Monthly Archives: July 2012

Celebrating Obesity

On July 30, AOL had a news feature about a pageant called Miss Big Beautiful Woman

KRISTIE MOUNCEY
18 Year Old Beauty Pageant Contestant

International, that helps plus size women accept and celebrate their appearance. One woman was interviewed who said she tortured herself trying to lose weight, and gave up after repeated unsuccessful attempts. Read the rest of this entry

Home Gym Workouts – Get Motivated

NOT HAVING FUN WITH YOUR ROUTINE?

I know, I’ve heard it before. You’re just not motivated to work out at home. Do you know why? The reason is that you haven’t made exercise a habit.  Do you floss, and brush your teeth after each meal?  Take regular showers? Wash and comb your hair?  I hope so. The reason you do them everyday is because you’ve made it a habit. Read the rest of this entry

How To Avoid Shin Splints

WHAT IS A SHIN SPLINT
Tibial Stress Syndrome is the medical name for shin splints, an injury that causes pain, tenderness, and swelling in the leg, along the tibia (shin bone).  The leg is the area between the knee and ankle.

SHIN STRETCH

WHO GETS SHIN SPLINTS
Shin splits are common among runners, and other athletes. Read the rest of this entry

The Egotistical Person’s Guide To Strength Training

If for no other reason than appearance, strengthen your body, and stop overeating.  

MUSH

68 percent of Americans are overweight.   That means most Americans have bodies that look like mush.  The photo on the right is a perfect example.

If you’re in your twenties, don’t exercise, and overeat, you will wind up looking like mush by the time you’re 35 or 40. Read the rest of this entry

Villa Zucchini Linguine: A Post About Grainless Pasta

ZUCCHINI LINGUINE NO GRAIN PASTA

VEGETABLE SPIRALIZER

I found out about Zucchini Linguine just browsing the internet.  To prepare the noodles, buy or borrow a Vegetable Spiralizer.  The model in the photograph is made by World Cuisine, and runs about $35.00 at Amazon.  No electricity or batteries needed, and it’s really easy to use. Check it out by clicking this Amazon link World Cuisine Spiral Vegetable Slicer.

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