Month: November 2013

Can Delicacies and Loosing Weight Go Hand in Hand

Most people struggle with diet programs because they are not able to have the foods they really want. One feels controlled on what they can eat depending on the diet plan. That kind of limitation gets many people to drop off the diet programs before they have gone half the journey. For some people, even before getting on the plan the mind repels the idea because all they can think of are the DONTS of the program. People know that what you eat determines the pounds you gain, but most people don’t have a weight loss recipe guide to...

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Pilates Equipment – History

There’s no doubt what Pilates can do for those who practice it. Certainly, Joseph Pilates’ exercise techniques have come a long way from World War I when he first applied them on injured soldiers in an internment camp. But aside from the regular Pilates yoga mats we use nowadays, do you know there is a variety of equipment out there we can explore? In fact, these machines are partially accountable for the exercise’ popularity because they play a major part in producing results. The very first model introduced was the Pilates Reformer which was patterned after the WWI soldiers’...

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Gout Signs Symptoms and Remedies

An attack of gout hits you with the suddenness of an express train, because there are no advance gout signs or symptoms. Even worse, the first attack often occurs whilst you are sleeping. Up to 90% of gout attacks occur in the big toe joint, although gout can also appear in the other toes, ankles, knees, hips and elbows. You’ll notice these are all joint areas, because gout is caused by crystals of monosodium urate or uric acid being deposited on the articular cartilage of the joints. The tendons and surrounding tissues can also be affected. Gout pain is...

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