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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Is 15 Minutes A Day Worth It To Look Better and Feel Better?

  • crunches - 10 reps of 3 crunches. I lay on the floor with my back pressed against the floor, legs straight up in the air with feet pointed parallel.  My hands are behind my head and I lift my shoulders off the floor.  Straight up, down, up again twisting to the left, repeat again twisting to the right.

Exercise is the best way to get rid of unwanted fat deposits in your body.  Researchers at Havard's Dana-Farber Cancer institute reveal that working out for 30 minutes five days a week is sufficient to burn belly fat.  Exercising releases a hormone called irisin that helps in the conversion of white fat to brown.  Indulge in exercises that involve multiple muscle groups while effectively working your cardiovascular system.

I knew it was really making a difference when I would feel Neil's hand on my stomach as we slept. I could tell he was feeling it like someone taking mental notes.  He never said anything, he thought I was asleep.  Then one morning he said your stomach's really gotten a lot flatter.  Picture me grinning like a Cheshire cat!  Something like this.
Come back tomorrow and I'll tell you how I'm taming the jiggle where there shouldn't be any wiggle - underneath my arms.

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P.S.  If anyone knows why blogger thinks it's fun to play with my font please let me know.  I can't get all the paragraphs to come out the same even though I typed every word the same way and it looks the same in the draft.  Geez.

Be blessed y'all...
A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.
~Proverbs 17:22


  1. Oh my! I so need to get back to a little excercise! Have been such a slacker! Thanks for the reminder! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  2. You go girl, wish I had your spunk. I have been trying to walk more often, a brisk walk but many exercises end up with my back in so much pain I quit. Keep us posted and maybe we can see those great beach pics