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5 Foods You Should Eat To Boost Your Metabolism

posted on July 3rd, 2012 ·

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Here are few tips to help you to boost your metabolism by eating.  Yes, you read it correct.  Eat to boost metabolism so that you can burn more calories.  Read on to find out more.

  1. You actually need more calories to digest protein than it takes to digest carbohydrates or fats.  Good protein sources include fish, skinless chicken breast, eggs, and tofu.  However, do not switch to excessively high protein food.  Too much protein and not enough other nutrients may harm your body.  When you shop for your carbohydrates food, go for complex carbohydrates. (more…)

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14 Tips To Jog With Your Dog

posted on June 29th, 2012 ·

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Jogging is a good cardiovascular exercise to maintain good health.  According to 2 studies, people who walk or jog with dogs have better result:

  1. The first one found that dog owners exercise 3.9 hours a week compared to 3.5 hours a week for those without dogs, about 10 percent more.
  2. Another study found that dog walkers walked 28 percent faster than they did alone while those walking with humans only had a 4 percent increase in speed. The same study also confirmed that dogs tend to keep up with the routine and they start whine non-stop when it is time for their walk. Whether it is sunny or rainy days, they are always eager and never complain. Their love to run and for the master is unconditional. (more…)

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How To Prevent and Minimize Ugly Varicose Veins on Your Legs

posted on June 25th, 2012 ·

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Our parents probably have those blue purple veins on the legs.  They are varicose veins.

Before I talk about how not to have them, let’s find out what exactly are them.

Whare Are Varicose Veins and What Causes Them?
We have veins and arteries which are tubes carrying blood in our body, from brain to toes.  Our hearts are the engines pumping the blood.  When our hearts beat, they pumps blood and moves it through all those little tubes.  Arteries carry the blood from heart out to body whereas veins carry blood from body back to heart. (more…)

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Back Workout (10) – Lying T-Bar Row

posted on June 21st, 2012 ·


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Lying T Bar Row helps develop back in terms of width and thickness.

Steps

  1. Adjust the leg height or the pad height so that your upper chest should be on the top of the pad.  For certain machines, you have to stand on the appropriate step to do it.
  2. Grab the handles with the widest grip.
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How To Exercise While Working on Desk At The Same Time with TreadDesk?

posted on June 15th, 2012 ·

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Office workers spend 4 to 8 hours a day sitting. Rather than sitting all day, now, you can walk while you continue to work at your desk. A company has come out with an walking exercise machine called TreadDesk which is a short form of Treadmill + Desk.
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How To Burn Calories by Cleaning Your Floor Easily with Slipper Genie?

posted on June 11th, 2012 ·

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Have you ever want to burn more calories at home, and at the same time, cleaning up your floor while waking around? No, I am not talking about mopping floor.  Cleaning floor does not have to be always boring.  It can be more fun and easier than you thought.

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