Month: November 2009

What is self-confidence?

Today is one of those days when your group has to make a presentation to a client. This is an important occasion because it is an opportunity to get your boss’ attention. It could mean a raise or a promotion if you could just muster the courage to stand there in front of these people […]

You Can Quit Smoking

Quitting is hard. If you have tried to quit smoking, you know how hard it can be. It is hard because nicotine is a very addictive drug sometimes it can be as addictive as heroin or cocaine.

1 Pound of Fat = 3,500 Calories

There are 3,500 calories in one pound of fat. Thus, if you cut back or work off just 3,500 calories, you will lose an entire pound of fat. While it is possible to cut back on your calorie intake and increase your exercise regimen in order to lose pounds quickly, it is important to note […]

Smoking and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Smoking does not only cause lung cancer but also worsen symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Tobacco just like caffeine and alcohol also worsen IBS symptoms. It really does not matter whether you smoked, chewed or inhaled Tobacco. The facts still remains that Tobacco is a potent GI tract irritant, carcinogen and stimulant.

Ways to Support a Family Member with Bipolar Disorder

Families who have a person afflicted with bipolar disorder know all too well the difficulties in involved with dealing with this disorder. A person with bipolar disorder requires exceptional patience and tolerance. Family relationships can suffer because of this.

What is Liposuction?

Liposuction is a surgical procedure intended to remove fat deposits and shape the body. Fat is removed from under the skin with the use of a vacuum-suction canula (a hollow pen-like instrument) or using an ultrasonic probe that emulfsies (breaks up into small pieces) the fat and then removes it with suction.

Feed Your Motivation

Motivation plays a huge role in your success in anything you attempt. If you want to lose weight, control your stress or take your workouts to the next level, you must find and feed your motivation.

Treatments for Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder that requires a lifelong treatment course in order for the sufferer to remain stable and carry out a day-to-day normal life routine. It also was once called manic-depressive illness or manic depression. This terminology changed in the early 1990’s because the American Psychiatry Association wanted to change the social […]

Women: Strength Training

One of most growing forms of women exercise is strength training. Strength training promotes: fat loss, metabolic rate increase, bone density increase and restoration, lean muscles mass increase, injury prevention, improved balance, coronary disease prevention, recovery and rehabilitation, sports performance improvement, delayed aging, and figure enhancement.

Reaching Your Body”s Full Potential

Being fit always brings to mind the idea of bulging muscles, superman strength and a to-die-for athletic build. But fitness more importantly means the body’s resistance level and stamina for physical activities. And peak fitness is the point where your physical ability and faculties are functioning at optimum level. Peak fitness means achieving the fullest […]