Too often alcohol is used by those with low self esteem and social anxiety to boost their confidence and help them fit in. Kinda understandable for the younger ones who are trying to find their way in the world, but for those pushing 40? Desperate and sloppy.
Healthy at Every Age -- Workouts, food to eat, weaknesses, living healthy, AND medical tests women should be doing in their 20s, 30s, 40s, and any age. Interesting fact to keep in mind -- Studies show that working out may lower a woman's risk of breast cancer by 37 percent, osteoporosis by 45 percent, and heart disease by 14 percent.
Face a railing, fence, counter, or barre (ideally at hip level) and hold on for support. Spread your legs and lift up as high on your toes as you can. Keeping your arms straight and chest up, lower into a sumo squat (essentially a wide-legged squat), staying on your toes. Keeping your hips at knee level and pulling back with your arms for support, lift up one inch, then lower down one inch, continuing these small pulses 40 times before standing.