Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

Exercise and Diet - For Your Waistline


Caring for your body is the most important thing you can do in your life. You only get one body, and it needs attention. Too often in society, we let things get out of control and then we try to find the easy way out. In weight loss, this means crash diets and diet pills. These are not the best for our bodies, as they suck out the energy and don't provide enough nutrition.

It really isn't that hard to eat well and get some exercise. You don't have to start running in the mornings, and you don't have to join one of the famous weight loss institutes. Simple answers are out there for the taking. You just have to be willing to find them.

The Diet Portion

A diet should consist of common sense. You and your body know what is right to eat and how much of it to consume. Your mom told you to eat your fruits and vegetables, and she was right. Some east diet tips and things to remember:

  • Sleep well. Your body needs a chance to recharge steadily for around eight hours a night.
  • Be consistent with your meal times. Your body will adjust to your schedule and will make the necessary modifications.
  • Use common sense in your meal planning. Well rounded meals are best. Some veggies instead of fries with your sandwich not only taste good, they're good for you.
  • Smaller meal portions. Eat until you are full, and then stop. Your body doesn't want anymore.
  • Cook your meals. When you make your dinner, you are freeing yourself of the processed foods.

Stocking the cupboards and refrigerator with healthy alternatives will reduce your impulse snacking, or at least minimize the junk food you put in your body. Every major diet talks of portion control. You might feel hungry the first couple of days, but your body will adjust. You'll start burning stored fat.

The Exercise Element

The bombardment of exercise advice is not subsiding, and won't any time soon. But you just can't pick and choose bits and pieces that you find convenient. On the contrary, your regimen doesn't have to be so structured that it will push you away. Common sense is king here, too. Getting exercise for your body doesn't have to come at the gym. It can be done in the everyday places, doing everyday tasks:

  • Take a walk in the mornings or evenings. Stroll around the neighborhood or local park.
  • Take the stairs when they are available. It's not necessary to completely eliminate elevators, but you can walk a couple flights of stairs.
  • Pushups and sit-ups. The old standards still work. Do as many as you can, and keep pushing yourself to increase it.
  • Get off the couch. Watching television is conducive to snacking on junk food. Do something constructive with your time.
  • Buy a bicycle. Don't drive if you don't have to. Almost anyone can operate a bike. It's fun and healthy for your heart.

Finding the simple solutions are easy. It just takes a little common sense in your everyday life to get the most out of it. Not everyone was designed to have six pack abs, but everyone can be healthy. Your body mass index, or BMI, a measure of health in relation to your weight, signals what medical conditions you are in line for. Break the trend, just one habit a week. You'll soon realize that you feel better and you'll desire more results.

Robb Ksiazek writes and publishes valuable information at Body-Mass-Index-4U.com. He researches and practices health and wellness, and believes the mind, body, and soul work in unison toward a fulfilled life.


MORE RESOURCES:

USA TODAY

Best memory advice? Exercise, stimulating hobbies
USA TODAY
If Alzheimer's tops your list of fears about getting older, you're not alone. One in eight adults over 60 report some form of memory loss, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But just because you're a bit fuzzy on where you left your ...
Ideal memory guidance? Exercise, stimulating hobbiesStandard Bulletin
Most effective memory tips? Exercising, stimulating hobbiesStatesmen News

all 4 news articles »


Dr. Bill Elliott: Can exercise reduce risk of cancer?
Marin Independent Journal
Regular exercise reduces the risk of heart disease in adults. Exercise also reduces “all-cause mortality” — the term researchers use to define death from any reason. Adults over 50 who exercise regularly are less likely to die of heart attacks ...



WRAL.com

Las Vegas Soldier Dies In Training Exercise
CBS Local
FORT POLK, La. (AP) – The military says a U.S. Army paratrooper has died during an airborne training exercise at Fort Polk in Louisiana. A news release from the soldier's division, the North Carolina-based 82nd Airborne, says Pvt. Joshua D. Phillips ...
Fort Bragg soldier killed in training exercise at Louisiana baseWRAL.com
Fort Bragg soldier killed during training exercise in LouisianaWTVD-TV
Joshua D. Phillips, 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper, killed during training ...Washington Times
DVIDS (press release) (registration)
all 41 news articles »


The Hill

Clinton supporter: Benghazi probe a 'political exercise'
The Hill
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) on Sunday said the congressional investigation into the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, has “turned into a political exercise.” ADVERTISEMENT. “Benghazi has had more hearings, more ...

and more »


Business Insider

Celebrity trainer Tony Horton says this is the biggest mistake people make ...
Business Insider
Celebrity trainer Tony Horton says this is the biggest mistake people make starting an exercise program. Matt Johnston. Apr. 17, 2015, 1:30 PM; 17,182; 1 · facebook · linkedin · twitter; email; print. Tony Horton Dunn Pellier Media, Inc.

and more »


The Daily Iberian

Joint effort for emergency exercise
The Daily Iberian
The training exercise even attracted numerous locals who posed as stranded civilians with any number of issues to be addressed as they were “rescued.” One woman was “blind.” Another acted as though she was going into labor. A man posed as a ...



New York Times (blog)

The Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life
New York Times (blog)
Exercise has had a Goldilocks problem, with experts debating just how much exercise is too little, too much or just the right amount to improve health and longevity. Two new, impressively large-scale studies provide some clarity, suggesting that the ...

and more »


NDTV

AAP Government Kicks Off 'Participatory Budget' Exercise
NDTV
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi today kicked off its first "participatory budget" exercise amidst much fanfare and enthusiasm at a function attended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in his deputy Manish Sisodia's Patparganj ...
Excitement, vigour mark launch of AAP government's public budgeting exerciseEconomic Times
AAP govt kicks off 'participatory budget' exerciseZee News
Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP govt kicks off 'participatory budget' exerciseFinancial Express

all 169 news articles »


Exercise means more than just cardio
KMOV.com
(CNN) - You may be exercising, but are you exercising effectively? Many people are not getting the most from their workout. If you love doing cardio, great. But be warned - it might not be all it seems. Myth No. 1: Cardio is the only way you are going ...

and more »


BBC News

Military aircraft in war games exercise over south Wales
BBC News
Dozens of military aircraft have been taking part in a military exercise over south Wales this weekend. Nato's Joint Warrior exercise has seen aircraft including Chinooks, Apache, Lynx and Merlin helicopters flying out of the St Athan base in the Vale ...
Your dramatic pictures of military aircraft as Nato exercise comes to South WalesWalesOnline
Military aircraft spotted over Cwmavon soccer pitch as NATO exercise is ...South Wales Evening Post

all 4 news articles »

Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.