Showing posts from October 12, 2008

Aerobics - How to Succeed™

Aerobics refers to the type of physical exercise that involves aerobic routines, which refers to exercise that involves or improves oxygen consumption by the body, by the application of rhythmical movements. In particular, it defines the concepts of: Flexibility, which is the amount of movement in a joint or muscle that is attainable with the help of a partner or the use of a certain piece of equipment.

Aerobics are usually performed to a background of music and is normally enacted in a group setting led by an instructor, who leads and guides the group to ensure continuity. However, it can also be undertaken as a solo exercise, and without musical accompaniment, although it is argued that this is not as beneficial as in the group setting.

The benefits of aerobics are not only the development of physical fitness, but also the ability to either prevent, or at the very least, reduce the incidence of certain illnesses.

The prescribed actions involve the participants performing a series of di…

Running Vs Walking™

To keep fit, your flat mate swears by lunchtime runs, while a colleague reckons that it's walking everywhere that keeps her in shape. Here's how to decide what will suit you.

For Weight Loss

You can lose weight whether you walk or run. Any cardio exercise will improve your body's efficiency.


For optimum fitness, do three 15-minute runs a week at 75% of your maximum heart rate. To work out yours, subtract your age from 220 (beats per minute). Exercising at your 'fat-burning pace' (50% of your maximum heart rate) will burn more fat than carbs, but working out more intensely will burn more of both.


If you are overweight or are starting an exercise program, walking is the best thing you can do. It'll up your heart rate, which helps burn fat. Aim for five 45-minute walks a week. The bad news ? If you're generally fit, walking won't affect your weight much, unless you're power walking. For most people, walking helps maintain fitness rather than …

Are Bridal Ring Sets Better Than Separate Engagement and Wedding Rings ?™

When you decide to propose to the love of your life, you usually have an engagement ring ready when you get down on that knee and pop the big question. While choosing an engagement ring can be easily done, there are people who obviously think ahead and decide to get two rings at the same time. These bridal sets are often bought by those who want not only a better price for the set, which is usually the case when you buy bridal sets as compared to individual rings, but for those who want the wedding band and the engagement ring to look perfect together.

Where to Find Bridal Sets

There are a number of bridal ring sets on sale on a number of jewelry websites and these bridal sets all have beautifully crafted engagement and wedding bands on display. These bridal sets often have the same kinds of stones being used on the wedding band as well as on the engagement ring. Examples of such bridal sets that make the wedding bands blend in seamlessly with the engagement rings they are paired with a…

How to Choose From an of Engagement Rings™

The engagement is the first step into your committed relationship and purchasing the engagement ring should be taken equally seriously. It is a pricey undertaking hence you should be careful in your selection. It isn't a simple purchase as it seems like and should be well researched for before narrowing on a selection. The engagement ring would be worn by your spouse all the time so it should be liked and cherished by your spouse.

Your purchasing capacity depends upon your willingness to spend on this lifetime investment. There are many types of engagement rings and you need to decide whether you want to make it a surprise to your spouse or buy it with her consent. If you want to surprise her, you need to know her likings and the type of metal she prefers or give something that she hasn't possessed as of yet.

There are varied alternatives for an engagement ring but the most popular ones are the diamond rings,gold rings and platinum rings. The diamond ring is a perfect match for …

10 Tips to Perfectly “natural” False Lashes™

Ever wanted those full, long lashes like the models on the mascara commercials ? Then this is the article for you ! I will teach you how to get the look of long, beautiful, and full lashes that will give your look an added umph day or night. From which lashes to buy, to how to put them on, to how to remove them at the end of the day, you will learn everything you need to know to get the look you have always craved but were always afraid to try.

Tip #1: Individual Lashes =Longer Lasting

To start, go to your favorite beauty or drugstore and purchase a set of “individual lashes”, these are the lashes that come small bunches of 5 to 10 fibers. You will typically get about 20 bunches per pack and come with a small tube of adhesive. These type of lashes are longer wearing and more natural looking as compared to the lashes that are just a strip of lashes.

