Lose the Bulge and Get a Flat Stomach

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You may noticed that there are a lot of advertisements for fad diets and pills that promise a flat stomach in weeks. But the truth is, you’re only losing muscle and bone mass instead of fat. To safely lose fat from your entire body, you must use a combination of diet and exercise to burn calories more each day than you consume. You’ll lose a pound per week and improve your overall health and fitness.

What is the best thing to do? You must do at least 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous cardio activity at least five days per week. Walk, jog, run, swim, dance, do a gym workout or take an aerobics class. In order to get a flat stomach, you need to focus on your core, including your outer abs, transverse abs, obliques and back. You may noticed that after you lose weight through your cardio exercise and diet, you will have a sleek and toned tummy muscles.

You also need to cut calories from your diet. Eat lean proteins, such as chicken instead of beef and pork. Choose whole grain bread and pasta instead of processed varieties, and select low fat or fat free dairy products. Reduce the amount of fat and sugar you consume. Have fresh vegetables for snacks and fruit for dessert.

And most of all, be patient and diligent in your efforts. Losing weight takes time and attention. As long as you continue burning more calories each day than you consume, you will continue to lose weight, so stay motivated and you will see the results.

Relaxation and Wellness

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My mom and her boyfriend enjoyed their romantic weekend  together as they went to Schwarzwaldhotel Adler in Häusern, Germany and had their wellness and relaxation. I’m glad to know that they spent some time to relax and unwind themselves from stress. They really need that since they are too much busy with their work.

Relaxation and wellness actually go hand in hand. Perhaps the single most important thing that you can do for your overall health and well being is to learn to relax. Sometimes a little time away is just what you need. A time and a place just for you where you can put your busy life aside and just be yourself.

I hope you’ll  also find some time to relax, renew and experience the tranquility for yourself because relaxation is truly an important key in living a happier and healthier life.

A Wise and Valuable Investment for your Health

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We all need to be in good health in order to live a productive and rewarding life. However, we cannot deny the fact that the leading causes of death worldwide are heart disease, stroke and cancer. But the good news is that these diseases are preventable and highly treatable when detected early through a comprehensive health or check-up.

I do believe that prevention is the key.Thanks to the medical hospitals who are there to maintain our health and well being as it provides individual treatment to restore lasting health. I’m glad to know that some hospitals provides outpatient program that provides a quick and accurate health analysis.

Tests include blood chemistry, CBC, Hepatitis B screening, chest X-rays and five-organ ultrasound exam.That’s what my mom’s boyfriend Markus (photo above) did when he went to the hospital and had an ultrasound check up for his liver. A medical check-up is indeed a wise and valuable investment for your health.

A Fitness Studio at Home

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Markus finally installed my mom’s fitness studio at their home. Wow! what a nice way to start getting fit and healthy.  It is really helpful for both of them who are having a busy and hectic schedules. They don’t have to drive a long way just to go to a fitness gym. I also like having my own gym at home because it is convenient plus the fact that I can save money in paying for membership fees in fitness gyms and other expenses.

A home gym is a great resource to have for engaging in routine strength training workouts. It should be an important part of your fitness program because this great fitness machine will definitely help you achieve a stronger, leaner, fitter physique!

Dancing as an Exercise

My mom loves to dance in any kind of music and since she is suffering from back pains now, she’s trying her best to keep her body fit and in shape again through dancing.  She learned belly dancing  2 years ago and she enjoyed it much.  She just love the sexy and gracious moves in belly dancing. Hmmm… I think I’m gonna try it too!

We all know that dancing can go a long way in helping one stay in shape. In fact, today it’s considered as one of the most entertaining forms of body workout. The best part about dancing as a form of workout is that you can have endless fun, without the need of lifting hundreds of kilos. The fact that dancing can get your heart pumping is a good reason enough for one to believe that dancing can be considered as a form of exercise.

 

 

 

Shopping Can Be Healthy

Why do us girls love to go shopping? well, as a shopaholic myself, I just love the thrill of looking for something that I would like to buy. Shopping is a necessary way for me to follow trends and stay up to date too. It also serves as my pleasurable hobby. It’s really fun and for shopping lovers like me knows where the bargains are and how to find them, it becomes a great way to spend some enjoyable time.

Did you know that shopping also does wonders for a woman’s health and helps her live longer? Research have proven that those women who shopped almost everyday are more likely to live longer than the average women. You can get some benefits just by shopping and walking since walking 20 minutes everyday helps strengthen your heart and increases your lifespan. Women who also shop with a company of other women just like what we did together with my fellow mommy friends  helps build social bonds and communication.

Shopping also helps maintain a positive self image specially if you have a good bargaining skills and picking up a flattering outfit make you feel good about yourself . Whether you are shopping for yourself or buying gifts for others, the end result is you feel good in it. That’s why women shop when they are stressed out or if their having a bad day. Shopping helps  us to have a good mood feeling that’s why we get a happy high, right ladies?