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Quick Ways to Flatten One’s Ab

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on December 28, 2008

abs6_newIn this holiday season, different kinds of foods are served on our tables and most of these foods contain fats that will considerably make anybody gain some weights. But despite of this truth, individuals can still maintain a flat ab by doing some physical activities which will be explained in this article. Individuals can just allot five minutes per day working on the abs to get an incredible middle.

There are five effective tummy toners. They are discussed below. So if you too concerned about your ab getting bigger and bigger, here are the easy ways to eliminate some fats stored in you tummy.

Pike90
Lie faceup; raise legs until perpendicular to floor, feet flexed. Lower right leg so it hovers 1 or 2 inches off floor and place hands lightly behind head. In this position, do 15 crunches, lifting chest toward ceiling and lowering. Switch legs and repeat.

Crunchy frog
Sit with knees bent, feet flat. Keeping legs together, raise feet several inches and bring knees toward chest. Wrap arms around knees without touching legs. Extend legs and stretch arms to sides, palms forward. Return to wrapped-arm position; repeat. Do 15 reps.

Tornado
Stand with feet hip-width apart, right leg in front of left, right foot turned out. Bend elbows and raise arms out to sides at shoulder level (like goalposts). In one motion, raise right knee to lowered right elbow. Return to start; switch sides and repeat to complete one rep. Do 15 reps.

Corkscrew
Lie faceup. Press legs together and raise them toward ceiling until they’re at a 90-degree angle, with knees slightly bent and toes pointed. Raise butt and legs off floor using ab muscles; twist legs slightly to left. Repeat, twisting to right, for one rep. Do 15 reps.

Side arm balance
Start on floor on knees. Lean to left and place left hand on floor under shoulder; extend right arm up and to left, palm down. Straighten right legs out to right with foot on floor, resting on left knee. Hold for 5 breaths. Return to start; switch sides. Repeat twice per side.

You just have to give time for your daily physical active and have a strong determination to maintain a flat ab in order to look great and sexy.

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Rules for an Energetic Morning

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on December 26, 2008

1204903122_morning-exercises-1It is physically true that some people find it hard to wake-up so early in the morning. This holds true especially to the night people. The medical term used for those who are having problem in waking-up is dysania. “The waking process is complex”, says Milton DeLucchi. What is important is that we must know how to discipline ourselves to certain areas for our body. The following suggests the rules for waking-up alert:

1). Just get enough sleep.

We all know that sleeping is very important to make ourselves refreshed from our day to day activities. Experts have studied that those who sleep more than ten hours end-up becoming irritable and fuzzy-minded. Getting too much sleep is as bad as getting only a few hours of sleep. Sleeping for 8 hours long would be the ideal thing.

2). Respect your rhythms.

Our body is composed of the so-called chemical seas of hormones and other fluids which are interrelated and they act as one. When we get to change our sleeping habits, some of our so-called bodily “tides” may not go in harmony with one another. Thus, resulting to having a problem. We have to always remind ourselves that if we have the opportunity to sleep we must take it. We got to have enough sleep and we must respect our body rhythms.

3). Wiggle yourself Awake.

One way t make ourselves awake in the morning is to bend our fingers, then after doing so, wiggling our toes. These simple body activities are helpful to make ourselves up in the morning. We’re actually not done yet, next thing is let’s take one deep breath and hold it while you count to seven, then swing one arm across your chest, then the other. Bend each leg and gently twist your neck back and forth. These are simple but effective ways to fight drowsiness

4). Keep the familiar fresh.

When you’re already awake, begin to organize your days activities like what to have for breakfast, what unusual things that could be done for the day. This will help become alert through out the day.

5). Expect to like it.

We must welcome each morning with a smile on our face to attract the positive things for the day. What should be set in our mind is that we will be doing something enjoyable and exciting for the rest of the day and the coming days.

These tips for an alert and healthy morning will definitely make each day of our life just right.

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Risk of Smoking to Women’s Heart

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on December 25, 2008

teenage_smokerBack in the old days, only men were seen smoking anywhere they want to. But nowadays, women are also smoking for whatever reasons. However, researchers have stressed the adverse consequences of smoking to the human heart. Recently, it was studied that smoking is riskier to women’s heart than to men’s.

Norwegian physicians report their study to the European Society of Cardiology that women who smoke have heart attacks closely 14 years earlier than women who don’t smoke. As for men, those who smoke have heart attacks six years earlier than men who don’t smoke.

