09
Dec 13

3 Ways To Revamp Your Body

012 Revamp your BodyMost of us are so caught up with our daily tasks and responsibilities that we begin to neglect our bodies. We do not have time anymore to give them what they need. Our minds are full of every day worries about school, work, and our relationships and we forget that we should not only keep our minds healthy but also our physical parts. If you have been having the same routine and attitude as most people who fail to give their bodies the necessary attention, then it is time for you to know how to revamp your body and make it reach the best condition that it can be in. To help you, here are some tips that you must take careful note of.

 

1. Pay More Attention

It all starts with paying more attention to the current condition that your body is in. You should make it a habit to look at yourself in the mirror and note what you like or do not like about your appearance. Put in mind that you can do something about what you do not like. If you think that you have been gaining weight for the past few months and it is already showing, then start thinking about working out and act on your decision immediately and consistently. This habit can be your wake up call every day to remind you that you should be determined and continue carrying out the changes that you have to make.

 

2. Get Some Rest and Relaxation

Oftentimes, we work our body too much that it calls for us to rest. Remember that all work and no play is not good for anyone. If you have the time and the budget, you can go on a vacation at least once a year to get some time off from your daily routine. If not, you can still have some rest and relaxation by taking a refreshing bath after a day’s work and getting enough sleep. Your body will thank you for it by giving you that fresh and glowing look that only enough rest can give.

 

3. Keep It in Best Shape

You have to keep your body in best shape all of the time. Working out is already a good step towards it but you can do more. Wear clothes that flatter what you have and that emphasize your assets. Always make sure that you are neat and clean. Take care of your skin by visiting the spa from time to time. To give you the energy, you can take some vitamin and supplements daily. Remember that your body is your wealth and keeping it in the best shape is a great way to treasure it.

These are the ways on how to revamp your body that you must not only take note of but must be immediately and consistently put into action.


31
Oct 13

The Safest Diets For You

097 Safe DietsThere is a big argument in the market when it comes to diets. Because of the fact that many people want to get fit, get back in shape, lose weight, and maintain a healthy diet, finding the right type of diets has become very challenging. In some point people are confuse which of all those diet programs is right for them. But whatever diet program you might choose there is only one thing that I would remind you. Make sure that the diet program that you choose is safe. Not all diet programs are safe diets. Now, some diet program may require you to avoid certain food and you need to follow a schedule. But for me, you don’t need to make yourself suffer just to follow a certain diet program. Although I understand that when you are on a diet, there will be sacrifices made but not to the point that you are already depriving yourself from the food that you want to eat. And never do a diet that requires you to skip meals that is not a healthy diet. Skipping meals is not healthy. In fact it could cause complications like stomach ulcers.

Do you want to know what the safest diet is for you? I would say that the safest diet that will not deprive you from food or will ask you to skip meals is the diet that I have been doing for many years. The diet that I have proven to be effective and really healthy is the organic diet. Organic diet is simply eating foods that are organic. In fact, I personally grow my own food in my garden. This does not only keep me healthy also it keeps my pocket healthy as well. You don’t have to spend so much money for a diet. For me, proper diet is simply eating the right types of food and eating the right amount of food. The only thing that would cause you to gain weight is if you eat more than what your body requires and if you eat unhealthy food.

But I guarantee you that with organic food, you will be able to achieve your desired weight and size. You will be able to maintain that sexy body. Have you notice that most chefs use organic ingredient because it’s healthier, greener, and nutritious. There is no chemical use to grow them that’s why it’s safe.


16
Oct 13

Healthy Hints And Tips To Live A Healthy Life

052 Healthy HintsLiving healthy nowadays is not a trend anymore but more of a choice. People get sick because they chose to live an unhealthy lifestyle. They expose themselves from all the bad vices such as smoking, drinking alcoholic drinks, and drugs. These substances will do you any good, it will only cause harm to your health and you will end up having serious illness like cancer. So, if you want to live a healthy lifestyle, you need to start that change. You can start by getting rid of your bad habits. Stopping your bad habits may not be that easy but it is possible. Aside from getting rid of your bad habits, here are some healthy hints and tips that I think can also help you live a healthy life.

