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Laura Williams holds a master's degree in exercise and sport science from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and is a certified exercise physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine. She also holds certifications as a sports nutritionist, 200-hr yoga instructor, behavioral change specialist, and a sports conditioning specialist. She has been writing professionally for 12 years with a focus on fitness and health, and she's had bylines in print and online publications including Men's Health, Men's Journal, Reader's Digest, Thrillist, Verywell Fit, Healthline, and The Healthy. She currently lives on a farm in Costa Rica with her husband, son, and way too many animals.

Exercise, Diet and Nutrition

The Best Exercises for Women Over 50

All exercise is good exercise, but will it help preserve your energy, strength and sex life?

By Laura Williams Bustos, ACSM EP-C

Sex 101

The Mystery of How Your Brain Processes Sexual Touch

From that first sensuous caress, your hormones are in overdrive to keep the good times rolling.

By Laura Williams Bustos, ACSM EP-C

A Guide to Muscle Spasticity

Chronic muscle contraction can be managed effectively with medical and physical treatments.

By Laura Williams Bustos, ACSM EP-C

Exercise, Diet and Nutrition

Fitness for Older Men: 6 Exercises for Beyond Age 50

Don't waste time on exercises that don't deliver results—get the best bang for your buck.

By Laura Williams Bustos, ACSM EP-C

Your Guide to Breast and Nipple Prosthetics

Opting for a prosthesis is a very personal decision. Here's what you should consider.

By Laura Williams Bustos, ACSM EP-C

Exercise, Diet and Nutrition

The Total Guide to Exercise Over 60

You may have retired from work, but it's not the time to stop working out.

By Laura Williams Bustos, ACSM EP-C

Pregnancy and Postpartum Life

The Hurdles of Having a Premature Baby

Preemies face unique health challenges, bringing stress to new parents. But you're not alone.

By Laura Williams Bustos, ACSM EP-C

Understanding Your Breasts

The Connection Between Caffeine Intake and Breast Density

Studies show conflicting information on coffee, but your overall diet can make a difference.

By Laura Williams Bustos, ACSM EP-C