It’s no secret that we have an obesity epidemic going on in the Western World. From Australia to America, waistlines are growing. So is the cost of health care. We know that staying active is your Number One best defense against the onset of heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, depression and the like but what you [...]
Most people can count more than ten other people they know who “want to lose weight”. Losing weight is a very general concept and when people say they want to lose weight, what exactly do they mean?
How To Lose 10 Pounds In One Day!
My husband, Rudi, wrote a humorous article a while ago, something like, [...]
Is there a right way to eat anything? It seems like there are so many choices in ways to eat, what to eat, how many times a day you should eat, what combinations of nutrients you should eat that it can get downright confusing. A lot of people are trying to lose weight. What is [...]
The diet and weight loss industry is huge and growing every day. People want to lose weight, get thinner, look better and be healthier. They are bombarded constantly with news of America’s “obesity epidemic” and pictures of young, small-boned women modeling the latest fashions.
Today you can find such solutions as laser fat removal, stomach reductive [...]
Here’s some food for thought. I was reading over the American College of Sports Medicine’s recommendations for consumption of carbohydrate, protein and fat and was surprised to learn they really push the consumption of carbohydrates over other nutrients for athletic performance and general good health. The ratios are: carbohydrates 55 to 65% of daily food [...]
Losing weight is possible on almost any plan that involves restricted calories, at least in the short term. One big problem is the definition of “weight”. The weight you lose can be from a variety of sources – muscle tissue, fluids or fat. When weight loss is very fast (more than one to two pounds [...]
Losing weight can be very confusing when you consider the vast number of possible diets to choose from. The pressure to be thin is amazing in our society and yet there are more obese people than ever before.
Everyone has an opinion on which method is best but, clearly, not all diets work especially in the [...]
FIVE GOLDEN RULES OF SAFETY & RESULTS
How do you know how to get the most out of your workouts? Are you working at the correct level of effort needed to really get results?
To get good results one has to know what to focus on regarding workouts & training. There are five basic senior elements to [...]
February 27, 2009 by Rudi
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Rudi is a University of NSW, American College of Sports Medicine qualified and master trainer with over twenty years experience helping people from all walks of life achieve their health and fitness goals. Rudi has helped many people from teens to 85 year olds, medical doctors, chiropractors, attorneys, music, media and Hollywood A-list celebrities, professional athletes, personal [...]
Your Physical Body – Your Vehicle for Life
There are basically three general genetic body types. You are handed a body with one of these types (or a mixture) by your parents, their parents and so on up the line. Are you large, medium or small-boned? Do you have high, low or medium fat levels [...]
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