Tip #2: Get the Glue Out

Making this process easy is what will make it the most effective. To that end, squeezing out about a dime-size g…

Gray Eye Shadow, is it for Me ?™

Did you know that gray eye shadow is super wearable and even sophisticated ? You can wear it alone as a soft wash across your eyelid or pair with another color to really open up your eyes. It works well for daytime and amp it up for night time play.

When you think of gray eye shadows one would usually think it is for only smoky eyes, but not true ! With so many different shades of gray there is, the possibilities are endless of what you can do with it ! You can use it wet or dry. Instead of wearing black eye liner opt for a steel metal gray that opens up your eyes without being too harsh.

Take three shades of gray that work great each other and have fun ! Mix and match, pastels and deep rich shades of gray, or trade out the deep rich gray for a chocolate brown.

Start off by applying a soft wash of gray all over the lid all the way up to your brow-line.

Then take you a medium shade of gray, apply it from the lash line to the crease. If daytime stay light handed with the color, nighttime fe…

Defining the Real You...™

Have you ever wondered why it is that you don't always feel comfortable wearing the latest fashion ? Are you sometimes overwhelmed and confused by the fashion choices ?

Basically, you'd like a wardrobe that works for you. But where do you start ?

I can tell you that our personality dictates our style. The clothes that we wear and how we wear them are governed by many factors: our colouring, age, build, lifestyle, environment, budget, culture and preferences. But it is our personality that acts as a catalyst and pulls our whole look together. This is our own interpretation of fashion and how we like to dress.

Each one of us has a little person inside us bursting to get out. The sooner we understand who she is, the sooner we can develop our personal style. When you know your style personality you will adapt or select fashion to suit you. And you will feel comfortable in your outfit, whatever the occasion.

How ?

You'll now be asking, 'how do I know my style personality ?'…

Shopping for Clothing the Smart Way™

It looks like everyone is trying to get a good deal on fashion accessories to keep up with the up to date trend. Fashion designers strive to deliver new products such as Coach and Vera Bradley handbags every year to the high demanding consumers but no one wants to pay the full retail price.

The previous year's collection tends to be cheaper than the new one. Most retailers online will mark down their products so they can get rid of their inventory and eventually make some room for the new collection. Another word the big clearance tag comes in action.Coach handbag collections have been one of the most sought after of most designers out there. The brand is famous for its design, patterns and most importantly the durability of the material being used to make their products.

Hollywood celebrities have always showed their support for Coach and Vera Bradley designers. They are always spotted wearing the latest in fashion wether on the street or at a big event. Pictures will be taken and…

Menstrual Disorders Treatments™

A menstrual disorder is a bodily or disturbing problem that interferes with the standard menstrual cycle, causing soreness, strangely heavy or light bleeding, delayed menarche, or missed periods.

Naturally, a woman of childbearing age should menstruate every 28 days or so unless she is pregnant. But various things can go incorrect with the standard menstrual cycle, some the outcome of physical causes, others emotional. These contain amenorrhea, or the end of menstruation, menorrhagia, or heavy bleeding, and dysmenorrhea, or severe menstrual cramps. Nearly every woman wills knowledge one or more of these menstrual irregularities at some time in her life.

Treatment for Amenorrhea

For main amenorrhea with no fundamental problem, no cure is required, and a wait-and-see approach is frequently adopted. If women have genetic or hormonal abnormalities, amenorrhea is frequently treated with oral contraceptives that include combination of estrogen and progestin. Side effects contain bloating, weig…

Serious Skin Care. 5 Steps to Achieving Great Skin™

Are you serious about your skin care? Serious skin care requires a total health approach, or you'll never achieve the skin care results you want.

