I was fat, I was unfit, and I was over 40. At my maximum, I probably weighed around 252 pounds (114 kg), but the truth is I am not really sure. Today, I am close to my ideal weight at just 182 pounds (83kg), fitter than I have probably ever been, regularly play competitive sport, and have completed several extremely demanding physical challenges.
These ideas worked for me - and they can work for you too!
This eye opening book, from the UK's leading activity for health charity, Central YMCA, takes a scientific look at the myths and misunderstandings around body fat, healthy lifestyles and exercise, separating fact from fiction and providing you with a proven way to achieve healthy body fat levels safely and effectively. Based on the findings of the latest scientific research and guidelines from the most highly regarded health organisations, author Paul Orridge shows you how to develop an exercise programme to help you achieve a healthy level of body fat in the safest and most effective way. Contrary to the images of people on television who look enviably fit and lean with minimal effort, or to the promises of quick fix diets and summer bikini plans that fill countless magazines, Orridge takes a realistic look at the lifestyle changes and hard work that we need to adopt if we want to lose fat and become healthier. An exercise professional himself, with over 20 years' experience in the fitness industry, Orridge has trained thousands of exercise professionals, always underpinning his techniques and teachings with the latest scientific research into exercise, health and fitness. Simple, effective and scientifically proven. Forget the crash diets and exercise fads, here's what you really need to know.
There is absolutely no doubt that running is one of the best forms of exercise on this planet. Human beings just like most animals have the capability to run. We were made to do so. Our forefathers ran to hunt for food. They ran to escape predators. Running was a necessity for survival. As time passed and technology got more advanced, we had less need to run. Yet, we do it without even realizing it. Have you ever run after your toddler when he or she was running towards the street? Maybe you needed to catch the bus and you saw it at the bus stop while you were a distance away. What did you do? Run for it, of course. Late for work and you need to clock in? Start running. You run because you have evolved to. That basically means that your body is designed to run and burn calories faster than most of the other forms of exercise out there. Swimming, cycling, rowing, skipping, resistance training, etc. are all excellent ways of burning your fat off. Yet, none burn as many calories as a fast run. Running is a weight loss solution, bar none. This book will tell you everything you need to know to run fast and effectively burn off the stubborn fat on your body. Follow the advice and tips closely. There is hardly any fluff in this guide. Everything is explained in an easy to understand manner and you're only given the important information that you need to know. This book will give you a running start to achieve your weight loss goals. Fat loss is a pretty simple concept. Putting it into practice is difficult. This book will help you with that. The advice and tips within work wonders, if you work them. You ready? Good... Ready... Steady... Go! Below are some information that you are about to learn: Why Should I Run? Setting Goals Should I Count My Calories? What You Need To Know Before Getting Started Good running shoes Besides getting equipment, there are 2 essential things you must always do Running Techniques & Tips How Do I Calculate MHR or Maximum Heart Rate? How should I breathe while running? How do I lose weight by running? Finding Motivation And so much more..."
SHE'S HALF FAE AND ALL TROUBLE
A study in the New Testament book of Colossians. Chapter by chapter explore the letter that the Apostle Paul wrote to the church of Colossae. Get to know the culture of the times, the struggles the church faced, and Paul's wise advice on how to walk in the wisdom that is the truth of Jesus Christ. Questions both for group discussion as well as personal reflection are included to help apply this to our own lives. What things are worth praying for? What are the keys to success for believers? What does new life in Christ mean? Also included in an appendix which compares many of the major religions of today with Christianity.
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