The Hated Cellulite Cure That Works

Written by Naweko San-Joyz

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Make your body tingle with energy Just try walking briskly at a rate fast enough to make your thighs and rear-end tingle. That way, you know you are stimulatingrepparttar fat while simultaneously massagingrepparttar 131174 skin. Moreover, you are raising your external body temperature. You can spend $100s of dollars at a spa trying to getrepparttar 131175 same effect in some body wrap or massage machine. Spare yourselfrepparttar 131176 hassle and get real results fromrepparttar 131177 gym or onrepparttar 131178 trail.

3.Makerepparttar 131179 most of weight training The most ridiculous fear that arises from women when I suggest weight training isrepparttar 131180 unfounded cry, “But I don’t want to get bulky and muscular!” Please. Too many women inrepparttar 131181 gym today are hardly in any danger of developing muscle simply because they are not properly training or eating to gain muscle.

The only way to get “bulky” with muscle is to consistently train for years lifting heavy weights and eating a generally bland diet that’s rich in protein. With that, it’s critical to makerepparttar 131182 most of your muscle training minutes inrepparttar 131183 gym. Grantedrepparttar 131184 variety of weight lifting techniques remains endless, here’s some basic steps for increasing your muscle mass:

Eat before lifting Eat at least 45 minutes before lifting weights. While, your stomach should not fill bloated with food, having some nutrients in your stomach will ensure that you have enough energy to actually liftrepparttar 131185 weight and perform enough repetitions to promote muscle growth.

Lift enough weight to feel your muscle burn after 8-10 repetitions. The whole point of lifting weights is to tear downrepparttar 131186 muscle you have so that it will repair itself and grow back stronger and more plentiful. If you are not burning, it’s likely that you are not breaking down muscle.

Refuel your muscles with protein and carbohydrates immediately after lifting weights. Professional bodybuilders strategically plan their day to ensure that they get their protein within at most 45 minutes after having lifted weights. This is becauserepparttar 131187 muscle needs fuel to repair itself. If you skip feeding a repairing muscle, it will not grow, or at best you’ll reap minimal results.

Moreover, a resent study published inrepparttar 131188 June 2004 edition ofrepparttar 131189 International Journal of Sport Nutrition & Exercise Metabolism confirmed that after resistance training, a meal containing protein and carbohydrates produced more muscle growth than a meal consisting purely of carbohydrates.

Consistent dieting habits, exercising and resistance training effectively eliminate cellulite. This three-tiered strategy reduces excess fat and tonesrepparttar 131190 skin- collectively revealing a smooth, bump-free backside. Though you may haterepparttar 131191 method, it produces visible results four to six weeks with regular usage.

Health author and Stanford University graduate Naweko San-Joyz lovingly writes from her home in San Diego. Her works include “Acne Messages: Crack the code of your zits and say goodbye to acne” (ISBN: 0974912204) and the upcoming work “Skinny Fat Chicks, Why we’re still not getting this dieting thing” (ISBN: 0974912212) for release in June of 2005. For useful acne self-help articles visit

Super-Sizing America

Written by Virginia Bola, PsyD

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The industry breathed a sigh of relief seeing that a few changes made everything all right andrepparttar world could return to its infatuation withrepparttar 131172 Drive-Thru. We beamed with a sense of satisfaction that we had proddedrepparttar 131173 market in a healthier direction. Then we noticed that we were still fat.

Where had we gone wrong? Well,repparttar 131174 "small" burgers were still big: two to three timesrepparttar 131175 size of their relatives of forty years ago. The salads were healthy until drenched with several hundred calories of creamy dressing. To maintainrepparttar 131176 taste we had come to love, toppings were added: more kinds of cheese, butter, relishes and dipping sauces. And everything was still primarily fried: breakfast, burgers, chicken, potatoes. Even high quality, frequently-changed deep fry oil is loaded with calories to be deposited on our waistlines, hips, and internal organs.

Fast food has taken us out ofrepparttar 131177 kitchen into a world whererepparttar 131178 demand for productivity makes us work harder and longer and steals away any notion of spare time. We run to keep pace with a society spinning ever faster and we eat onrepparttar 131179 run because to pause is to fail. Is there no escape? This isrepparttar 131180 Twenty-first Century -- returning torepparttar 131181 food regimes of fifty or a hundred years ago is improbable. The old fashioned "made from scratch" meals require too much time and effort, except for special occasions, in our fast-paced, two-working-parents, long-work-and-commute lives.

What we can do, if we seek to withdraw fromrepparttar 131182 enormous herd of heavyweights, is to remember thatrepparttar 131183 way to health, slenderness, delayed aging, and increased longevity has been demonstrated repetitively by our little friend,repparttar 131184 laboratory rat.

The secret is consistent, prolonged, cheat-proofed, under-eating. Once that core concept has been adopted, and completely internalized,repparttar 131185 pathway to a new, thin you becomes clear: eat whatever you want but a LOT LESS. We're not looking atrepparttar 131186 old adage of "eat moderately and move around a lot" because we know, from experience, that it doesn't work. When I say a "lot less" I mean it. You may be eating three times a day, plus snacks. Cutting out a snack here or a dessert there may eventually help you lose weight - if you have twenty years to invest inrepparttar 131187 attempt.

Don't "cut back." Slash, sever, pulverize your portions. If you eat three meals a day, change to eating just one. If you like to graze on six mini-meals or snacks, cut to two. Reducing your overall intake by two thirds should bring you intorepparttar 131188 zone of your actual daily needs. Yes, it would be nice if you opted to make those reduced calories all highly nutritious but we all know that you are going to eat what you are going to eat, no matter how muchrepparttar 131189 health gurus nag you. So go ahead and eat what you intend, just one third of your usual rations.

To keep your energy on an even keel, you can spread your one meal throughoutrepparttar 131190 day. If your usual lunch is a cheeseburger, fries, and a shake, split it up: a shake for breakfast, a burger for lunch, a dinner of fries and a slice of cheese. Are you then on a diet? Are you using your precious time on specialty shopping and food preparation? Do you have to think about what menu items fit into your prescribed weight plan? No, none of these apply. You are simply eatingrepparttar 131191 way you have always done except one day of your prior food plan now last three days. If you're worried about your health, take a multivitamin (funny, you weren't worried about your health onrepparttar 131192 same fare inrepparttar 131193 past, were you?) If you are a tall, large-boned individual or you feel (genuinely and persistently) faint, take a canned nutritional booster like Ensure.

It is almost too simple and too easy IF you have really internalizedrepparttar 131194 concept of under-eating and have adopted a "can do,will do," attitude -repparttar 131195 key to everything.

P. S. You'll save a lot of money too!

Virginia Bola is a licensed psychologist and an admitted diet fanatic. She specializes in therapeutic reframing and the effects of attitudes and motivation on individual goals. The author of The Wolf at the Door: An Unemployment Survival Manual, and a free ezine, The Worker's Edge, she is currently working on a psychologically-based weight control book: Diet with an Attitude. She can be reached at

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