If you're like most people, you've been doing the usual set of workouts and exercises to get into shape. Push-ups, sit ups, crunches and lunges are great exercises when you're first starting out, but your body will adapt to the routine fairly quickly. The result? Fewer calories burned and little or no results with your workout routine.
Fortunately, there are a number of exercises designed to target key muscle... Read More
When fitness guru Bill Phillips created his Body For Life program, he likely never dreamed in a million years that his 12-week plan for mental and physical transformation would turn into a movement that has reshaped millions of people's bodies.
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Before your first cup of coffee. Before even wiping the sleep form your eyes. The first thing many people do is step onto the scale to assess the damage from yesterday's overindulgence, or to see if the extra 20 minutes of cardio paid off.
Does this mean you are overly obsessed with the scale? Possibly.
Perhaps the obsession comes from the fact that our society puts so much emphasis on body image, and fitting the "ideal" weight, instead... Read More
We live in a fast-paced world amidst technology that makes things happen in an instant. Hence, we expect every aspect of our lives to follow suit, we even feel think that losing weight or obtaining the perfect body should be instantaneous.
It isn't easy to admit that such a feat takes time; magic pill ads and fit celebrities obscure the realization that to achieve a great body (for good) takes time!
The most... Read More
BMI, or Body Mass Index, is a measure of a person's body fat, based on a simple calculation of body weight in kilograms, divided by the square of the individual's height in meters.
It is used by health professionals around the world to determine whether a person is overweight or clinically obese. A person with a BMI equal to or over 25 is considered overweight, while an index of 30 or more is considered obese. At the opposite end of the... Read More
Fruit is a healthy part of any diet but resembling an apple or pear implies certain health risks. The basic shape we become is our genetic gift or curse, depending on how you look at it. What we do to add or subtract to it is our responsibility.
So take a look at yourself. Do you tend to gain weight in your belly and back? If so, you're an apple. Do the calories go straight to your backside and thighs? A pear is your label.... Read More
You have one of those natural, slender bodies that most people can only look at with both longing and envy. If this is you, and you have not had to fight tooth and nail to achieve this body, then you are very lucky. Think being so slim means that you do not have to be careful about your diet and exercise? Try again. Having a healthy body requires more than just being slim or thin.
The Importance of Exercise
Regular exercise is vital in... Read More
In today's society where most people are living in an urban jungle, it is becoming more difficult to find a house with good feng shui. If we were to look around our surroundings, we will notice that we are living in an environment that is surrounded by lots of manmade sha qi.
To assess the feng shui of a property, one must study the effect of the environmental energies namely, the external and internal... Read More
It looks like LeAnn Rimes will soon be winning her PR war against her honey's ex-wife. Bitter Brandi Glanville is on the receiving end of some pretty bad publicity after being popped for driving under the influence -- hardly model behavior for the mother of two. The scorned ex-wife of Eddie Cibrian was pulled over in Beverly Hills for a traffic violation around midnight. After they approached the 37-year-old, they smelled alcohol on her breath,... Read More
It's not LeAnn, that's for sure. Just days after going public with the fact that she has no regrets about hooking up with boyfriend Eddie Cibrian while he was married, actress/singer LeAnn Rimes is shooting down rumors that she and the CSI hottie are engaged. Media outlets reported that the philandering celebs had become engaged last week. However, Rimes was quick to dispute reports with this Twitter, "I've about had it. Even... Read More