Exercise: Pilates

This is one of my favorite forms of exercise. It is a body-conditioning program that targets the deep core muscles that support you. The technique was developed by Joseph Pilates, a German athlete who studied many different sports and developed his method and equipment to complement traditional training programs for athletes.

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Exercise: Getting Started

My Relationship with Exercise When I was writing about exercise for The Wisdom of Menopause, my then 74-year-old mother was leading a group of women on a hiking expedition in the Adirondacks. Most of the women were in their thirties. The day before my mother started her expedition, she mowed the huge lawn on the […]

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