That is a very good point, brunosbud. (BTW, I am embarrassed by the number of typos in my first post - I must have been very tired). What I want is to have is the body that I had when I was twenty. I know that the aging process makes this impossible, but I want the muscles in my legs, arms, stomach and butt to be tighter. Even though my frame is small and my weight is ideal, I still have the flab under my arms and cellulite on my butt. But my biggest complaint is that stomach pouch that refuses to go away. I had a child 27 years ago, so I know that there will always be a little pouch there, but I think it could be flattened somewhat. I don't want huge muscles - just firm ones. Does that make sense?View Thread
I am a 49-year old woman and have tried everying to begin an exercise pprogram, from a personal trainer, running with a friend, walking on a treadmill. My problem is two-fold: 1) I simply don't know what to do. My weight is great, I just want to tone my body. I don't know what exercises to do. My personal trainer pused me as though I were training for the olymics. Then, when I get home at night from a high-stress executive position, I just want to lay on the couch and unwind. I've read several articles on line, but there is no theme, everyone has a different idea. Help, please?View Thread
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