Winning at Post-Natal Weight Loss: Six Simple Strategies for New Moms Part 2

A healthy pregnancy almost always involves weight gain. But now that babys here, youre probably wishing those extra pounds would hurry up and disappear! While it wont happen overnight, these six simple tips can help you lose that extra weight in a healthy way. (If youve missed part 1 of this article, or want to read part 3, you can find them both at http://www.mambomoms.com/articles.html) 3) Drink plenty of water. You will probably be very thirsty if you are nursing your baby and you should drink as much as your thirst dictates. But even if youre not breastfeeding, lots of pure water is important in your quest to shed those pregnancy pounds. First of all, water has no calories, so …

Maltese: History of the Breed

Few breeds are as widely loved as the Maltese. This intelligent and affectionate pet is popular all over the world with the rich and famous as well as the commoners. The Maltese is a playful and adventurous little dog with a rich history dating back more than 28 centuries. As with every breed there is some disagreement about the first traces of the breed. Some say the dog originated in Sweden and is a descendent of a Spitz type dog. The Greeks believe the first Maltese originated in the Isle of Malta. They called this dog “Melitaie Dog”. Melitae was the ancient name for Malta. Some sources indicate the Maltese originated in Asia. The earliest artifacts resembling Maltese dogs was …

Are the Martial Arts still under development?

What is a martial art? A martial art can be defined as any skill that can be applied in warfare. The word martial means “military.” So traditionally, a martial art is a military art. The first things that usually come to mind when discussing modern martial arts are leaping, kicking, punching, blocking, inverting elbows, twisting necks, throwing, and weapon fighting. But also horsemanship, javelin throwing, archery, spear fighting, halberd fighting, wrestling, knife fighting, rifle, shotgun and pistol shooting, demolitions, logistics, and battle strategy can all be described as the field of martial arts. Anything that a soldier might do in battle is a martial art. By martial art usually it is meant aikido, arnis, boxing, capoeria, chow gar, choy la …

How One Woman Discovered the Female Fat-Loss Code

Millions of women all over the world constantly struggle to shed the stubborn pounds. Most of them just wish to go down a dress size or two… or to look a little more toned, instead of having flabby arms that flap around like butterfly wings. In theory, exercise and healthy eating are paraded as the paradigms of successful weight loss. In reality, most women are either busy juggling family commitments or working a day job… and in many cases BOTH. They just don’t have the time and energy to spend hours at the gym or weigh their food daily and track their calories like a human abacus. So, they end up trying weight loss supplements or signing up for Zumba …