Have Relentless Faith

How many times have you had a difficult problem, a problem so big (in your mind), that you wish you could turn it over to someone or something else for Judging from the multi-BILLION dollar weight loss industry, millions of people seem to feel that way. Have you ever sat and dreamed about finally taking off that darn weight that's been glued to you for years For that matter, how about taking that cruise, buying your dream home, or getting that 90,000 purple BMW 740iL (O.K., so that's MY dream...

The Top Ten Ways To Quit Playing The Victim Role In Weight Loss

Playing the woe is me game when you're trying to lose weight is a dead end and a very unproductive way to live your life. It is very common when things don't go the way you want to point the finger at other people or things. But you know what IT'S YOUR CHOICE to point the finger. Mark Twain once said, Too many people think the world owes them a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. Here's my twist on it Too many people think the world owes them a magic weight-loss powder potion...

The point of diminishing returns

But I can guarantee you, if you continue working out only 3 days a week, you'll get there pretty fast. Now you might be thinking, So what What's the difference if I work out 3 times a week or 6 times Won't I reach the point faster with 6 times Here's what's happening with your 3-workout-week. Day 1, you work out. Hike your metabolism for a while, burn a few calories. Feeling pretty good. Day 2, rest. Go to work. No workout. Day 3, work out, hike your...

But thats just the tip of the iceberg

Seems as though we're obsessed with youth, health, and fitness. Fat people are frowned upon. Smokers are shunned. Muscle is IN. We don't want to look our age - we certainly don't want to feel it. We are bombarded with a plethora of information about what we should do to look and feel great, from the Bally's TV commercials to the local newspapers. Virtually every major magazine has a section on health and fitness. Just look at Better Homes and Gardens. It's important we're aware of what we're...

Protein The Neglected Nutrient

Protein has getting a bad rap from today's trendy diets, calling for significant dietary restrictions. However, it's been making a strong comeback, with the success of Dr. Barry Sears's The Zone, Protein Power, and Dr. Atkin's New Diet Revolution (which so happened to be the best selling paperback for all of 1998). While many of you may not agree with these nutritional philosophies, one thing is common among them protein, adequate protein, is essential for a healthy diet. Just take a look at...

CNSs Role In Muscular Development

Your CNS is a message system, sending impulses to your brain, and then back to the area it came from. Now, don't worry, I'm not going to get technical here. When you stress your muscles from a workout, a message is sent to your brain Hey, you better prepare for the next time we work out. The body prepares itself by getting stronger, increasing endurance, building muscle tone or size. If we didn't have our CNS working for us, we'd all be like jellyfish. Limp as a politician's handshake. The CNS...

You Must Memorize This Your Body Is Only As Good As The Things You Give It

Eat three full meals a day, with 2-3 snacks. So it works out to a feeding every 3 hours or so. BALANCE IS KEY. Protein, lots of fruits and veggies, and a little fat unsaturated . If your balance is out of whack, you're going to be out of whack, too. With practice, you'll find the right balance for you. 3. Vitamin Mineral supplement. Why They help you to use the food you eat more efficiently. They help aid in digestion and assimilation of your food, plus you get an added nutritional boost...

Success is achieved and maintained by those who TRY and keep TRYING

Where there is nothing to lose by TRYING, and a great deal to gain if SUCCESSFUL, by all means, TRY. DO IT NOW --W. Clement Stone Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. --Ralph Waldo Emerson We cannot direct the wind . . . but we can adjust the sails. Health is the first wealth. --Unknown Today, you have 100 of your life left. --Tom Hopkins Make your life an exclamation, not an explanation. --Unknown I have met the enemy and it is the eyes of...

True friends visit us in prosperity only when invited but in adversity they come without invitation

Man who stand on hill with mouth open, wait long time for roast duck to drop in. --Confucius How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most. --Stephen Covey The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. --Eleanor Roosevelt A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something. --Wilson Mizner How...

Worried about your knees Jumping rope may actually protect them It

Causes less impact than running because you're only jumping an inch or two off the ground. What's more, this moderate impact can produce big gains in bone strength. To begin jumping, you'll need a good rope. Look for one with ball bearings, to allow the rope to turn easily at the handles, and bypass weighted ropes, which may increase the possibility of wrist pain. Your rope is the correct length when you step on the center and the ends of the handles just reach your armpits. Always warm up...

Weight gain FAT muscle loss stubborn metabolism anger frustration disappointment irritation etc

These things are just temporary. Which means YOU CAN CHANGE THEM, IF YOU TAKE ACTION. Not later today. Not tomorrow. Not Monday. NOW. And if you follow my suggestions. So I've put together a step-by-step list for you so you can SUPER-CHARGE your day, before you even leave for work Kind of like that U.S. Army commercial, We do more before 9 a.m. than most people to all day. Step 1 Hit The Alarm amp Get Your Butt OUT Of Bed THE FIRST TIME Getting up IMMEDIATELY will give you a...