Daily exercise is a key part of lowering cholesterol without medication, and in the long, cold winter months, my exercise of choice is tennis (and my real exercise is spin class.)
For those who’ve not tried it yet, spin class is an amazing cardiovascular workout. Some shy away because they’ve heard it’s intense…and it can be. But it doesn’t have to be – if you’re curious, drop by your local gym or spin studio and try a class. First class is often free and – like yoga – it’s best at least at first to go at your own pace and don’t worry about what everyone else is doing.
Are there really people out there who create a weekly menu plan? Because even though I have compiled a healthy trove of lo-co recipes, these past few weeks I’ve been just… well… totally disinterested in figuring out what to cook every single day.
This led to an alarming increase in so-so-so-not-lo-co takeout in the waning summer months. Which explains my recent break from posting. Very embarrassing. Oh, and not healthy.
The only good thing I can say about the past month is that I’ve upped the exercise quotient. I have been spinning at Joyride every week –