 

Manage Your Stress

One of the reason why we get ourselves involve to these bad habits is because of the stress that we are experiencing from work and from other stressors. Like for example with cigarettes, cigarettes have stimulant feature which could help you calm your mind. This is why most of the noses that we know are smoker, because smoking helps them to be calm and relax. But smoking will also hurt your lungs and could cause lung cancer. Now, if you do not want to live a healthy life, try to do other stress reliever methods aside from smoking. You can manage your stress through shopping, yoga, listening to music, talking to a friend, and so on…

 

Look For A New Hobby

Another healthy hint for healthy living is to be engage with new hobby. New hobby will help you become more active. You can learn new sport, learn to play music instruments, exercise, or you may want to be involved in arts. Learning new hobby will help you divert your attention and this will help you become relax and happy.

 

Take A Break & Go For A Vacation

If you are very busy person, you need to take a break from your stressful environment and also a break from your boss. You can ask or file for a leave and go for a vacation. Try to free your mind from any stressors. Your mind and body also need to rest. All the money that you are earning from being workaholic is no use if you are slowly killing yourself. Take a break and enjoy like even for just a few moment.

These are the healthy hints and tips that I can suggest for you to have a healthy life.


13
Sep 13

Increasing Metabolism Is The Best Way To Lose Weight Fast

133 ways to Boost metabolismEach individual has different metabolism. Some have fast metabolism and others have slow. People who have fast metabolism won’t have any problem in gaining weight no matter how much they eat, unlike for people with slow metabolisms, even if they eat just enough they still gain weight or don’t lose weight at all. That’s why between these two, those people who have slow metabolism are more concerned with their body weight and size. But did you know that you can actually boost your metabolism? Increasing metabolism is possible and there are ways to do that. But before we go to that, let us first know what is metabolism, so we could clearly understand its function and why we should boost it up.

Metabolism simply means as the rate at which your body burns calories. It is the process of breaking down proteins, carbohydrates, and fats to yield the energy your body needs to maintain itself. This is the reason why you can lose weight fast if you have faster metabolism. However, you also need to know the factors that influence your metabolism or why you have slow metabolism. These are the factors that you can control and change and factors that you can’t: age, gender, heredity, thyroid disorder, and weight. With age, study shows that metabolic rate decreases 5% each decade, after the age of 40 for the reason of decrease muscle mass. With gender, between men and women, men have faster metabolism because men have more muscle tissue. With heredity, your metabolisms can be influence through your family. Thyroid disorder would be another factor (hypothyroidism-underactive thyroid gland) (hyperthyroidism-overactive thyroid gland) can either slow or speed up metabolism. Lastly is the weight.

Now how can you improve or boost your metabolism? They say that drinking coffee and green tea can help. Another factor is to improve your diet like eating small and frequent meals instead of eating 3 full meals. You can also boost your metabolism with exercise. You can do aerobic or cardio exercise like running and weight exercise. Also, eat sinless snacks. Try to eat more fruits and vegetables, also high fiber food. If you were able to boost your metabolisms, you will see that you are losing some pounds. There are also some supplements that can help boost your metabolism. These types of supplements are commonly used by athletes or people who do exercise. You can buy this at any health stores.


07
Aug 13

What Women Should Take Note Of With Their Post Pregnancy Diets

068 Post Pregnancy DietsPost pregnancy diets are very important since most mothers do not want to keep the weight that they gained during pregnancy. They start cutting back on their food intake and exercising to have the body they once had and that is fine so long as you do not breastfeed your child but since most mothers do breastfeeding because they want their child to be healthy. They should maintain a certain amount of calories so that their baby the nutrients necessary for them to be healthy. A study prescribes that women need to intake extra calories so that there is a balance between the effect that the baby gets the nutrients they need and the mother stays healthy.

The requirement for post pregnancy diets are one thousand two hundred calories plus an extra addition of five hundred calories so all in all the mother needs to intake one thousand seven hundred calories a day in order for her and the baby to remain healthy. There is also the factor of hydrating, your post pregnancy diet should involve a lot of water since mothers are prone to dehydration especially if you are exercising to lose the baby weight you have gained. Another wonderful fact is that water actually makes you skinny so it is like hitting two birds with one stone, being healthy and getting skinny. Post pregnancy diets should also include foods that are rich in fiber.

