How to Have the Good Body Shape

Do you think that you are overweight? Do you want to have the good body shape for your own condition? Do you want to have the best body shape for your appearance? Well, many people dream for having the good body shape for their own appearance. We know that having the good appearance is the dream of everyone. That’s why having the good body shape is the dream of everyone. If you think in this way, you need to pay attention on how to have the good body shape.

There are many kinds of ways that you can do in order to have the good body look for your own appearance. The easiest way that you can do is choosing the right diet program. Have you found what kind of diet program suitable for your own condition? If you do not prepare the best one, I am afraid that you will not be successful in your diet. For having the good body shape, try to have the consultation to your personal doctor. The doctor will give the suggestion what kind of diet program suitable for you.

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Bike Festival to Support Cycling School

25Bicycling can be a lifestyle, a mode of transportation, or a recreational getaway. No matter what your relationship is with your bike – or a rental – it requires both physical and mental effort. One year from now, San Antonians will have BScuela, a school that will foster those relationships by teaching interested community members everything from bicycle safety and maintenance to proper road etiquette and nutrition.

Local cycling activist Cristian Sandoval co-founded Earn-A-Bike Co-op (EAB), a local bicycle outreach organization that offers bicycle maintenance and education classes to community members, and is leading the effort to expand EAB’s footprint in the Westside with BScuela, which grew out of experiences he had while operating Earn-A-Bike and his own time on the road as a cyclist.

“We see that there is an opportunity for us to bring more bicycle awareness and education to our community so that we create a greater degree of advocacy for cycling as (a form of) transportation and as a lifestyle,” he said.

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Recycled Medical Equipment Helps Save Lives

daur ulangThere are many people who are unaware of the fact that many tons of unused, perfectly safe medical supplies are eliminated in hospitals all over America each year. At the same time, there are many places around the globe where people are dying because they don’t have access to medical equipment.

About 30 years ago, doctor William Rosenblatt decided to study this problem more intensively. He was volunteering in a small hospital in Peru back then. There was a patient who was dealing with tuberculosis and doctor Rosenblatt decided to use so-called Ambu Bag which represents a piece of medical equipment used for increasing oxygen intake in patients. Unfortunately the treatment was not successful. However, what made Mr. Rosenblatt angry was the fact that the bag had to be thrown away even though that was their only bag. So, he decided to work on something that will help countries with weak healthcare system use the surplus of American hospitals. About ten years later, he started the REMEDY foundation that focuses on resterilization and recovery of non-contaminated and unused supplies that are supposed to be thrown away. He has managed to establish connections with many charity organizations across the globe.

As we have already said, medical supplies that are worth a lot are discarded every year in the United States. On the other hand, healthcare facilities in Tanzania like Bagundo Medical Center must improvise in order to find a solution to their lack of supplies. For instance, most doctors use the same gloves for few days (they wash them in order to prolong their use). They also use foam packaging to create softer mattresses on hospital beds. These are all materials that are discarded in developed countries.

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Public Transport Walking And Cycling To Work are All Associated With Reductions in Body Fat For Adults in Mid Life

24Adults who commute to work via cycling or walking have lower body fat percentage and body mass index (BMI) measures in mid-life compared to adults who commute via car, according to a new study in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal.

Even people who commute via public transport also showed reductions in BMI and percentage body fat compared with those who commuted only by car. This suggests that even the incidental physical activity involved in public transport journeys may be important.

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Cycling To Chemo Exercise During Cancer Treatment

23When Julie Marker was undergoing cancer treatment she rode her bike to and from her chemotherapy sessions.

“You would feel really seedy for a start, but then you found you actually felt better by the time you got home,” says Marker, an active member of the Cancer Voices SA cycling group.

Marker was a fit and active 45-year old when she was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2001. Since then the cancer has returned twice, both times to her liver and both times she’s had to undergo chemotherapy and surgery. But each time, she has found exercise helped her to cope with side effects of cancer treatment, such as fatigue and nausea.

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