Staying Motivated

Shortcuts to Weight Loss- and why you shouldn’t take them

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There are various quick ways being advertised for instant weight loss. We are bombarded by such constant advertisements everyday. I have tried none of these (except the diet pill that my mom made me take when I was 15) but here’s what I know from others experience: machines that promises to ‘shake’ your fat away– [...]

Joining Gyms- How It Can Benefit You

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I really have great admiration for folks who are able develop and stick to their own fitness program without signing up for a gym membership. Unless you have cycling or exercise buddies that constantly urge you on, it’s hard to stay focused and consistent. For me, signing up for the gym is one of the [...]

Motivational Sniplets (Archives)

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JANUARY 2008 52 Brilliant Ideas-Winning at the Gym by Steve Shipside: “Trust me! If I can get fit you can…”Once upon a time, I was so out of shape and overweight that my doctor told me I was well on my way to chronic back pain. I would have answered back but I was fully [...]

Getting back to Exercising Again after having a baby

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How to get back at exercising again when you have stopped for so long, especially after having a baby? I just came across an article on a question asked by a woman who used to run 5 miles a day before she got pregnant. After 18 months, the birth of her baby and 40 pounds [...]

Scales from Hell? Why They Don’t Convey the Real Weight Loss

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How often do you weight yourself to check against weight loss/gain? Do the reading at the scales felt like judgement day? If your weight had gone down, that means you have been ‘good’. But if there is no change or worse, the pounds had gone up, it means you’ve been a failure…. There is a [...]

Motivational Adventures from Others Out There

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CHECK OUT THE UPDATED LISTING UNDER RECOMMENDED SITES There are really other people in the world who went on their fitness/diet plan and loses tonnes of weight and kept it off. Here are some blog or online journal started by others who are going through the weight loss journey. 100 Top Health & Wellness Blog [...]

It’s NOT entirely your fault when you can’t lose weight

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It’s not entirely your fault if you are overweight and have problem keeping it off. Eating the wrong type of food will trigger your cravings and hunger pangs. And most of the time, you do not realise it. Once, there was a woman who was was overweight all her life. When she was 40years old, [...]

Exercise Program for Non-Gym Goers

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Even though gym is the ‘in’ thing nowadays, it is not for everybody. Therefore, I dedicate this post to those who do not intend to sign up for gym but wants to be fit: 1. Conduct your own research If you have cable TV that has exercise programs on it, check it out. You can [...]

Videos on Health & Fitness

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Last Update: Sunday, 2 December 07 From Videojug How to Perform a Tricepts Workout Without Weights Pilates to tone your arms Pilates: How to Achieve Great Abdominals 5 Invigorating Exercises Using Balance Ball Pilates- how to prevent & relieve lower backache Videojug also contains videos in other health & exercise categories. From YouTube Hatha Yoga [...]

How to Get Rid of Tummy Fat

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Some experts said that there are no such thing as spot reduction- that even though you do a zillion sit ups, you will not get a flat stomach. I have seen results in friends that contradict that claim. A colleague of mine, well, I must say he is a bit fanatic (and he knows it)- [...]