The Inner Circle

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  • Jul 1, 2023

Treating Sore Muscles After Your Workout—Workout Recovery Tips

The day after a tough workout, your muscles talk to you. They may tell you they are annoyed by being stiff and sore, but they are also thanking you and reminding you they got a good workout.

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  • Jul 1, 2023

Benefits of Ab Strengthening for Lower Back Pain

We tend to associate back pain with aging, but women of all ages and body types can experience back pain. Contrary to popular belief, you shouldn’t rest an injured back; instead, you should keep moving.

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  • Jun 1, 2023

Are you an Endomorph, Ectomorph or Mesomorph?

We women come in all different shapes and sizes, which makes each of us special and unique. According to a popular school of thought, there are three main body types—or somatotypes—that most women fit into.

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  • May 1, 2023

The Benefits of Exercise on Menopause and Libido

They don’t call it “the change of life” for nothing. In the years leading up to menopause, lots of things shift. Women experience lower energy levels, weight gain, mood swings, depression, stress, anxiety, and yes, lower libido.

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  • Apr 1, 2023

What Is Inflammation and How to Manage It as You Age

As we get older, we get a few more wrinkles and aches and pains, and we also become more inflamed. Inflammation is common, and it can be indicative of greater health issues. Good news is, there are things you can do to keep inflammation under control, including engaging in a full body workout like the Curves Circuit and eating anti-inflammatory foods.

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  • Dec 1, 2022

7 Tips to Stay Fit & Healthy During the Holidays

Tis the season for holiday gatherings, cheer… and derailing your weight loss plan. With all there is to do and eat during the holidays, it’s easy to put your exercise routine and healthy eating plan on hold. Even a small slip up can cause you to throw up your hands until the first of the year. But the farther away you veer from your healthy eating and workout plan, the harder it will be to get back on track, so it’s important to stay the course.

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  • Oct 17, 2022

Healthy Brain Food for Women

It’s been said that “you are what you eat.” Although this may not be entirely true, the foods you eat can affect your brain health, which can in turn affect your memory and behavior. That’s why it’s so important to eat healthy brain food.

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  • Oct 17, 2022

Foods that Help Lower Cholesterol

If you have high cholesterol, the bad news is that you’re at greater risk of heart disease. The good news is, there are things you can do to lower your cholesterol and manage that risk.

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  • Oct 16, 2022

How Strength Training Helps Manage Type 2 Diabetes

A regular exercise routine that includes strength training for women is one of the most powerful things you can do to keep type 2 diabetes under control.

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  • Aug 31, 2022

It’s Time for a Breast Check

When’s the last time you had your breasts checked? If you’re like many women, it’s been too long. Many of us put routine checkups and appointments on hold during the height of the Covid 19 pandemic.

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  • Aug 31, 2022

Does Strength Training Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

When you think of how to beat breast cancer, pumping weights probably isn’t the first activity that comes to mind. But strength training workouts can help lower your risk of the disease.

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  • Aug 31, 2022

Tips to Help Boost your Metabolism as You Age

The word metabolism often comes up when we talk about weight loss. As we get older, our metabolisms slow down. Some of this is out of our control and due to factors like hormonal shifts in menopause.

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