Sample Eating Plan for Weight Loss

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Sample Eating Plan for Weight Loss

Sample Eating Plan for Weight Loss

Dream job but nightmare figure?

Whether we work in an office or we travel or teach in schools. Maintaining or losing weight while working can be a challenge.

Working life can have a serious impact on our waistline. Afternoon chocolate indulgence, business lunches, office tea- biscuit breaks and nearby vending machines can all pile on the pounds.

Demanding bosses, impossible deadlines and family requirements can leave us feeling stressed and tired, with the result that we’re more likely to skip breakfast and/or lunch and grab high-calorie snack foods to cheer ourselves up and give us a much needed spurt of energy. Also, frequent visits to the pub or frequently eating out with colleagues and friends to unwind with a few drinks can add up to the despair of maintain weight.
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Exercises to Firm your Double Chin

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Exercises to Firm your Double Chin

Exercises to Firm your Double Chin

This post is to answer Sonu’s question that she asked in the comments HERE. You know stars with super toned and accentuated jaw line make billions of dollars. Check out the jaw line of Agyness Deyn and Victoria Beckham. These two celebs are said to have one of the best jaw lines.

Huhh! People become icons by selling their stupendous cheek bones, jaw lines, abs, hair cuts and what not *I wonder* Show bizz it is!

There can be many reasons for double chin. It can be due to obesity, age or to genetic reasons. There is no denying the fact that a toned up jaw line with properly modulated throat and cheek muscles add million stars to the beauty of the face. Mostly, weight loss helps with the removal of excess fat around the chin also but, there are so many people who are not fat otherwise yet they have double chin. You know honestly, the more the weight on the face or body, the more is the downward gravitational force that we experience. Hence the more saggy and baggy our skin looks. The best anti aeging thing is having a taught skin for that fat loss is important.
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Workout Plan Videos ( Weights for Arms and Upper Body). Pre and Post Workout Meals

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Workout Plan Videos. Pre and Post Workout Meals

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Workout Plan Videos. Pre and Post Workout Meals

I am a happy bunny this week. All 7 days of workout with only one meal eaten out. I can feel the results in my body but still a lot of hard work to put in. Today, I instructed myself to take a break from workout but workout has become kind of a necessity for me. I feel happy to stay in the grove :D . Once I take a break, it becomes really difficult for me to convince myself to get back.

Today I worked out using two videos back to back.

1. Yoga Videos for hip openers and arm strength.

2. The Gun show Video (Errr! This is what the video people named it :D )
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Link between Food, Workout and Different Energy Pathways

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Link between Food, Workout and Different Energy Pathways

Hi everyone,

Link between Food, Workout and Different Energy Pathways
How is it going? A few days back I was checking out some of the supplements that the fitness enthusiasts use often these days. The supplements other than proteins and fat burners, like creatine phosphates etc. The range of these supplements get me thinking that how do people get to know that their body needs these things? May be they delve deep into the science of food-exercise-body so they are able to find out what’s happening inside at the cellular level.

A few days back, I posted this status on fb: “Why do we feel very thirsty or we crave for sugar after cardio? Or after doing something as simple as climbing a staircase? Whereas, why not feel that way even after an intense session of lifting or yoga. Rather, after doing yoga or weights, we have an urge to pee..?”

Well I know I have strange ways of noticing things (Am I insane :| ) . Anyways, I mulled over it and realized that it is a pretty sane question. It has a logical answer to it.

It has to do something with different energy pathways used during different types of workout.. Let us find out how..

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Lifestyle Change and Weight Loss

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Lifestyle Change and Weight Loss

Hi everybody,

Lifestyle Change and Weight Loss

I wish a very happy new year to all of you. It gives me immense pleasure to be amongst you and to be writing again. Last year brought a few ups and downs for me and I was off from writing fitness articles for a long time but guess what- it is New Year. The one that is gone is gone forever. Cheers to this year and I hope to see you guys more often from now.
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About Fats and Omega 3 Dosage and Some gyan on Dieting

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About Fats and Omega 3 Dosage and Some gyan on Dieting

Heylo everyone,

About Fats and Omega 3 Dosage  and Some gyan on Dieting

I am sorry for the past few days, I could not keep myself very regular to blogging. I got a bit busy.. Where? Umm.. New year started for me on a very lovey dovy note. So you see ‘Love is in the air’. I hope you got my hint ;-) . So these days, I am, sleeping less, dreaming more, doing silly things, smiling unnecessarily and doing all that crazy stuff :D .