High fiber foods help cleanse the body it helps you to have regular bowel movement to flush out the toxins inside our body. Iron intake is also another big factor since taking care of a new born is not an easy task. Iron make energizes us since giving birth reduces the iron in the mother’s body she should definitely intake food that are rich in iron so that you will feel energized and strong. There is actually a report about iron and what it does for women postpartum depression. Post pregnancy diets are not so different with other diets they all have one goal in mind and it is to stay fit and healthy. So basically you just have to eat healthy and consider that it is not just you, your baby is depending on you too. Post pregnancy diets all depends on the mother herself, mothers need to accommodate whatever it is that is lacking or an excess in their diets and aim to stay healthy for them and their baby.


23
Jul 13

Useful Tips On Living A Better Life

041 Revamp your lifeA happy life means having someone like loved ones, family and friends and something like a high paying job, a good shelter, respected career and so on. Life is how we make it. It doesn’t really matter if you don’t have a fancy car or hectares of land. What is important is that the ideal life depends on how we are able to produce a quality one. Living a better life is not impossible to make and somehow we can do the best that we can in order to sustain that character in us.

On living a better life, one must be contented on what he has. There is no need for them to ask for more if the kind of life that he wanted to have is already at his hand. Also, with the simple attitude of having simple house with simple appliances and furniture inside is already a plus. Having a simple family life is also an addition, like if you want to have something, better to take a word of advice from your spouse and children to show quorum in any decision making. They will be the ones to weigh things in proper perspective so that everybody will know their accountability in assessing their needs as a whole.

To become obedient, honest and trustworthy is also a point of living a better life. In this times of trouble and challenges, where every single soul perish due to unavoidable circumstance and health is deteriorating, living on what we believe really counts. It does matter if you are honest enough to abide the law, obey simple traffic rules and trustworthy in your actions and deeds, because when someone loses their track to safety we will be the key to help them achieve the best that they can be. As a matter of fact, whenever you want to enjoy life, be helpful. Learn to serve and save everything that a work is offering you.

Indeed, every one of us is entitled of living a better life. The life that we have right now really has everything to offer. It doesn’t matter if you are rich or poor, popular or ordinary person, what matters is how efficient your work maybe towards reaching your goal. It depends on how we live life to the fullest without harming other people’s ideals. The works that we have and the words that we speak towards other also play a role in keeping the life that offered to us and how to work on with the abovementioned really portrait our destiny.


10
Jul 13

5 Ways To Improve Body Image

042 Improve Body ImageAt this present generation, many people are easily caught up with their imperfections and insecurities. Learn to love your body and yourself, because you are beautiful. When you start to get insecure with yourself, there is something wrong with you. Because we are all created equal and we all have our own beauty and strengths. When was the last time you look at yourself in the mirror? Have you ever tried looking yourself on a full body mirror? What did you see? Did you feel embarrassed and disgusted about yourself? If you do, then you need to do something about it. You need to do something to improve your body image. You can create a list of the parts of your body that you don’t like, and on the separate list, try to list down the things that you will do to improve them. Start working on the new you. Instead of worrying and feeling disgusted about your body and yourself, start focusing on the things that you can do to improve them. Let me share to you some of the very basic but effective ways to improve body image.

 

Be Hygienic/ Take Care Of Yourself

What does it mean to be hygienic? It means that you need to be neat and clean. If you are neat and clean you become more attractive and pleasing. Use deodorant, clean your ears, wash your face with the right facial cleanser, shower everyday if possible, use cologne, and brush your teeth often, cut your nails, and so on. People will admire if you are neat and clean.

 

Love Yourself

Love yourself will be our second factor. Don’t expect that somebody will admire or love you if you don’t even know how to love yourself. If you want to be loved by others, you need to love yourself first. If you love yourself, you will do things that would please you and things that will be good to your body.

 

Become Physically Fit

Exercise is another factor that can make you improve your body image. Try to shed some pounds if that is one of your body issues. If you have big belly, do an abdominal workout to burn all the fats in that area and convert it to six pack abs.

 

Wear Clothes That Makes Your Feel Attractive

It doesn’t matter what type of style of clothes it is as long as you are comfortable with it and you feel attractive, that’s all that matters. You can also ask some advice from your friends for a makeover from your hair, make-up and dress in case you don’t have any idea with fashion.

