Weight Loss: Customize, Personalize, Spice up!

Written by Charlene J. Nuble

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So spice up your own program of weight loss exercises by customizing it according to your our own weight loss needs. Variety is stillrepparttar spice of weight loss. You shouldínt be satisfied just with poundingrepparttar 137121 pavement or sweating in a gym. Variety makes you learn how much youíre capable of. Play around, pick and choose, experiment with your own customized personal weight loss program.

Whatever weight loss exercises you choose fromrepparttar 137122 following, try to get your heart rate up to about 70 percent of your safe maximum. You can do that by using this formula: 220 minus your age equals your Maximum Safe Heart Rate. Keep it at this rate for a solid half-hour. Donít go overrepparttar 137123 85 percent rate for more than a couple of minutes at a time. Of course, heart rate doesnít figure into strength builders such as weigh lifting.

Note : The calories-burned figures that follow are for a 110-pounder. A 154-pounder should add on another 28 percent to that number, while a 198-pounder should add 55 percent.

Walking : Calories burned at 2 mph is 145 per hour; 3 mph is 235 per hour; at 5 mph is 435 per hour.

Jogging : Calories burned at 5mph is 530 per hour which is roughly about a 12-minute mile.

Jumping Rope : Calories burned is 600 calories per hour.

Swimming : At 30 yards per minute (about one lap of an Olympic-size pool), calories burned is 330 per hour.

Water-walking : Calories burned is 360 per hour in a fast game.

Bicycling : Calories burned at 10 mph is 390 per hour.

Aerobic Dancing : For low impact, calories burned is 240 per hour and for moderate impact, 350 per hour.

Square Dancing : Calories burned is 350 and up Ė way up! Ė per hour.

Table Tennis : Calories burned is 450 hour.

Rowing : Calories burned is 600 per hour.

Cross-country skiing : Calories burned at 10 mph is 600 per hour.

Weight Lifting : Calories burned is 250 per hour.

Martial Arts : Calories burned is 620 per hour.

You really wonít know what you like unless you try it. And if you havenít tried it donít knock it. Try mixing gardening with walking, housework with rowing, bicycling with weight lifting, dancing with martial arts, table-tennis with cross-country skiing, outdoors with indoors, team sports with solitary sports. Without variety, humans get bored and stale. They stop reaching. Boredom makes human beings quit.

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Diet Pills Ė Do they work? Are they safe? Which one should I use?

Written by Mike West

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ARE DIET PILLS SAFE? Diet pill side effects can range from dizziness, nausea, increased urination, torepparttar more sever - chest pain, heart attack, liver and kidney damage, stroke, seizures, and even death. After a few months your body develops a tolerance forrepparttar 137086 pillís effects, so diet pills are meant to be taken for a very short period of time. These pills CAN be safe if they are not abused.

Withrepparttar 137087 combination of a healthy diet, and regular exercise a diet pill can give you that little extra nudge to loose a few extra pounds. Donít expect to loose weight on a diet pill alone. Do your research, ask questions, readrepparttar 137088 labels and find out what diet pill is right for you.

Mike West is a studying dietitian and contributing editor for Diet Pill Reviews. For more information, visit http://www.diet-pill-review.com

Copyright 2005, M. West

Mike West is a studying dietitian and contributing editor for Diet Pill Reviews. For more information, visit http://www.diet-pill-review.com

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