Sunday, May 9, 2010

Food for Thought

528 number calories in a 7-11 44-ounce super big gulp of coca-cola classic!

4.5 The average number of hours Americans spend watching TV each day. That's a huge number, especially since a new study from the American College of Sports Medicine found that just two or more hours of television viewing per day was associated with decreased muscular fitness in young men and women. Want something better to do with your about go for a walk around the block?

60 approximate number of minutes it would take running on a treadmill at 5.2 mph to burn off that 7-11 44-ounce super big gulp cocoa-cola classic!

Spend time visualizing your goals. It will help you determine the steps you will need to take to attain them!

4 Maximum days you should keep cooked chicken breasts in your fridge.

Remember success is a journey, not a destination. -Ben Sweetland

Break the monotony. Do something strange and extravagant.

Write your goals and reasons for being fit on an index card and carry it with you!

#1 Fat Loss Weapon APPLES! The soluble fiber in apples can help reduce your cholesterol. Beat the afternoon slump with the loud crunch of the energizing fruit. People who eat apples regularly are 21% less likely to have excess belly fat, new research suggests.

Exercise is good, but it is only part of the equation. Eighty percent of your problem is solved by proper eating! (check out Weight can eat the foods you love and still lose weight!)

People often need a swift kick in the butt to recognize that they are overweight or even obese.

100 Number of calories you can burn in just 10 minutes by vigorously jumping rope. Change your foot patterns and rope speeds to incorporate different muscles into the mix.

6 Number of places that currently impose a retail tax on soda as a way to curb the growing obesity rate. They are: Arkansas, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Chicago.

Persistence is much more important than perfection in weight loss battle!

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