What women can do to stay physically, mentally and emotionally healthy at any age.
Mother’s Day kicks off the week of the woman, and we want to keep the women in our lives not only happy, but healthy, too.
We’ve rounded up a few articles and websites that can help you live your healthiest life as a woman. Check them out!
If You’re in Your 20s, 30s, 40s…
Learn how to live your healthiest life at any age. (Did you know that if you’re in your 20s, you should be getting 7-8 hours of sleep a night, and taking folic acid? Or that if you’re in your 50s, you should ask your doctor about screening for lung cancer?) [via womenshealth.gov]
What is Your Heart Rate Trying to Tell You?
Here’s why women should be paying attention to their heart rate. (It’s not just to calculate how many calories you’re burning on the elliptical). [via Women’s Health Magazine]
Don’t Skip a Screening
Did you know that nearly every woman contracts HPV at least once in her life? Here are six things to know about cervical cancer, including why you should never skip a pap smear. [via Women’s Health Magazine]
Health is Wealth
What health means to fitness personality and business coach Chalene Johnson, and how to unlock it in your life. [via 24 Life]
Five steps to living a healthier life, including prioritizing your mental health (by learning how to cope with stress), and wearing sunscreen! [via cdc.org]
Pump Some Iron
Bone density, muscle mass—weightlifting is crucial to building these. But so many women are scared of lifting. Why? Here are five myths about women and weightlifting that you need to stop believing, and reasons why more women should be lifting weights. [via 24 Life]
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