Tom Jones

Five Tips for Eating More Slowly

In this hurried day and age, most people eat too fast. Not only can eating too fast lead to a bad case of indigestion, it also promotes weight gain by increasing the number of calories you take in. Whether you do it to avoid intestinal upset or to trim down your waistline, take the time to eat more slowly. Here’s …

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Analysis of Victoria Beckham’s Diet Secrets

She seems impossibly thin and has even been rumored to have an eating disorder. Victoria Beckham, otherwise known as Posh Spice, has managed to take weight loss to new levels. While reaching a body weight as low as Victoria’s should never be advocated due to the dangers of malnutrition, there may be secrets she can share that could be incorporated …

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The Power of Jump Roping to Transform Your Body

If you’re looking for a super fast and effective workout, you’ll want to consider adding jump roping to your fitness routine. It’s an exercise technique that can be carried out with a minimum of equipment and space and will give you heart and muscles a real workout. There’s no need for fancy clothing or a gym membership when you jump …

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How to Drink More Water

Do you drink enough water on a daily basis? Unfortunately, there’s no consensus as to exactly how much water a human needs on a daily basis. One suggested formula is to divide your weight by two. The result you get from this equation is the number of ounces of water you should drink within a twenty-four hour period. Keep in …

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How to Stop a Sugar Addiction

Do you consider sugar to be one of the essential food groups? Are you a sucker for a cookie, cake, or other sweet treats? If so, you may be experiencing the effects of sugar addiction, a problem that affects countless Americans. The result? Weight gain, fatigue, and a general loss of energy and motivation. The good news is you can …

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How Many Calories Should I Eat Per Day?

What type of eater are you? Do you count calories as if they were gold pieces or do you eat what you want and pay more attention to the physical activity burnt through out the day? For those of you who limit their caloric intake, how did you come up with the number you take in each day? What criteria …

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Becoming Vegetarian: Slow and Steady

Vegetarianism has become increasingly popular over the past decades as more people realize the health benefits of the lifestyle. Vegetarianism helps save the planet. It can make more food available to the poor. It is healthier. It avoids killing animals. There are myriad reasons for becoming vegetarian. Still, the most determined new converts may lapse if they do not approach …

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How to Find Your Healthy Maximal Heart Rate When You Exercise

The four primary reasons most people exercise is to lose weight, relieve stress, strengthen their heart, and develop a more pleasing physique. The main reasons people don’t reach these goals is that they don’t stick with their routine and they don’t work out at a high enough intensity level. To get results, it’s important to achieve a healthy exercise heart …

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5 Simple Ways to Eat More Green, Leafy Vegetables

They’re green and leafy – and good for you. Unfortunately, most people don’t get enough of these “powerhouses of nutrition.” Green, leafy vegetables are loaded with fiber, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and some, like kale, contain anti-cancer compounds that help your liver break down cancer-causing chemicals you’re exposed to every day. Obviously, these are veggies you want more of. Green, leafy …

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How To Incorporate Yoga Principles Directly Into Your Weight Training Workout

Yoga is a perfect compliment to weight training because it teaches you how to remain fully present in each moment and to stay calm and focused when faced with challenging situations.  Yoga nourishes and revitalizes every cell in your body and restores depleted energy resources. Recover more quickly between workouts and experience renewed energy by adopting the yoga principle of …

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