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Lose 5 Pounds A Week? Insane Weight Loss Claims by Slim Coffee

posted on November 19th, 2008 ·


You probably have seen weight loss product advertisements in TV or magazines. You know that it is too good to be true. You know it is not possible to shed the fat that easy. You know the claims are false. But, many are still falling into it.

Fortunately, some authorities are taking firm action now. In US, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges Slim Coffee for its falsely claims on its weight loss coffee. According to FTC, the company claims are not supported with reliable scientific studies. A fine of about $900K has been imposed.

The company claimed that the Slim Coffee contains Chromium, Garcinia, Green Tea extract and Hoodia Gordonii. It said that these ingredients would reduce appetite, burn fat and boost metabolism. (more…)

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Beer Mug That Shows How Much Calories You Have Drunk

posted on November 16th, 2008 ·


I have always been impressed and sometimes being amused by Japanese invention, including the huge treadmill game and bilk. Take this calorie counting beer mug for example.

This is a mug which has measurement on how much calories you will be drinking if you finish that mug of beer. Based on the picture, it indicates 300 milliliter of beer equals 150 calories.

May be people who are health conscious will appreciate this mug, but most who drink will not really care about how much calories in the beer.

OK, take it as a joke.

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Does Sex Still Sell in Sports?

posted on November 13th, 2008 ·


Good looking and sexy athletes are popular, especially sportswomen. Magazines, including Playboy, GQ, Maxim and FHM, they all know that.

One of the popular women athletes in year 2004, Jennie Finch has yielded a lot more hits on Internet than she did on the field. Unlike Amanda Bread and Ashley Harkleroad, Jennie Finch has actually turned down Playboy’s lucrative offer to appear on the magazine cover. She said that she would rather be a role model for young girls than being the cover girl.

However, Lauren Jackson who is one the best Australian basket ball players will probably disagree. (more…)

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5 Things You Can Learn From Elderly Gym Goers

posted on November 9th, 2008 ·


As I normally work out at night, the crowd I meet made up of mainly young working adults. I took few days off recently from my work and I went to gym in the morning. I have befriend with several elderly gym goers. Before this, I am hesitant about joining fitness dance class or doing weight lifting with them. But, I was glad that I learn few tips by watching, listening and being friends with these senior citizens.

1) They May Look Weak But They Are Not Out
I watched an old man, probably at my dad’s age doing deadlift under the guidance of a personal trainer. Then, I saw a late 60s woman balancing a pair of dumbbells and getting ready for shoulder press. (more…)

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How to Really Improve Your Golf Games?

posted on November 6th, 2008 ·


Mun’s Note: This article is a guest post from Hugo of  Hugo is am experienced Personal Trainer from England.  Together with his wife, he runs his company On Track Fitness where they specialize in a wide range of fitness needs including sport specific training and people with disabilities and injuries.

POWER! That seems to be the number one item in many golfer’s wish list – wanting those extra yards added to their drive and fairway shots.  Adding more power to the swing or increasing your drive is not a new idea.  You can find thousands of websites, videos and books teaching you that skill as though this is the “holy grail” of golf and will finally stop you slicing the ball and allow you to join the PGA tour.  However, at the end of a round, most golfers will tell you that they would gladly trade that extra 10 yards on their drive for a more consistent game.  Yes, being consistent in all of your games is far more important.

How To Make Your Game More Consistent
In order to make your game better, you will need at least 3 skills: (more…)

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Can Hot Yoga Help To Lose Weight Faster?

posted on November 3rd, 2008 ·


Bikram Yoga, which is also known as Hot Yoga, is getting more popular among yoga community. One of the key reasons is that people believe that hot yoga will help them to lose weight in a quick and easy way. The perception comes from the experience of sweating profusely in the class.


Now, is it true that Bikram Yoga will help you to lose weight? Read on to find out more.

Bikram Yoga class is conducted in a room heated to 105°F (40.5°C) with a humidity of 40%. Therefore, everyone will sweat like pig. Some gyms are pushing hot yoga packages to their members with the following claims: (more…)

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