1. What is Metabolic Syndrome?
This is not quite a disease but a collection of symptoms and risk factors that result from altered metabolism. Metabolic syndrome is also called Syndrome X and it is characterized by insulin resistance. The process starts very subtly with weight gain and inflammation. As these progress, it then affects your blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar metabolism, and hormone balance.
Typical person with metabolic Syndrome (Before Metabolic Conditioning)
After Metabolic Conditioning
Metabolic syndrome is present if you have 3 or more of the following signs: Continue reading
Chi running is founded by Danny Dreyer, the author of book ” Chi Running”. I learnt about this running technique in 2009 and had been using it in my run ever since. Running have never been easier! I can enjoy my run even more as it became effortless, efficient and injury free! I have taught it to all my clients and I see lots of amazing miracles from them.
Its hard to explain the whole concept, but this video gives a very clear and detailed explanation. So do watch it, and apply it, then feel the changes that will happen to your body! If you normally had knee pain or back pain from running, do not give up! Give this running technique a try and you can run as much as you want! Cheers!!!
What is heart rate?
Heart rate is often measured in Beats Per Min (BPM), refers to how many times our heart beat in one min (60s). Normal resting heart rate is about 60-80 bpm. Exercise heart rate is often higher than this range. We can measure HR by placing our index and middle fingers on our carotid pulse or radial pulse. Modern technology had allow us to measure it by Heart Rate Monitors (HRM), which comes in the form of watch and a chest strap. Popular brands for HRM are Polar, Timex, Sunnto, Garmin and New Balance.
Over the years, many of my clients on quests to eat healthier and lose weight have told me, “I do great all day, but at night, everything just seems to fall apart.” Sometimes this happens because evening hours are less busy and structured, or because we create patterns that once formed, are difficult to break, like nibbling while cooking, or always eating a sweet treat after dinner. But now, new research shows that our bodies may be physiologically programmed to crave cookies after dark.
Body fat: 6.6%
Waistline: 28 inch
I achieved this body in 2012 through regular training (weights, cardio,yoga), vegetarian diet, adequate rest, 8hrs sleep, plenty of water. You can do it too! 🙂
I conducted this survey on facebook. Its only open for ladies to choose which body type they think is most attractive, that they would like to see in their boyfriend/ lover/ or spouse.
A total of 50 ladies took part and here is the result: Continue reading