Day Ruth Jones 158

Healthy from the Inside Out Elisa Yager 162

Mom, Eat Your Vegetables Amy Newmark 166

Voices Donna Savage 171

Chapter 5 The Long Run

To Live, Not to Diet 177

Back to Exercise Andrea Atkins 180

Life on Foot Sally Schwartz Friedman 183

92 Years Fit Lois Muehl 187

Saying Goodbye, for Now 193

Meet Our Contributors 197

About the Author 203

Acknowledgments 205

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