After all, our health is the most important thing to us. What are we without our health ? And our overall state of health is related to the state of our skin as well as our overall wellbeing. With good health we achieve great skin, but without it it's extremely difficult to achieve great skin.

So if, to achieve serious skin care results, we need to get serious about our skin, and health, first, what should we do ? How do we go about this?

Simple. Notice I said simple, not easy. There's 5 simple things we can do to achieve the skin we want, and the look we want. And if we do these 5 things then we'll also achieve great overall health and feel great as well as achieving serious skin health.

Here's what you need to do:

1. Exercise. There's no doubt that exercise has an impact on just about every aspect of our life, and health…

Watch Trends For Women™

A very popular look for watches this Autumn/Winter 2008 is diamante. Diamante watches are simply stunning and stand out in a crowd. You'll be pleased when you wear a diamante watch. The diamante watch sparkles and shines with the beauty of sequins. Many women love how glittery and beautiful the diamante watch looks. This is the ideal watch for many women, as metallic looks for accessories are quite "in" this Autumn and Winter seasons. The diamante watch is ideal for both personal and professional looks. This is a watch that will look ideal for a night out on the town or to stand out as you wear it to the office. This is the perfect watch for the woman that loves a touch of glamour in her accessories look.

Bold watches are another look for Autumn/Winter 2008. We are seeing many bold styles in watches for women to wear for the coming seasons. This is certainly a time when your watch is going to be noticed, not just hide out in the background. You'll want a watch in a br…

Watches For Modern Sporty Women™

Several GPS watches for women are designed to provide comfort and meet the demands of the user. Aside from giving the benefits of Global Positioning Systems, it has emerged to be particularly useful for women who are always on the go. Most of the GPS watches for women are designed for sports activities like hiking, trailing, running and fitness. However, some women want GPS watches intended for non-sporty women, while others continue to search for GPS watches perfect for non-sporty men and women alike.

Here are a few guidelines to choose the best GPS watches for women:
Generally, it has to be:
• Lightweight
Waterproof or water-resistant up to 100m
• Highly readable via a large display
• With an altimeter or can record height elevation
• Bundled with a barometer or can provide info on the temperature and forecast weather
• With a digital compass
• Bundled with route planning thru personal computers
• Capable of measuring speed
• Capable of measuring distance
• Scratch resistant
• Comfortable or e…

Creating a Beautiful Bedroom - Luxury Bedding™

Your bedroom should be a place in which you can relax, so it's important to create the right atmosphere when decorating and furnishing the room. Your bed will usually be the centrepiece of the room, so choosing the right bedding is vital, both in terms of creating a stylish look and in terms of your comfort.

It's a good idea to choose high quality bedding if you can. By shopping online, you can often get some excellent deals, so luxury bedding may not cost as much as you think. If you choose good quality bed linen, it's likely to look and feel great and, if you take care of it, will last far longer than poorer quality bedding.

Luxury bedding sets are available in a wide range of colours and styles, so you should be able to find bed linen to compliment your bedroom and create the look that you're after.

If your bedroom is brightly decorated, you may want to choose white or black bedding to provide a contrast, whereas if your décor is a neutral colour, coloured or patterned…

Asian Style Bedding Sets™

The Asian style is quite popular in the western world today. Its soothing modern tones make it a great decoration theme for a bedroom. Whether you choose to decorate your bedroom in the Asian style or use this theme in another bedroom in your home, it is important to add the right bedding. Our tips on Asian bedding will help you choose something you'll love.

Many companies are selling Asian bedding these days. The theme is very versatile and work great for almost any bedroom in any home. When looking for Asian bedding, consider the colors first. Are you looking for something with rich, dark Asian colors or a more neutral feel? Asian colors can vary from natural green and beige bamboo to white and pink floral, to the richer Chinese red's and gold's. You have many color options in this category.

In addition, Asian bedding is often very rich in texture. The environmental richness in the Asian world lend a variety of textural deigns to the theme. You may choose a rich silk broca…