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  • Weight-Loss and the Weight of the Media

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    Weight-Loss and the Weight of the Media The media bombards us with advertisements and articles about weight-loss supplements. We cannot turn on the television or radio without seeing or hearing an advertisement for Dexatrim, and we cannot flip through a magazine without seeing an advertisement or article about Metabolife. The manner in which different media sources treat weight-loss supplements greatly influences the public's perception of these products. This essay will examine a Newsweek article

  • Sticking To The Weights

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    1…2…3…4…5. I had to get stronger before the next basketball season at La Puente High School. I was pushing myself hard when it came to lifting weights and running. I thought I could catch up with all the time I missed during the last six weeks of last year. I was out of the end of the season last year from a torn muscle in my hip. I knew I was weak and out of shape compared to the other players that were going to be on the team next season. I pushed myself very hard for the first couple of weeks

  • Free Weights vs. Machines Weights

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    Free Weights vs. Machines Weights People have enjoyed working out for a long time. The going to the gym and working out trend is gaining popularity every year. Right now working out is the rage. Health clubs are getting built and remolded. There is still one question that the average working out Joe wants an answer for. Which is better? Free weights or machine weights? Does it really matter? When a person works out with free weights it is necessary for him to have a spotter (a person to

  • Nicotine and its Effects on Weight

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    Nicotine and its Effects on Weight Introduction Bad breath, yellow teeth, a chronic cough…these are some of the disgusting results of smoking cigarettes. Why do people continue to smoke when the effects are so harmful? The typical response from smokers to this question is that they smoke in order to relax and help relieve stress. Unfortunately, the quick fix happens to be an addictive narcotic. Smoking feeds the addiction, but it also feeds the body with about 40 cancer-causing chemicals

  • Weight Of Failure Essay

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    The weight of failure is something that everyone will feel and goes though in their lifetime. Many famous people have overcome the weight of failure; research had proven that failure does affect one’s life. How someone deals with failure and manages the weight of it, is how the world see them. To know what success is, failure is something that must be dealt with throughout life. Success is what people see, but failure is what they go through too accomplish success. Most don’t understand how much

  • Weight Loss Through Hypnosis

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    Weight Loss Through Hypnosis Why weight loss through hypnosis? The escalation of obesity rates in this country has sparked a flurry of activity amongst both serious researchers and charlatans to discover the perfect weight loss method. Hypnosis represents one of the more appealing methods dangled before the eyes of those who are hungry for a seemingly easy solution to a complex problem. Unfortunately, hypnosis suffers from frequent misrepresentation by those with a penchant for profits

  • Lift, Weight, Thrust And Drag

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    to the local airport is thewide variety of airplane styles and designs. No matter what each looks like like they alldepend on the the same four factors which are lift, weight, thrust, and drag Lift is the upward force created by the effect of airflow as it passes over and under the wings. It supports the airplane in flight. Weight opposes lift. It is caused by the downward pull of gravity. Thrust is the forward force which propels the airplane through the air. It varies with the amount of engine

  • A solution to the weight-loss puzzle

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    A solution to the weight-loss puzzle WHAT IS 5-HTP SUPPOSED TO DO? The purpose of taking 5-HTP is to reduce carbohydrate cravings, and thus, diminish food intake, resulting in weight loss. In addition to promoting weight loss, it has also been linked with beneficial effects on behaviors such as sleep disturbances, narcolepsy, depression, migraines, anxiety, bulimia, PMS, compulsive behaviors, substance abuse, childhood hyperactivity, and hypersexuality. WHERE DOES THIS 5-HTP COME

  • The Effect of Weight on Distance Traveled

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    The Effect of Weight on Distance Traveled Aim === I am going to investigate how the weight of an object affects the distance it can travel. I will use a margarine tub as my object to carry out my investigation. Knowledge ========= From preliminary work and research on the Internet I have gained some knowledge. This will help me carry out my experiment and understand it. Equations --------- Work done (j) = force applied (N) x distance (m) The previous equation also

  • Chromium Picolinate and Weight Loss

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    Picolinate and Weight Loss Chromium picolinate is a nutritional supplement that works to increase the efficiency of insulin to optimal levels. Gaining increased popularity in the United States, this supplement has been touted a miracle mineral, one advertised to have myriad effects including weight loss, mood enhancement, energy promotion, increase in life span, and even the prevention of acne (Krzanowski, 1996). The most common usage for chromium picolinate is as a weight loss aid; claims