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Entries from December 2008

The Diet Book You Can’t Miss – In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

December 28th, 2008 · 3 Comments

This book is an eye opener when comes to food – Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto. It is not really a typical diet book with recipe or calorie counting. The author shared with us why Western diet is the unhealthiest in the world. In fact, Michael Polloan’s 2006 book, “The Ominvore’s […]

Tags: Nutrition

See How Easily You Can Motivate Yourself To Work Out in Gym

December 24th, 2008 · 8 Comments

After joining an expensive gym, most people’s motivation to workout wanes after two months. Too busy with work, having sore muscles, taking a break or can’t get out from the bed is some of the common excuse we heard many times. I have the same challenge too. But, every time I am in this situation, […]

Tags: Motivation

Why You Should Consider Hula Hooping To Lose Weight?

December 20th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Just saw my little cousin sister toying with her hula hoop and my jaw dropped after seeing her doing it for more than 10 minutes. She had no problem in keeping the hula hoop going around her hips even when she was walking. I tried to do the same but I failed, even I just […]

Tags: Weight Loss

Are the Calculations of Calories Burnt by the Cardio Machines Accurate?

December 17th, 2008 · 5 Comments

When you are running on the treadmill which shows you the calories you are burning, have you ever wondered whether the figure is correct or the number has been exaggerated to make you happy?  In fact, sometimes, when you run so hard yet the figure is so low that it does not seem to be […]

Tags: Fitness Gadget/Equipment

Will You Buy 100 Calorie Packaging of M&M?

December 14th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Mars has produced a new pack for three of its candies which come in the portion which is just 100 calories. These candies are 3 Musketeers, Twix and Milk Chocolate M&Ms. These candies have identical in ingredients to their full sized counterparts, just that their packing has been reduced to much smaller size. In US, […]

Tags: Fitness News

A Must Read Guide For First Time Gym Goer

December 11th, 2008 · 6 Comments

I assumed that you have finally selected the gym after reading my Top 10 Tips To Choose A Good Gym.  For people who have not been to the gym before, they may feel intimidated at the thought of joining one. So, if you have been planning to join a local gym and so happened to […]

Tags: Gym Going