Relieving Stress with Exercise... and Losing Body Fat in the Process!

Written by Jamie Clark

Feeling stressed out lately? Don't worry, there is a simple and incredibly effective solution -- one that will help you lose weight in more ways than you might think!

Relieving Stress with Exercise

Research has proven that relieving stress with exercise is one ofrepparttar best ways to improve your overall health. Regular exercise provides an amazing array of anti-stress benefits torepparttar 113055 human body -- including reduced muscle tension, improved cardiovascular functioning, increased blood oxygen levels, and reduced cholesterol and triglyceride levels, just to name a few.

Relieving stress with exercise also, of course, burns calories and helps to reduce body fat. Since most other anti-stress 'remedies' (especially pharmaceutical drugs, alcohol, and overeating) cause you to gain weight it's obvious that exercise isrepparttar 113056 best option.

Control Cortisol, Lose Weight

But, besides burning calories, there's another reason relieving stress with exercise helps you to reduce body fat. Exercise produces chemicals that help to lower cortisol production. Cortisol is a "stress hormone" that has gotten a lot of press lately because many new diet products claim to block it.

Cellulite: Can We Really Get Rid of It?

Written by Danna Schneider

It has beenrepparttar bane of every women's existence sincerepparttar 113054 dawn of time -repparttar 113055 affliction known as cellulite. We all have it to varying degrees, and it seems to get worse as we get older in many cases. So, should we just resign ourselves torepparttar 113056 fact that it is here to stay, or is there a way to fight and get rid of cellulite?

Thankfully,repparttar 113057 answer is yes, we can fight cellulite, or at leastrepparttar 113058 appearance of cellulite, through several therapeutic treatments that are available onrepparttar 113059 market today. It is not, however, a one-time deal. Once you stoprepparttar 113060 treatments,repparttar 113061 cellulite will inevitably return. So,repparttar 113062 treatment of cellulite is an ongoing commitment, and it should be incorporated as part of your daily beauty regimen for consistent and lasting reduction in it's appearance.

Some ofrepparttar 113063 over-the-counter cellulite treatments actually do quite a good job of significantly reducingrepparttar 113064 appearance of cellulite (for reviews ofrepparttar 113065 best products see ). In order to achieve maximum effectiveness with these products, it is imperative that you massagerepparttar 113066 affected areas vigorously for a few minutes when applyingrepparttar 113067 treatment. In addition torepparttar 113068 smoothing and tightening ingredients inrepparttar 113069 treatment,repparttar 113070 massaging stimulates circulation and helps breakrepparttar 113071 collagen bands that have constricted and resulted inrepparttar 113072 "puckered" look ofrepparttar 113073 affected areas. The most effective ingredients, and what gives these products their smoothing effects, are caffeine and aminophylline. Many also add seaweed extract as well, but this is notrepparttar 113074 most effective ingredient inrepparttar 113075 product.

In addition torepparttar 113076 cellulite creams, lotions and gels, there is a Procedure called endermology that has many women reporting extraordinary results. It is actually a large mechanical pressure device that uses a technique similar torepparttar 113077 process of a rolling pin rolling out dough to make cookies. This action kneadsrepparttar 113078 problem areas with substantial pressure to break downrepparttar 113079 aforementioned collagen bands, and smoothrepparttar 113080 sponginess and puckering out for an even and toned appearance. Drawbacks are it is expensive and does require return visits for maintenance, it can be an uncomfortable and even slightly painful process, and it may result in some temporary bruising.

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