Variations for Training 300

It seems that the most talked about aspect of the movie 300 were the bodies of the actors. All Spartan soldiers looked marked with their chiseled abs and strong chest and shoulders. So how exactly do you make a group of actors look like one of the greatest armies in history and legend?Well, Mark Twight, a fitness expert and avid mountain climber, developed what he calls the 300 workout. He...

What are the most effective fat loss supplements for women ages 20-39?

Although there is no magic pill to get rid of flab for the fair sex, there are fat loss supplements for women that are combined with the right diet and exercise program. Other than that, you can also create means to speed up your metabolism. Finding the right combination of fat loss supplements for women is like finding a support group for your fat loss program. What are some examples of these...

How to look skinny on stage and get them to focus on your words instead of your tummy

All the world is a stage and all men and women are mere actors. Shakespeare had it almost right. In fact, on stage, the world can see everything and the men and women just play skinny. On stage, people can see every chop, sway, movement and enough belly fat that Pillsbury's Dough Boy agent calls to ask him to replace him once his contract with Pillsbury expires. To make matters worse, one...

"crazy sexy kitchen" Produces plant-based excitement.

Several years ago, there were only a handful of vegan cookbooks. Today, there are dozens, and I recently found out that there are 200 new vegan cookbooks on the way!Good news, unless you're deciding which cookbook to add to your library. Fortunately for me, I didn't have to choose, as I received a print version of Crazy Sexy Kitchen as a gift. Subtitled "150 Plant-Powered Recipes to Start a...

Food for diabetics: fact or fiction?

Foods for diabetics: do they really exist?What is a diabetic food anyway? Anything to control blood sugar? A product that can actually improve your diabetes? A food to prevent your glucose levels from getting worse? Or something to cure diabetes? Or a food that helps you lose weight?Or could the term "diabetic food" be interpreted in the opposite way: foods that cause diabetes?Strictly speaking,...

Weight gain, spondylosis and treatment

Gaining weight will hurt your back. Gaining weight over the holidays will cause back pain next year. Those extra pounds don't come off easily either: 60% of people surveyed take up to 10 months to lose the holiday weight. Nearly 13% of people surveyed said they simply give up on the idea of ‚Äč‚Äčlosing weight after February. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine agrees: Most...

Are you afraid of eggs?

Does the very thought of eating eggs make you worry that you are causing harm to your body? So much has been written negatively about eggs that many people believe that eggs are unhealthy. Yes, there is cholesterol in eggs, but the creator designed them so that natural lecithin absorbs cholesterol. The unsaturated fatty acids in eggs make them heart-healthy. I have seen more people get heart...

Exercise and Balanced Diet for a Healthy Life

A combination of a good exercise regimen and a balanced diet will produce lasting results of healthy living. Exercise not only keeps a person fit but also makes them feel good about themselves. As the sayings go, "a healthy body has a healthy mind" and "you are what you eat". Regular exercise stimulates the brain to produce endorphin, a chemical that helps a person feel more relaxed and at peace....

Mini Stepper Workouts – Lose weight with a Mini Stepper

Some people are under the impression that mini step workouts are not that effective due to the small size of these step exercises.It is true that when it comes to mini steppers there is a lot of junk out there. Cheaper models have low resistance levels, can be unstable, and are built with cheap, flimsy materials.However, not all mini exercisers are built the same. If you're prepared to spend...

Calories in Alcohol – How do they affect you?

Did you know that a glass of wine contains the same number of calories as a piece of cake? How about a pint of beer? Would you be surprised to learn that it has the equivalent calorie value of a hamburger? In a 2009 Health Department survey of 2,000 adults, four in ten admitted they had no idea how many calories alcohol contained. The study also showed that the typical wine drinker ingests an...