“This is not a minor difference,” Dr. Silvia Prior assertedi, a cardiologist at the Scientific Institute in Pavia, Italy. “Women need to realize they are losing much more than men when they smoke,” she said. Female sports would be more advantageous than puffing up cigars which can only give harm to the body.

Another Physician Dr. Morten Grundtvig and colleagues from the Innlandet Hospital Trust in Lillehammer, Norway, based their discovery on data from 1,784 patients admitted at a hospital in their place.

It was found out that as early as 64 men had their first heart attack while those who don’t smoke will have their first attack at age 72. For women who smoke, first attack happens to those aging 66 and for those who don’t will have it at age 81.One way to avoid this is to apply the aerobic fitness pilates kind of activity in order to divert the women from smoking.

With this study, it was concluded that the difference for women was about 14 years and for men, the difference is six years.

Medical Doctors suspected that female hormones protect women against heart disease. Estrogen raises the levels of good cholesterol as well as enabling blood vessel walls to relax easily. For those who already got addicted to smoking may do the habit of doing sports acrobatics.

Grundtvig warned the women who smoke that they might go through menopausal stage earlier, leaving them less protected against heart attack.

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Have a Good Heart with Greens

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on December 22, 2008

mixed-vegetablesFor people who are health conscious, diets that are rich in fried and salty foods can lead to serious heart attack risks. It is very advisable to eat lots of fruit, leafy greens and other vegetables because by practicing so, anyone can lessen the potential of having possible heart problems.

A study conducted by INTERHEART found that people whose diets involve large consumption of fried foods, salty snacks, eggs and meat had 35 percent greater risk of having a heart attack. People who eat a a more healthy diet, which means foods high in leafy vegetables, other raw and cooked vegetables, and fruits, had 30 percent lower risk of heart attack.

The other diet called “Oriental Diet” which contains foods such as tofu and soy sauce was discovered to have a little effect on the danger of heart attack. Relative to this, parents should have some children health plan to ensure that they grow fit and healthy.

Study details that though oriental diets might have some protective properties such as vitamins and anti-oxidants, others such as soy sauce have high salt content, thus eliminating the benefits.

An expert proclaims that though heart disease is now striking people in developing countries. Eighty percent of heart disease today is in low-to middle-income countries.

The study was remarkable, since it serves as a warning for the people to be conscious in the food that should be taken for the body. It is also beneficial to the rising generation that they will have some input on this issue. Kids fitness program should be installed for their health’s sake.

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The Top Dirtiest Food People Eat

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on December 20, 2008

cWhile we buy a lot of foods for Christmas season, we should be aware enough of the one’s that we buy making sure they are nutritious and free from harmful things to the body. Things that we missed to be doing with the food that we eat should be changed. In here, the top dirtiest foods shall be revealed.

First on the list are the eggs, according to the study conducted by the experts, they had estimated that more than 2 million germy eggs get into circulation each year, sickening 660,000 people each year and killing as many as 300. A wise advice when people buy eggs is that individuals should make sure make sure the carton says they’re pasteurized and never buy a dozen that contains any obvious cracks or leaks.

Peaches are really good but one should take note that peach skins are doused in pesticides before they make it to grocery store to prevent blemishes. On average, a peach can contain as many as nine different pesticides, according to the USDA.

Pre-packaged salad mixes are commonly bought by some of the consumers. Pathogens may still be lurking so be sure to wash your greens before tossing in your salad bowl. Do not think the sellers had already washed them. You should wash them yourself to make sure.

Melons are what most of us would like to have on the table after meals. DFA found-out that 3.5 percent of the melons carried Salmonella and Shigella, the latter bacteria normally passed person-to-person. These are germs which are really not good for the health. Recommendation before eating the said fruit is to scrub them with a little mild dish soap and warm water before slicing.

Scallions are likable but it commonly has bugs like the parasite Cryptosporidium, Shigella and Salmonella, scallions present a food safety problem because of the way they grow and lack of proper washing. Again washing it properly at home is the safest way to avoid getting illnesses which could only bring problems to the family’s health.

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The Truth about Yawning

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on December 18, 2008

yawning0712041A study has concluded that when the head of a person is overheated what comes next is the yawning. We tend to wonder why people yawn; we asked why it happens just before and after sleeping, why certain diseases lead to excessive yawning, and why breathing through the nose and cooling off the forehead often stop yawning.

