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Exercising Having Hydrotherapy with AquaFit 19 Dual Temp

posted on September 30th, 2012 ·

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We never get bored reading creative businessman’s idea. AquaFit 19 Dual Temp spa is another item make the headline recently. Produced by Dimension One Spas, AquaFit 19 DT is a mini gym cum spa.Some of the its cool features:

  1. AquaFit 19 Dual Temp has 23 water jets which provide enough thrust to allow for stationary swimming. High-volume jets are adjustable for spped and pressure to provide speed, pressure and current for swimming and aerobic activities. (more…)

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12 Tips To Cut Down Sugar In Your Diet

posted on September 26th, 2012 ·

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Most people, especially kids and teenagers, like sugary foods like candy, cakes and soft drink.  Even adults love chocolate bars, cookies, ice cream, iced cafe lattes with whipped cream.  All these foods or drinks have sugar.  Sugar causes a surge in the blood sugar level which make you feel good.  Too much of a good thing can be bad thing and sugar is one of the examples.

A healthy adult consumes about 2000 calories a day and the intake of sugar should not be more than 40 gram of sugar a day. (more…)

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How To Gain Weight With Toned Body Shape in Healthy Way

posted on September 22nd, 2012 ·

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When many people, especially girls are trying to shed pounds to lose weight, some are actually trying to put on weight.  It is common to forget people who struggle to gain weight.  So, you may think, “Gaining weight is easy.  What is the big deal about it?”  You may be surprised that for hard gainers, gaining weight, I mean, in a healthy way, is as much as of a challenge too.

Most skinny people have high metabolism and they tend to burn calories faster than others. Others are thin because they do not have the appetite to eat.  Some elderly people are underweight because of the gradual loss of taste and smell causing them to lose appetite. (more…)

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Body Mass Index (BMI) 101

posted on September 18th, 2012 ·

Body Mass Index (BMI) (some call it Quetelet Index) is a statical measure of the weight of a person scaled according to height. BMI is used by many physicians and researchers studying obesity. It is the common benchmark of healthy weight for adults.

BMI is calculated with the formula using a person’s weight and height:

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BMI = weight (in kg) divided by height (in m)2

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Chest Workout (12) – Chest Dips

posted on September 14th, 2012 ·

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Chest dip is a good workout for chest muscles.  I used to think that it is meant for triceps, until I found the real trick behind how dips can be used for chest muscles too.

Steps:

  1. Hold the parallel bar dip.  Now, the trick is on the way you hold the bar.  Forget about your glove.  Hold the bar with your bare hand.  Put your thumbs around the bars and squeeze them hard.  The more force you apply to the bars, the stronger support you have.
  2. Rule of thumb is that, the wider the bar, the more emphasis you have on your chest muscles.  Narrower grip targets more on the triceps.  Having said that, these parallel bars should not be much wider than shoulder width.  If they are too wide, your may risk hurting your shoulder joints. (more…)

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Ginger Tea – Why Drink and How To Prepare?

posted on September 7th, 2012 ·

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Ginger team characteristic flavor and odor is caused by a mixture of volatile oils.  Chinese like to have gingers in some of the dishes.  If you do not like its odor, then tea is the most gentle form of consuming ginger.

6 Main Benefits of Ginger Tea:
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