 

Be Happy

Be a happy person, if you are happy, you can easily influence people and many people would want your company. So, don’t allow yourself to be influenced by negative vibes.

Try this and you will see the transformation that will make you more confident about yourself.


17
Jun 13

Intense Workouts: Pushing Yourself To The Limits

111 Intense WorkoutsAre you sick and tired of your current fitness program? Does it give you the result you want? If not then it’s time to change it to something more challenging and intense, a program that will push you to your limits. When it comes to work out, it has different level from mild to intense. What we mean when we say intense workout? These are type of workout that would really push you to your limits until you give up because your body is too tired to do more. It also includes lifting heavy weights (for men) plus dong it in circuit. When we say circuit that means you will be doing it continuously where you will just have few seconds of rest 30 seconds the most.

There are actually different types of intense workout that you can do. There free-weight intense workout where you don’t use any weight like barbells or dumbbells, you only use your own body weight. I tell you that this is very tiring. Like for example the walking push-ups, push-up until you can’t lift your body anymore, sprinting, stationary bike but on a full level, and more. Fitness expert will tell you that doing intense or insane workout gives faster and better results compared to regular type of workout. You burn more fats in just short period of time. If your body is working too much and too hard, it will need more energy to sustain you and that means it needs to burn more fats in your body and convert it as energy.

You might be wondering where you can get a copy of this intense workout. They are available in YouTube, fitness websites, and even on DVDs and CDs. But I would suggest that you buy your own original copy of intense workout so you can do it anytime in your home. It’s simple because all you have to do is to turn-on the TV and DVD player, insert the disc and nit play. Then you have your own instructor that will give you instructions and guide you as you do your intense workout. For your comfort, even though you are home, I would suggest that you wear sports outfit. This will help you feel the workout and can motivate you. Be ready because this will be easy. the only time that you can rest is when your instructor tells you to. It’s called intense because it’s a non-stop workout.


27
May 13

Revamp Your Body For A Healthier And Sexier You

012 Revamp your BodyAre you overweight? If you are, then you should be aware that being overweight can lead you to suffer from several unwanted health problems such as diabetes, hypertension, heart attack, and many other serious and deadly health diseases. Aside from that, for sure you have also experienced having difficulties performing your daily tasks due to being overweight. So, what are you going to do? I think it is already time for you to push that urgency button and start looking for the best weight loss method that is appropriate for your body chemistry. Always keep in mind that change will always start from you and not from other people. No matter what other people will tell you to do so, as long as you do not make the first step, nothing will happen.

Making a change for the betterment of yourself will only provide you with lots of benefits and advantages not only physically but also mentally. It is not late to revamp your body; all you need to do is to act right away, motivate yourself, and have self-discipline. You do not actually need to go to the gym every day and do hours of hard workouts or exercises. All you need to do is to understand how your body works and how to prevent it from getting overweight. So, why does your body become overweight? One of the main factors why a person becomes overweight is because of the bad habit known as unhealthy living. Unhealthy living means eating unhealthy foods or uncontrolled eating, drinking too much alcoholic drinks, lack of doing physical activities, smoking, not having enough rest, and other things that can bring damage to your body.

Those that were mentioned above are the things or habits that you need to change. When it comes to unhealthy eating, you need to make sure that the food you eat are mostly composed of foods that are low in cholesterol and are high in vitamins, minerals, and fiber. These foods include fish, fruits and vegetables. Of course, you need to take them in moderate amount as too much of something is also not good for your health. Engaging in sports activities can also help you a lot in becoming physically active, which in turn can help you burn calories and unwanted fats inside your body and convert them into energy.

Taking of weight loss supplements can also help you a lot in reaching your desired weight loss goal or body figure in just a short span of time. Just make sure to consult your dietician or health care provider first before using any of those products to ensure safety.


12
Jul 12

10 Healthy Hints To Feel Better

Follow these 10 healthy hints to feel better, look fit and be more healthy. Each hint is designed to give you more energy, lose weight and build muscle tone. These three combined will make you a more healthy person.

1. Exercise at least one-half hour each day. A walk, a bike ride or a swim can really help your overall health.

2. Your body needs at least six hours of peaceful sleep every day. This rest allows your body to rebuild cells, focus energy and replenish itself with necessary nutrients. A restful sleep is a key to feeling better.