According to study the major reason why individuals yawn is because of the brain temperature. A researcher named Andrew Gallup said that brains operate most efficiently when cool, and physical adaptations have evolve to allow the maximum cooling of the brain.

Sometimes when we are with our peers, we notice that when one person yawns the other one’s would do so as well. Gallup explained that this is an evolved mechanism which normally happens in order for a group of people to stay alert and active.

There is a study on parakeets which exists in three conditions namely; increasing temperature, high temperature and a moderate control temperature. While the frequency of yawns did not increase during the latter two conditions, it more than doubled when the researchers increased the bird’s ambient temperature.

“Based on the brain cooling hypothesis, we suggest that there should be a thermal window in which yawning should occur,” Gallup said. “For instance, yawning should not occur when ambient temperatures exceed body temperature, as taking a deep inhalation of warm air would be counterproductive. In addition, yawning when it is extremely cold may be maladaptive, as this may send unusually cold air to the brain, which may produce a thermal shock.”

The new findings also explain why tired individuals often yawn, since both exhaustion and sleep deprivation have been shown to increase deep brain temperatures, again prompting a yawn-driven cool down. Yawning additionally appears to facilitate transitional states of the brain, such as going from sleep to waking periods.

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Samsung U700

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on December 17, 2008

samsung_u700_u600The next cell phone comes with a brilliant QVGA display, HSDPA, 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus, memory card and many other functions.

The major features of Samsung U700 are the following: sleek looks and high quality body construction, touch-sensitive keys beneath the display, up to 3.6 Mbits/sec download speed over UMTS + HSDPA, scroll navigation, camera with 3.2 megapixel resolution and autofocus, QVGA display, microSD memory cards, seamless synchronization with Outlook Express, and a good software for the PC.

Samsung U700 is complete with 3G capabilities. The phone is actually designed to have a slide opening measuring only 12.1 mm in depth which if you will notice is ultra slim for a phone with the same features with the Samsung U700. The phone’s hand set has an expandable memory option allowing the uses to expand their built in 20 Mbytes of memory further by adding a microSD TransFlash memory card. It has a large 2.2 inch screen which is capable of being viewed when the hand set is in its closed or opened position. The function of the colored screen is to provide a 262,000 colors on a screen with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. When the phone is closed, the screen allows the user to view all their information and menus.

The phone has a built-in camera having a 3 megapixel digital camera with some useful camera features. Anyone who owns Samsung U700 will have a clear capture and a colorful photo or video recording using the 3 megapixel camera. With the camera features, it allows you to edit and chance camera or video setting to suit their desired effect or results. It also has an integrated media player which allows the user to enjoy an easy to use music and video experience with quality sounds and supports formats which comprise MP3, MPEG4, AAC, WMA, WMDRM, H263 & Real formats.

The device is designed to have embedded games and individuals can add to their games by downloading more games on to the mobile phone. Samsung U700 can play ringtones in polyphonic sound with 64 voices of MP3 ringtones.

The video feature allows you to view the person you are talking to on other side of the line. The phone is equipped with HSDPA, allowing the user to enjoy download speeds of up to 3.6Mbps when in a suitable HSDPA coverage area. The 3G feature actually gives the user with a fast and efficient multi-tasking mobile phone.

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Samsung F520

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on December 16, 2008

samsung-anycall-5200-gaming-phoneExperience the new Samsung F520 with its dual slider 3G Smartphone also known as the Samsung SGH-F520. It has a highly useable dual sliding casing which permits the users to switch between QWERTY and the numeric keypad by means of switching in between horizontal and vertical screens and the keypad styles.

Physically, the overall size of the casing is 104.8 x 53.7 x 17.4 mm which if you will notice is compact and sturdy feeling handset for the user to carry. The handset is covered by a black colored casing. It as well has a 3 inch color touch screen display on it. If you are going to describe it, the touch screen is virtually large, colorful and it reacts to the human touch, which would mean that a stylus can no longer be needed.

The gadget is built-in with a flash user interface of which purpose is to provide the user with a clear and easy to use interface. Among of the featured characteristics of the phone would include a camera, video, messaging services, Internet, music player, 3G video calling and a lot more. The handset has keys whose function is for quick access to features that would include Internet and music player. The camera provides every user a quality result and comes with a selection of settings and effects to develop the general finis of the photos.

