Unless you eat the right types of food and manage your consumption of fat and sugar, any efforts you make to lose weight are likely to prove fruitless. Consider the following ways in which a carefully constructed diet can contribute towards that desirable a six pack.
Healthy living is tough, especially with the amount of misleading myths and products that surround the industry. These facts might not be encouraging, but you need to know them if you are serious about living healthily. Here are the top five health facts you don't want to hear.
Get perfect pins to be proud of with our top leg-toning exercises and leg-enhancing beauty tricks. We've got the only five tips you need to get legs to rival Angelina Jolie so take note and then prepare to bare, ladies!
Someone will probably think I'm over reacting, but when you are constantly told day in and day out that you need to put weight on, and people look at you like you purposely starve yourself, it does get irritating; and I'm sure there are larger people out there who feel the same about people staring and talking about them.
I've always been interested in monitoring my cholesterol ever since my mother died from a heart attack aged just 45. I was 13 years old at the time. Watching your mother drop dead in front of you is something you carry with you for the rest of your life. So I knew that I had to look after my health and most importantly my heart.
It's amazing how quickly one's brain can be re-wired. Now if I spot a lone ant wandering around, I no longer think "Pest" - I'm more likely to think "Food". In many parts of the world, eating insects is part of everyday life, but in Northern Europe, that's simply not the case. However, things are beginning to change.
I'm part-way through an 80-days fitness challenge - trying out a new fitness activity every day for 80 days, in the hopes that someone somewhere might be inspired to try out a new Fitivity and showing what a fun and fit world we can live in!
In late June and early July the evening air of an avenue of Lime (Tilia) trees is filled by the intoxicating, honey scent of Linden blossom. It's especially noticeable after a shower of summer rain. Linden flowers when steeped in boiling water, produce a fragrant sweet tea. The flowers and bracts (leaves) dry quickly and can be stored in an airtight jar.
This recipe is sans the bread found in most sliders so won't clog up your guts like glue. Packed full of veggie goodness, a few healthy carbs & a whole lot of yum, this is a perfect post workout chow down.
Definitively these are my selections if you want to live a long and illness-free life.
Did you know you can be addicted to sugar? A lot of people are, I used to be one of them. Sugar is like heroin, when you are addicted you NEED it. These peppermint choc cups are sugar free and the perfect little morsel to knock that sugar craving on the head.
If you had a magic lamp would you use one of your three wishes to workout less whilst losing more? If you would then your wish is our command. Here's how you can lose more and exercise less.
When it comes to working out, food impacts upon your performance in different ways, and we all want to get the most from our hard work. We present you with seven foods that enhance your performance to make your workout worthwhile.
Barretoned classes are taken in socks, and for once I was wearing a matching pair. Less fortuitously, I was wearing a matching pair of fluorescent green socks, a purchase several years ago from an American K-Mart. The other women in the class wore beautifully cut, soft workout clothes, perfectly suited to the movements of the class.
I started a diet on January 1st of this year and it has been a rollercoaster ride of sorts. I lost weight but I hated the dieting. I hated the focus around food and body image. I hated waking up and going to sleep thinking about what to eat, what not to eat and what I should be doing differently to look skinnier and prettier.
It's the last day of the Power Phase and I have my second colonic, which is a walk in the park compared to the first time and leave feeling lighter and brighter. I have very little appetite, and struggle to drink some of my homemade juices (celery, I discover, has the consistency of baby vomit when juiced).