Anyways, I realized that there is a lot to catch up now: our fitness gossips, our workout plans, our self motivation talks, our discussions on diet and more importantly I need to catch up with your fitness related questions.

So this post is to answer Sreeraghavi’s question on the forum and to generally talk about my favorite topic ‘dieting’ .

Sreeraghvi’s question “Nidhi..I have a doubt..Is there a limitation in terms of quantity while consuming Flax seed, as i read somewhere that if consumed more(I do not know how much) then the balance of omega3 Vs Omega 6 will be disturbed in the body and it is not good. As in I powder 2 tea spoons of Flax seed just before making rotis..If I add in Rotis as well as Sabji’s is there a problem?”
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All about Vitamin D

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All about Vitamin D

All about Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin stored in the body’s fatty tissue. Vitamin D is different from other essential vitamins because our own bodies can manufacture it with sunlight exposure.
It’s also called the “Sunshine Vitamin”.

Functions of Vitamin D

Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium and phosphorus and aid in cell to cell communication throughout the body. Calcium and phosphate are two minerals that are essential for normal bone formation.

Throughout childhood, your body uses these minerals to produce bones. If you do not get enough calcium, or if your body does not absorb enough calcium from your diet, bone production and bone tissues may suffer.

Vitamin D deficiency can lead to osteoporosis in adults or rickets in children besides many other problems that might arise.
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How to Warm Up before Workout

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How to Warm Up before Workout

How to Warm Up before Workout

This post is to answer Laveena’s question on the forum ” Is there any harm in doing weight training (as in dumbells and all workouts u post in ur blog) without doing proper cardio? I warm up and do the workout and cool down..but no proper cardio as in running etc… next day I do leg workout similarly… is there any harm in this? or a better way to get more results? my prob is time restriction. I love to workout in morning but then that’s the best time to study and though I wake up half an hour earlier esp for workout, but I end up running here and there coz I fall short of time. so as I requested in my earlier post, also post a half an hour workout plan or a series of plan for a week or so for full body workout”

A very good question. You know warm up, pre workout meal, stretching, cool down and post workout meal are as important as workout. Given, we are not desperate to lose fat to an extent, that we won’t even mind getting injured or waking up with painful muscles.
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What is the difference between Tabata and HIIT: Today’s Workout Plan with Pre and Post Meals

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What is the difference between Tabata and HIIT

Heylos,

What is the difference between Tabata and HIIT

How are you? So cold it is getting in the north of India. From last two days, I was not doing any workout apart from my daily ritual of walking on the terrace for half to one hour. Sky and Star gazing and contemplating :D . But Today, I talked with the b’day girl Shruti. She went to the gym on her b’day. her mom took my call twice and told me that she was in the gym. I was like Aunty, today also she has gone to the gym? *respect* ! Anyways, I was so motivated to workout after talking with her that I quickly had my lunch at 1:30 PM (Post workout meal). It was : Arhar dal (desi ghee and cumin seeds tempering), 1 chapati (desi ghee on it). You see I have to keep my skin, my mind, my joints strong, so desi ghee :) , 1 bowl curd with flaxseeds, 1 small bowl rice (white), 1 vegetable (It was turnip, a seasonal vegetable).
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Break Free Workout DVD by Bipasha Basu

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Break Free Workout DVD by Bipasha Basu

Break Free Workout DVD by Bipasha Basu

Happy New Year to Everyone :) How is the first day of the year coming along? I am a little under the weather from last 2 days so could not workout from last two days. Today morning, I was feeling so motivated to workout but was not at feeling motivated to go to the gym or to do the same type of workout that I usually do. So, I thought of checking out the workout video that was gifted by Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Team. It is a new fitness DVD by Bipasha Basu. Its Bipasha’s second workout DVD after fit&fabulous you.

I did half of the workout routine in the morning then I sat down to watch the full video. Loved it, thought should ask more people to join me so invited my friends and cousins over my place, for the new year celebration. We will together do the full workout routine at 6 PM today :)

I took these pics, while I was watching the video at my home.

Break Free Workout DVD by Bipasha Basu

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