The Stubborn-Fat Solution

Ori Hofmekler

The Stubborn-Fat Solution

The term stubborn fat refers to fat tissue that shows high resistance to fat burning. Stubborn-fat gain is often associated with estrogenic activity in the body. Estrogen is a female hormone with a high affinity for binding to fat, or adipose tissue, and it essentially promotes fat gain. Men accumulate stubborn fat around the belly and the chest; women around the belly, lower butt and upper legs.

Bottled-Water Whoas

Becky Holman

Bottled-Water Whoas

In “Rethink What You Drink” (Reader’s Digest, February ’08) Janet Majeski Jemmott explains why bottled water may not be as safe as we think. Her points are worth pondering, considering that we drank more than 8 billion gallons of it in 2006. Check out some of the findings from her article:

Lat-Feel Fixes

Pavel (Beyond Bodybuilding)

Lat-Feel Fixes

Q: I don’t feel my lats when I do pull­ups, just my biceps. What should I do?

A: First, use a palms-forward grip, with your thumbs not wrapped around the bar but tucked in next to your fingers.

Second, keep more weight and tension on your little and index fingers than on the middle and index fingers.

Food Facts

Becky Holman

Food Facts

Macadamia nuts can help lower cholesterol. Research from Pennsylvania State University showed that eating about a handful a day reduced cholesterol by 10 percent.

Carrots and sweet potatoes contain key antioxidants that can protect your skin from sun damage and that are also good for hair and scalp hydration. For younger-looking skin and hair, eat more orange foods.

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