Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Taxing Food by Marion Nestle

http://www.foodpolitics.com/

New study: Beer bellies and men

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/11/28/us-bellies-bones-idUKBRE8AR0XJ20121128

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Saturday, November 24, 2012

Abdominals and Inner Thighs with Swiss Ball

Lie down and hold a Swiss Ball or exercise ball between your ankles. With your abdominal muscles, push your lower back against the floor. Perform slow leg raises, for ten sets of four repetitions, or more if you are more advanced. Lower the ball to half a foot from the floor. Inhale when you raise your legs. Exhale when you lower your legs.

This works out your upper and lower abdominal muscles and your inner thighs. It works out the latter more if you squeeze your inner thigh muscles while you perform the movement.

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Saturday, November 10, 2012

New NYU Research: Portion Size and Obesity

http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/nutrition.olde/PDFS/young-nestle.pdf

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Interval Training with All Cardiovascular Machines

I have done it on the bicycle, as they do in spin class, stairmaster and treadmill. But I have not done it on some othe rmachines, similar to step machines...I am not sure of their names. But do incorporate interval training in all cardiovascular machines. It is great for the heart, gets you off plateaus, burns calories and varies the workout.

If you use a machine for half an hour, for example, incorporate one minute, three times, or some other such variation from a few seconds to three minutes long, where you increase  your speek and/or your resistance. Pump it out to some fast music at those times and realize the difference you feel after your workout, and how your  body functions and looks different two weeks and then four weeks later.

Experiment with lengths of intervals that work best for your body. Vary the length of intervals after two weeks (the longest).

My third book, Pocket Guide to Fitness, is available on http://www.Authorhouse.com and http://www.Amazon.com. If you look up my name on those Web sites, you will find my other books The Boy in a Wheelchair and Life, Work and Play: Poems and Short Stories. These two books are on my Web site http://www.LouizaPatsis.com.Visit and like, if you so see fit, my book page at www.facebook.com/PocketGuidetoFitness

Friday, November 09, 2012

Ridiculous: It seems size 6 or 8 and over are now fat due to some crazies in fashion and Hollywood.

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/entertainment/2012/11/jennifer-lawrence-considered-a-fat-actress/

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Thursday, November 08, 2012

Too Much Sitting Is Not Good for the Heart

A new study shows that too than usual each week. Too much sitting is not good for your heart. It is associated with dangerous fatty deposits around the heart, which can lead to heart events. If you have a desk job, get up and walk or do jumping jacks at least one time each hour. Incoporate more interval training in your routine, or something else to vary it, if you find yourself sitting more hours than you used to sit.

http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=670500

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"Salty Six": Salty Foods to Eat Moderately

The American heart Association warns about these salty foods, and they are not chips:

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-204_162-57546431/salty-six-foods-a-major-source-of-sodium-says-american-heart-association/?pageNum=7&tag=page

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Tuesday, November 06, 2012

CBS Healthwatch Article on How to Do Push-Ups

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/11/06/are-doing-push-ups-wrong/

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Kettleball Exercise: Combination Biceps and Triceps

Stand with legs shoulder-width apart,knees slightly bent. Pick a kettleball weight that will give you a workout, but that you can lift for four sets of ten repetitions. Do a biceps curl, then immediately go into a vertical chest press with your arms at shoulder level.

Smoothly return to the biceps curl position, never extending your elbows fully or relaxing your muscles until the end of the set.

My third book, Pocket Guide to Fitness, is available on http://www.Authorhouse.com and http://www.Amazon.com. If you look up my name on those Web sites, you will find my other books The Boy in a Wheelchair and Life, Work and Play: Poems and Short Stories. These two books are on my Web site http://www.LouizaPatsis.com.Visit and like, if you so see fit, my book page at www.facebook.com/PocketGuidetoFitness

Brazilian TV Personality: Dead After Liposuction

Obsessed with having a flat belly, had more than one surgery, and died during the latest one. We cna all lose weight, gain muscle and sculpt ourselves, even if we start off at 400 pounds or 80 years old. You may not be able to change yoru gneetics as otehr posts show. For instance, if you are bound to have cellulite, youmay have it at 110 pounds, or until you lose too much fat form places like your face. If your calves are a lot smaller than your thighs, the proportion may stay almost the same, no matter how many calf raises you do. It is important to defined your goals, and love yoruself along the way. Perfection is at every step.

Do not be obsessed. Love yourself. This case I am sure also involves physician error. The procedure is standard.

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/11/01/brazilian-model-dies-after-botched-liposuction/

My third book, Pocket Guide to Fitness, is available on http://www.Authorhouse.com and http://www.Amazon.com. If you look up my name on those Web sites, you will find my other books The Boy in a Wheelchair and Life, Work and Play: Poems and Short Stories. These two books are on my Web site http://www.LouizaPatsis.com.Visit and like, if you so see fit, my book page at www.facebook.com/PocketGuidetoFitness