The camera is equipped with a 3 megapixel digital camera which comes with a built-in flash. What’s very interesting about the phone is that individuals can take photos and moving video footage that can actually be edited, stored and shared with other contacts.

The video playing feature supports MPEG4, H263, H264 & Real video playback. Services that are given by the message feature are the instant messaging, email, SMS and MMS messaging. The instant messaging function would work similar to an online chat with the other messaging contacts and obviously permits the consumers to have an online text conversation.

Any individual who is using the phone can actually make access to the Internet from Samsung F520 which give a full HTML browser for the user to gain a mobile Internet experience. Anyone can actually open his or her blog sites, information sites, and gain all the information they need to in their everyday life just by using their mobile phones. Samsung F520 comes with an integrated music player which comes with an easy to use music controls and features.

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Samsung D980

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on December 15, 2008

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Samsung D980 makes it unique in a way that It allows users to use two SIM cards at the same time. These excellent features are very useful to the business and personal use because you can be able to contact the persons you need to contact from the two SIM cards you have.

The phone has some great characteristics which include a 5 mega pixel camera, with a flash and an auto focus as well as the video recording capabilities. Aside from that, Samsung D980 also has some Internet facilities and very capable of coping with emails and instant messaging. The device is also equipped with the Bluetooth and a media player which actually allows individuals to listen and watch videos.

The gadget also features a document viewer which is one reason why it is very useful to the business world. As well as with the mail clients where you can send and receive messages with attachments making it very handy doing the work even if you are not around in the office. It has an excellent memory set-up at 45 MB of internal memory which is expandable to 2GB with the use of Micro SD cards.

It is really amazing because it has a considerable Internet speed which serves all for their Internet purposes. Good thing about the phone is that you don’t have to buy for a handset just to deal with business and personal affairs. It is purposely designed to have a large of 2.6 inch display which is touch screen and allows for simple use. Samsung D980 has a stylus for the touch screen. The device is not that smaller at 7.5mm by 55mm by 16.3mm and only weighs 117 grams, its size makes the phone lighter and not that heavy to use.

Normally, a lot of people would prefer bringing with them two mobile phones in order to accommodate business contacts and some personal matters. With this new available phone in the market, everyone can actually just buy a dual SIM for a more convenient use.

Nowadays in the business we always compete with how we do our tasks in a very quick manner, accomplishing every goal set to meet the demands of the work load. A big role of phones is to cater a fast communication capability so that important things will be done always on time. Since we deal with people every day of our lives and we get to be far apart for some reasons we badly need a phone to do and transact some business.

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Sony Ericsson C905

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on December 14, 2008

se_c9051Sony Ericsson has maintained its quality products over the years and has again developed the latest Sony Ericsson C905, a 3G camera phone which comes with a high quality imaging and communication features. It is actually a member of the Sony Ericsson C range which comprises other camera focused handsets such as the Sony Ericson C702i and the Sony Ericsson C902i. This new gadget is a slide opening handset complete with a large colour screen; functioning as a perfect viewfinder upon using the camera feature and the user can slide open the handset to reveal the neat keypad which is well spaced out  for easy text and numeric enter.

The handset weighs 136 grams and measures 1.8cm deep by 4.9cm wide by 10.4cm tall. Featured upon this gadget is the colored screen which is a TFT QVGA type screen having 2.4 inches in size and takes up the front of this handset when in its slide closed position. Any Ericsson consumer can actually access the navigation key and short cut keys when the hand set is in its slide closed position. Any consumers will have the chance to choose three casing color options which comprise a sleek midnight black colored casing, a subtle ice silver colored casing or a sophisticated copper gold colored casing. The device comes with 160 megabytes of internal memory plus it also comes with a memory card slot for further memory expansion in the form of a Micro M2 type memory card. Individuals can add the relevant sized memory card to suit the storage needs.

The major feature on the Gadget is its excellent 8.1 megapixel camera feature, yes 8.1, that is not a typing error. The camera is complete with a zenon flash used to brighten up the dark surrounding. The consumer can utilize the 16 x digital zoom to get up close to the subject. It is as well complete with a face detection feature that will automatically aim on the subject’s face when a shot is to be taken. The camera also comes with an anti red eye feature and has a built-in image stabilizer which avoids the user producing a wobby image. The phone user can use the BestPic function when taking a photo which permits the user to take up to nine shots when only pressing the capture key once then the user can choose the best picture out of the nine to keep or to add to their blog sites.

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