In Excess of PortionWritten by Sherri L Dodd
My husband and I recently visited a popular Chinese restaurant chain. I must say that it is no wonder that this eatery is represented by a rotund little bear. The rice alone equated to around four to five servings…in one meal! This along with other generous rations left us both with a few thoughts on lack of self-control versus available meal sizes in some of fast-er food eateries. We cannot just blame commercialized burger chains for promoting obesity in states. I shake my head in frustration when I see this perfect example of carbohydrate portion gone awry, followed by whining of diet gurus that revel in a major nutrient’s supposed betrayal.
Giving American consumer benefit of doubt, I will bet that many of us do not know actual size of a single serving for many different foods. Subsequently, there is a high propensity to misjudge said portions, especially when they are so abundantly given to you at no extra cost. While it is not necessary to break out measuring cups and spoons at counter of your favorite diner, there is a general rule of thumb about accurate sizing of food. A couple examples are grains and
You Have To Try This WorkoutWritten by Ryan Cote
I've tried many forms of exercise: weightlifting, martial arts, swimming, running and so on. But there's one form of exercise I started doing about 3 months ago that's proved to be an unbelievable workout....
Now I don't mean with sparring gear on, getting hit in head. I'm referring to either using a punching bag by yourself, or punching mitts with a training partner. The workout is exhausting and also somewhat of a stress reliever.
I use Everlast gear because their products hold up. We do three intense 2-minutes rounds each with sit ups in between...I'm telling you, what a workout!
These are purely my recommendations based on past experiences: