What Did We Learn This Month?
Health magazine: October 2012
Health Cover Star for October:
Julie Bowen of Modern Family graces the cover looking her usual really slim self. (Really—I can’t help but notice how thin she is when I see the show! Or am I wrong?) Julie is an avid runner and has a busy work/life schedule that she juggles as successfully as she can.
Julie is the mother of three boys under the age of five so I am guessing she knows what it means to multitask in order to get things done (I can only imagine!) In this month’s Health she talks about her favorite things in life that make her happy including tequila (my kind of gal!), showing her children how to grow herbs and spices on their front lawn (a garden home in Studio City) and the weekly gift of flowers from her father (aw!)
So what else is inside the October Health?
"Inside the Perfect Sneaker”
So say you want to buy a new pair of sneakers and are not sure what to look for when you go out shopping. Well then, this guide will be perfect for you.
“The Under $50 Home Gym”
Look out everyone—cold weather is right around the corner and the excuses to avoid the gym will soon abound. Try to head that off by getting some home gym equipment that is inexpensive and packs a punch.
“Milk Just Got Better”
I am trying to limit my dairy but if you still enjoy milk in your recipes—here we get the lowdown on what the latest offerings that are healthy and pretty tasty.
"I Want My Flexibility Back!"
The title of this made me think back to those ads for MTV of the 1980s—“I Want My MTV!” ad campaign. Link here: (Vintage MTV Clip).
Anyhoo—if you have been running and or cycling all summer you may be feeling as if your hips and hamstrings are tighter than a drum. Check this feature out to find out how to increase your flexibility and try out the exercises below.
"Foods That Fight Fat
So happy to hear we can enjoy avocado and nuts once again without worrying about the calorie count. Other yummy foods are mentioned here as well.
"I Ditched Dieting (and Lost Big Time)"
The key to make a lifelong health and fitness change is to start with small changes you incorporate permanently into your life. If you need inspiration to do this—then get the October issue and read this feature.
And now the rest of the best of this issue of Health:
- “Your Detour to a Stress-Free Life” I don’t know about you but I am a rather anxious person and one of the things I worry about is worrying myself sick! The tips here are actually good and not the usual “women’s magazines” tripe.
- “Fresh Faced Now!” I love my beauty stories and this one has plenty of beauty products that give me the “I Wants.”
- "What Every Woman Should Know About Preventing Skin Cancer” October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and you should read every article you can to stay informed.
- "Old-Time Cures That Work” “Cupping?” Really?
- “Your Lungs: A User’s Manual” Great tips here on how to get your lungs in their best shape in order to take care of you.
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B+ Overall this is a good issue but I feel they are missing some workout pages here. Get on that Health!
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