success stories

My Brother Lost 14kgs in 7 months

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My brother’s journey to fitness, and losing lots of weight without diet, pills or supplement, is a true success story. He stands at 5feet 9 inches and used to weigh 90kg. I had wanted to write about this for so long but never managed to find the time. Now, I will just put it all [...]

From a Drug Addict to Athlete

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In the December 2007 issue of Runner’s World, there is a very motivating story about a father-son managed to overcome their drug addiction through running. Nick Sterner Sr., was a drug addict for 15 years- he quit when his family moved out of the house. He went for a half mile jog and spent the [...]

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 [...]

How Exercise Phobic folks could maintain their weight

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Of course, both are strongly recommended in order to achieve permanent weight loss or to at least maintain the weight loss. Both are indispensable. However, unless you are a guy who are gifted with extremely high metabolic rate and maintain that advantage even well after your thirties, then you have to watch the food intake. [...]

How Japanese People Stay So Slim

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If you look at Japanese people, you will notice that most of them are slim. And yet, Japan is a rice consuming nation. Shape Magazine, Jul 04 edition attempts to answer the following question: Why the Japanese population are so much slimmer than the low-carb crazed Americans? Statistics: Only 1.8% men & 2.6% women have [...]

Real Success Story- Brandon Walford

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I recently read in Men’s Health magazine (actually the mag got surprising lots of useful tips) about Brandon Walford who had managed to reduce his weight from 374 pounds to 192 pounds. What made him change He was always overweight from young. The turning point came when he went for checkup and the doctor told [...]