Lose fat not weight!

Lose fat not weight. That is what has been on my mind lately. Why? I’ll tell you. I know that I have been putting on weight since I started work at the university. My favourite pants and skirts are getting tight. Tops are getting too snug for comfort. Am I…

Running For Weight Loss – Training Guide For Beginners

One of the most efficient way to lose weight is a combination of running with a healthy diet. For beginners, some common sense techniques should be used to ease into running for weight loss. 1. Combine running with walking When you first start running, your muscles need to be trained…

Running to lose weight – Important Things To Know Before Starting It

Running to lose weight is a very popular choice for people trying to lose pounds and burn calories. This activity is considered very effective if it’s done right. But there are some things to plan ahead in order to enjoy the full benefits of running to lose weight. If you…

Obesity Worries Lift Health Food Prospects In Asia

Reuters filed this story “Obesity worries lift health food prospects in Asia” on Wed Jul 8, 2009. It reported that the prospects of the health food business is picking up in Asia due to a rise in affluence and economic success and that “affluence and sedentary lifestyles have brought health…

Exercising in High Heels – New way to tone your calves and look sexy!

Well, I was watching E! entertainment recently and there was an interview with a Dancing with the Stars celebrity. And her secret to toned legs and calves is to do squats with her high heels on!And mind you, its not the 1and-half inch pumps, it’s the 3-inch stiletto killer heels…

Book - 3 Hour Diet

The 3-Hour Diet – How Much Should I Eat?

How Much Should I Eat? Well, Jorge Cruise employs a 3-Day Diet Plate Visualization Technique in his book The 3-Hour Diet. He suggests starting with a 9-inch dinner plate. Then visualize having half potion of vegetables, the other half about equally divided into carbohydrate (another visualization trick is to think…

The 3-Hour Diet – How do I begin? Follow the 3 Simple Rules

After getting a grasp of why eating every 3 hours works to help me lose weight (see previous post “Why 3 Hours“, I am revving to start. And Jorge’s book promised that it’s going to be simple, actually there are only 3, Yes, 3 rules to follow. So let’s see…

The 3-Hour Diet – Why 3 Hours? Can’t I Eat Whenever I Feel Hungry?

What is new about Jorge Cruise’s 3-Hour Diet program is that it’s focused on the WHEN of eating. Why 3 Hours? Jorge Cruise explains that 3 is the magic hour. I have to struggle with that a little as I am usually feeling the hunger pangs after 2 hours. I…

The 3-Hour Diet – So is this another one of those FAD diets?

SO IS THIS ANOTHER FAD DIET? It may very well be, but this book seemed to COLLABORATE what my body has been telling me all along! It actually says that you should be eating every 3 hours, and this will Boost your metabolic rate, Stop hunger, and start Losing Weight…

The 3-Hour Diet – Eat to Lose Weight. Does it really work?

I was very intrigued by the title of a book by Jorge Cruise – who just like many Americans who wrote such fitness and weight-loss manuals, used to be over-weight but has now come to possess a much envied well-sculpted body after discovering this secret method of weight-loss. So what’s…

Gym or Outdoors

Its always a dilemma for me when it comes to exercising. Outdoors or the gym? Hmmm… I would almost always choose to be outdoors. The feeling you get from jogging outdoors is so different from being cooped up in the gym. There are more things (and people of course) to…