Steaming was invented before our ancestors discover fire. They warmed up fish and meat with the steam from hot spring. Nowadays, in Western cooking, steaming is usually used to cook vegetables and is rarely used to cook meats. On the other hand, Chinese has been making great use of steaming as one the main cooking methods. Many delicious Chinese foods are steamed and dim sum is one of my favorites. Chinese steam fish, pork spare ribs, chicken and even goose.
posted on April 13th, 2013 ·
posted on April 6th, 2013 ·
Halle Berry was the first runner up in the Miss USA Pageant in year 1986. She has been named as one of the Most Beautiful Women by People Magazine 11 times. She has appeared in many movies including The Flintstones (1994), X-Men series, Monster’s Ball (2001) and Die Another Day (2002). At the age of 47 in year 2013, she is still fit and beautiful.
posted on March 29th, 2013 ·
Mun’s note: This is a guest post by Nicole White, one of MunFitnessBlog regular readers.
It is really amazing how celebrities do it, lose weight so quickly after they have given birth to a baby or even two. Celebrity moms are always in the news and are hot property for the tabloids, not for the cute first pictures of junior, but for their rocking bodies as little as two weeks after the delivery. If you have ever given birth or even been around someone pregnant before and after the delivery, you will know that motherhood comes with its own ills, the biggest one being that of unwanted weight that you cannot control.
posted on March 21st, 2013 ·
Some people, especially women, have the perception that they will develop bulky thighs if they exercise by running or joining spinning classes. Yes, most want to have nice, lean and slender legs. But, whenever they think about cardio exercise that focuses mainly on the lower body like running, cycling or hiking, they link it up with big bulky legs.
So, is it true that running or spinning will bulk your legs?
posted on March 14th, 2013 ·
If you look at the most popular post in this blog, How Ryan Reynolds Build His Body, you will find many interesting comments left by the readers. All have valid points. Some people say heavy weight with low repetition is the only way to build your muscle. On the other hand, some believe that moderate/light weights should be used with more repetitions with the reason – pump as much blood as possible to the muscle and perform more repetition until failure.
posted on March 7th, 2013 ·
If you are considering losing weight, you may be wondering whether you really need to combine healthy eating with a program of regular exercise. While both are fine on their own, eating healthily and engaging in regular exercise should really go hand in hand if you wish to make the most of your weight loss efforts. (more…)