Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Build Your Body with Callanetics Exercises

If you want to change your body cardinally – to lose weight, tighten your muscles, and correct the problem areas - it's the time to do callanetics exercises.

The author of this technique Callan Pinckney confirms that doing callanetics allows to achieve significant results in a short time. The peculiarity of the system is a huge static load on the muscles of the body. Each exercise is designed in such a way that all the muscles of the body work simultaneously.

Callanetics is a set of exercises for all body parts: arms, shoulders, back, legs, buttocks, thighs and abdominals. Callanetics includes exercises from several types of oriental gymnastics, and special breathing exercises.

With the help of callanetics you will correct your posture, tighten the abdomen, lift the breasts, and improve the shape of the buttocks. After some classes you will see the results.

In the beginning, do exercises 3 times a week for an hour. When you get the first results, cut the classes to 2 times. After achieving stable success, an hour a week will be enough to maintain shape. The starting position is always the same - feet shoulder width apart, back straight, stomach in.

Adopting the desired position keep it for 60-100 seconds depending on your initial level of fitness. Tension should be felt in every muscle. Start each training session with a workout.

Callanetics requires that an involved person should constantly feel his body, which makes exercises even more effective! The result is not inflated muscles but a slender and toned body.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Fruits for Weight Loss. Part 3.

Apples are next fruits for weight loss. Apples contain pectin, a compound that has an effect on reducing appetite that is why apples should be eaten before meal. Apples are rich in sugars and fiber which helps to reduce weight.

One more beneficial fruit is a pear because it contains organic acids that promote to regulate metabolism and digestion. Pear also contributes to cleanse the body from toxins and heavy metals. A dried fruit gives a feeling of satiety.

One should pay attention to kiwi as a fruit rich in vitamins. Kiwi also contains magnesium and potassium salts and fiber. Another beneficial kiwi property is the ability to burn fat, which block the arteries and thus, reduce the risk of blood clots.

The fruit should be added to the diet plan is avocado. It is very different from the rest fruit as it is rich in good fats which activate metabolic system to burn calories. Avocados also contribute in maintaining low hunger level and stabilizing blood glucose level.

With such a diverse of fruits available, you can choose the one you enjoy.  Eating two or three of them every day, you will be on the right track to achieving harmony in weight.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Fruits for Weight Loss. Part 2.

Experts assert that all citruses including lemon, lime, orange, tangerine, and of course, grapefruit is the best choice as fruits for weight loss.

Citrus fruits are not only sources of vitamins, they contain flavonoids - a group of substances that burn fat. In addition, citrus fruits are high in fiber, which cleanses the gastrointestinal tract, splits fats and removes the excess water from the body.

Grapefruit is the most low-calorie fruit. It contains a large amount of water, vitamin C and enzymes that burn fat, stimulate the liver and help get rid of toxins. Red grapefruit protects people from developing cancer, protects the cell membrane, and supports heart function and metabolism. You can satisfy your appetite with grapefruit. However, it is not recommended for people with high acidity.

Orange is the next fruit to eat often. This fruit is the main enemy of the fat around the stomach.

Lemon is one of the most useful fruits to cleanse the body; it helps to boost vitality, energy and, as well, melts the fat. It is rich in minerals like magnesium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, copper and manganese. It has antibiotic properties and this is why lemon should be used in cold and flu season. It is recommended to squeeze a lemon in a glass of warm water and drink every morning.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Fruits for Weight Loss. Part 1.

How any fruits can contribute to weight loss?  Do you know that the main cause of obesity is metabolic disorders in the body? Fruits stimulate to remove waste products and excess fluid.

In addition, they are very beneficial for health due rich content of vitamins C, E, B and A which help to strengthen immune system, accelerates the metabolism, and reduces the bad cholesterol.

In fact, fruits can help to improve our nutrition and satiety and, as well, ensure getting the dietary fiber we need. Fruits for weight loss are those which have low calorie content and as well split fats. There are plenty of fruits available but some of them are the most supportive for weight loss.

Perhaps the most popular fruit for weight loss is a pineapple. It contributes to the rapid resorption of fat received from food due to a component bromeline that cleaves fatty acids. However, pineapple can’t affect the reduction of existing fat reserves.

Among the most useful products for weight loss should be noted berries such as strawberries, blackberries, raspberries and blueberries. All berries are rich in vitamins, fiber and antioxidants.

Strawberry is low-calorie, sweet tasty, and provides the body with a sufficient amount of fiber and vitamin C. It satisfies our cravings for sweet and also helps to get rid of overweight.

Blackberry is one more fruit for weight loss; it is high in dietary fiber, so you will become satiated quickly. It has beneficial properties that contribute to the fight against cancer.

Raspberry is another useful fruit that is very low in sugar and as well contains elements ketone which is a natural calorie burner.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

The Japanese Diet Tips. Part 2.

Japanese people are vegetable-crazed and consume plenty of cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Chinese cabbage, cauliflower, and watercress.

Red peppers, green bean, zucchini, eggplant, onions, tomatoes, green peppers, lettuce, carrots, spinach, beets, lotus root, turnips, shiitake mushrooms, sweet potatoes, and seaweed all have a place in the Japanese diet.

High in vitamin C and fiber, they also possess anti-cancer properties. Also, seaweeds are included used in Japanese dishes and provide body with iodine. Veggies are served simmered in broth, stir-fried in a small bit of oil, or lightly steamed that helps to preserve nutrients in food.

Fish, especially fatty fish like salmon and tuna, are the most popular Japanese dishes and a great source of heart-benefit omega-3 fatty acids. Thus, the Japanese eat less red meat containing artery-clogging saturated fat and leading to obesity.

The one more an alternative source of protein than red meat is soy products as Japanese meals often include more than one soy-based dish. As a main part of the Japanese diet, soy products like tofu and beans help to reduce cholesterol level.