3. Eat a diet that is well-rounded with healthy fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean meats. Eat high-fat foods in moderation, and minimize salt intake.

4. Feel good about yourself. Smile. Say hello to people. A sunshine attitude goes a long way toward feeling better.

5. Dump the cigarettes and cigars. Both contribute to heart disease and breathing problems.

6. Don’t overdo it with alcohol. A glass of wine or a beer is fine. More than that is asking for trouble.

7. Learn how to control stress. Too much stress can tax your body and cause health problems, including tension and pain. Listening to music, taking a stroll and breathing exercises help to relieve stress and gain control over everyday irritations.

8. Get outside and breathe in fresh air. Let the sun warm you. These are both free sources of energy for your well-being. Take a friend along, and find something to enjoy and laugh about. This activity is one of nature’s great attitude adjusters.

9. Get some variety in life, and try an alternative exercise. Practice a yoga position, learn Tai Chi or take a fencing course. Remember, variety is the spice of life.

10. Being healthy is the natural state of the body. Carry that thought with you.

Practice these 10 healthy hints, and be assured that your well-being will increase


08
Jul 12

What Qualities Make Up Safe Diets?

Safe diets are the ones that provide good nutrition with reduced caloric intake. When you get a balanced diet you feel more satisfied and you have the energy to move more. Eating a healthy regimen of fruits, vegetables and lean meats will produce a lean body as long as the total caloric intake is low enough to burn calories, but not so low that in cause the body to go into starvation mode slowing down metabolism.

Several factors need to be monitored when dieting. Your blood sugar should remain stable at an optimum level so your metabolism can remain at its peak. You must consume enough calories to keep your body functioning at its best. You cannot exercise on empty, so you must have enough expendable calories to burn during exercise. When your metabolism starts burning it burns well beyond the exercise period. It continues burning while you’re sitting, standing or lying still as well.  Our highest rated diet comes from the hcg drops diet.

The best foods to eat are foods high in nutrient qualities but low in calories. The best food for dieters are 3 ounces of lean meats like steak and fish such as salmon or sardines. Sweet potatoes, broccoli and coleslaw prepared with light mayonnaise. Whole grain breads in moderation and fresh fruit eaten alone for breakfast or a late night snack. If you eat these high nutrient foods within the caloric intake necessary to lose weight for your frame, height, age and activity level, you will lose weight safely.

Safe diets are always the ones where you feel full most of the day; not the ones where you feel starved most of the time. Feeling starved indicates low blood sugar and a sluggish metabolism. You aren’t burning calories if you don’t have energy. It seems contradictory, but without calories you cannot burn calories. The trick is getting calories packed with nutrients, so you will need fewer calories to burn more calories. That’s the secret to safe diets; they masquerade as being just good nutrition, but they serve as a means to a sender end.


06
Jul 12

Ways To Boost Metabolism

Metabolism is essentially the procedure of breaking down fats, carbohydrates and proteins in order to yield the energy that your body requires to maintain itself. Your metabolism rate will depend on the interaction between the amount of calories that you consume, the amount of calories that you burn during eating and working out and the calories that is burnt based on genetic makeup.

Among the best ways to boost metabolism is during exercise because it works to boost the need of the body for energy. However, exercising on a regular basis is easier said than done for a number of individuals, particularly if they are stuck in an office all day. Fortunately, the body also requires additional energy at other times, like in the first hour or so following intense weight lifting and interval training. This is known as the “after burn” effect and could last as long as 24 hours. In addition, strength training with weights that are heavier than usual uses up energy as a means of repairing small, healthy muscle tears.

Simply by becoming more muscular will amplify the energy needs of your body. Each additional pound of muscle that you carry can potentially burn as much as fifty additional calories just as a way of maintaining itself; best of all, this will require no additional effort from you.

Metabolism can be boosted by consuming foods such as proteins which require additional energy in order to digest and metabolize. The body burns two times as many calories by digesting foods that are high in protein as it does with foods which are high in fat or carbohydrates.

Frequent periods of movement, be it a brisk walk to the water cooler at the office or a leisurely walk around the block during the lunch break, will nudge a lethargic metabolism into action.