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Nutritious drink that is healthy and filling to prevent snacking

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Recently I’ve put on some weight again. Perhaps it is the stress of trying to balance both my working life and all the blogs that I try to update as frequent as I can, and the same time, giving time for my family and gym sessions. As one of my strategies- before I could not [...]

How to make weight loss permanent

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Recently there is an interesting study published in the MSN Health titled Obesity’s Hazard & Mysteries. One of the things mentioned is that it is better to have fixed mealtimes rather than to break it down into lighter meals. And to abstain from eating between 8 to 12 hours everyday. Holistic healing has long prescribed [...]

Determining Optimal Body Mass Index (BMI)

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The Body Mass Index (BMI) chart below only provide a rough idea of whether our weight, in proportion of our height falls under underweight, normal, overweight or obese category. Reading differs from one place to another. For example, in some countries, BMI of over 32 is considered obese. Body Mass Index Table Height (cm) Underweight BMI: [...]

Guide to Starting Yoga for the Overweight/ Obese

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Update: The Gym has already closed down but the story shared below is still quite inspirational A few years ago, a friend of mine who was learning yoga suffered a slip disk. As the result of that, she had to go for an immediate operation and after that, she developed a phobia for exercises, particularly [...]

How to Achieve Health and Fitness Resolutions

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The year’s coming to an end and many of us would usually take the opportunity to come up with some new resolutions like: Lose some weight Improve our health- like reduce our cholesterol levels, put our high blood pressure under better control, etc Allocate more time to exercise by joining a gym, waking up earlier [...]

A review of the three-pronged weight loss program by Nu Skin

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Nu Skin introduced a new weight loss system as mentioned it the press release: “A three-pronged weight loss programme helps people lose weight by combining weight loss products, good nutrition and plenty of exercise.” Personally, I find that this concept is well, quite creatively positioned because: It combines group support whereby you will have up-lines [...]

Don’t Blame Coke or Fast Food for Obesity

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There is a recent protest going on because a number of parties are angry that Coke is sponsoring an established website, familydoctor.org. Concerns rose because Coke, soda, McDonalds, and a host of other fast food have been blamed for the rising in obesity pandemic on developed countries. While I agree that taking too much sodas [...]

Formerly Obese 220lbs woman now runs in marathons

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Here’s another story that I hope will motivate you to want to exercise. Nothing is impossible- if you are overweight or obese, you can lose your weight- one pound at a time. This story is originally in a video from NBC and appeared a few months ago. I’ve saved this video in my favourites link [...]

How Active Dads Stay in Shape

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Recently, Fitness Concepts and The Star Online announced the winners of the “Forever Young Dad” contest. Basically, readers are asked to submit in photos of their dads who have stayed active in order to win the following price. The list of winners were announced and published on 10 July 09. It is well worth to [...]

What You Stand to Lose when You Give Up Exercising

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When we are very busy, it is often easy to neglect our workouts. It takes a lot of motivation for one to start and remain in a fitness program- either by exercising on your own or going to the gym. I will not talk about the obvious here- that is weight gain. Let’s deal with [...]