Be Slim To Stay Healthy

by Malc on August 9, 2009

weightloss_8It is very important to have a [tag-tec]slim waist[/tag-tec] if you are to be healthy. [tag-tec]Abdominal obesity[/tag-tec], especially, is correlated to higher incidence of heart disease, cancer, and other degenerative diseases.

So, if you have a bit of extra tummy, make it a priority to get rid of it.

The main ways to do that for most people are: 1. Cut down on starchy food (potatoes, pasta, rice, bread) and 2. Carry out appropriate exercise; the best sort is interval training.

1. Starchy Food: It is starch which makes you fat – not fat!! It is healthy to cut right down on the potatoes, pasta, rice, bread, and increase lean protein, vegetables, salads and moderate amounts of fruit. Fruit juice should be an occasional treat as the sugar hit is nearly equivalent to that of Coke.

2. Interval Training: This is a type of exercise where you really hammer it for one mintue, then recover for 1-2 minutes, then repeat.

(Ignore government recommendations of ‘cardio’ 3 times a week – yes, that’ s better than doing NOTHING: but interval tarining is definitely the way to go for every reason. – Reduce heart disease, cancer; improve heart and lung capacity; lost abdominal fat.)

Get the low-down on interval training at this site of mine where I’ve written a few articles on the topic.

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