With Valentineís around the corner itís no surprise that
many of us are still scrambling around looking for the perfect gift.No matter who you spend your day with make
sure you spend your time showing those you care about most how much they are
loved.For all of us last minute shoppers hereís a great
bouquet of HANKY PANKY panties that any girl will be thrilled to wear underneath her plus size clothing.
Find this bouquet and other Valentine's gifts at http://www.hankypanky.com/Valentines
When I first got pregnant all I could think about was the
intense health risks that could potentially bring complications to my
pregnancy.My physician and I sat down
and talked out a plan to get my health in the right track.It wasnít about getting my weight down so I
would no longer have to wear plus size clothing but getting my body strong
enough to be able to nurture my unborn baby.If you are pregnant or plan to be here are few helpful tips on staying
healthy during pregnancy.
should be drinking water all the time.
hydrated is very important to your health and will keep your hunger in
glasses of water per day.
should only be eating breakfast, lunch, dinner and two small snacks.
your meals well proportioned.
should only be consuming up to 2,400 calories per day.
Avoid Sweet Drinks
away from beverages packed with sugar.
with non-fat milk and unsweetened drinks
donít have to do an intense cardio workout but even a 30minute walk
around the park will make a difference.
journal is a perfect way to keep track of what and how much you eat.
can show your journal to your physician to see what if you may need to
modify your daily routine.
cheat when writing everything down.Remember you are looking out for your health and most important
the health of your baby.
At times the thing I hate most about my body is the fact
that I have no waist.Iíve had to learn
many different tricks on how to wear my plus size clothing so that it appears
like I have a waist.If this is a
problem area for you try some of these tricks to see which one works for you.
High Waisted ALine Skirts- an ALine skirt flows out from the
body to emphasize the smaller part of your waist, without making your
Cropped Vest or Jacket- a cropped vest or jacket will bring
the attention to one of the womanís best assets, her boobs.Best worn over a tank or tee.
Blazers- blazers or jackets with detailing on the waist and
fitted at the shoulders are structured to give the body a shapely
Belts- big belts always make for a tiny waist.
Empire Waist- an empire waist accentuates the smaller part of
your torso and brings attention to the boob area.
Who knew the day would come when having a big butt wouldnít
be such a negative body issue?Not only
is having a big butt eye candy but studies show it is actually a positive
A study was done at
where fat from the butt was injected into the miceís stomach later showing that
the mice body weight and overall fat mass decreased.Fat that is wrapped around organs known as
visceral fat is the fat that we should be trying to get rid of because it
causes bad health.
This good fat that is found around the butt is known as subcutaneous fat
which produces hormones that are known to boost a personís metabolism.Because the fat is lying underneath the skin
of the buttocks a good result is produced.
Amongst lowering body fat having extra fat in the butt can
help fight against heart disease.Fat
under the skin, especially on the buttocks, seems to actually decrease the
chances of getting type two diabetes.
So the next time someone mentions how big your butt looks in
your plus size clothing smile and say thanks.Little do they know but that big butt is decreasing the levels of bad
cholesterol and increasing the levels of good cholesterol in your body.It is finally good news for all of us pear
shaped, hour glass, curvaceous women.
Just because we wear plus size clothing does not mean we canít
look good in it.There are many ways to
wear clothing that is flattering to the full figured woman.First it is very important to know what body
shape you have.Everything you wear
should be based off of the type of body you have, you should be able to properly
place clothes and accessories on your body.Once you have this down it will
be easy to give your body the hourglass figure that is known to be the best eye
candy to the human eye.
Dress with dark colors.
Dark colored clothes from head to toe make for a slimmer figure.To get rid of the boring look of all
black top your outfit off with a bright colored accessory.
Dress in clean lined
clothing. Clothing with too many details visually adds pounds to your
Dress in vertical
detailed clothing. Clothing with vertical pleats and strips, zip
fronts and cable patterns visually subtract pounds from your figure.
Dress in accessories to
your size. Accessories should be big, like wide belts, thick jewelry and
Dress in long scarves.This winter season invest in scarves
that will hang.The dangling look
vertically makes you appear longer.
Dress in a body shaper.Wearing a body shaper underneath your
clothing will smooth out any unwanted bumpy areas.Body shapers were not just made for plus
size women; even a size two model will wear a shaper if needed.Itís a quick fix for those little
Knowing what shape your body falls into means you can pick the
best clothing to flatter your figure.No
matter what size you are, choosing the wrong clothes can ALWAYS make you appear
Five middle schools in New York City are trying out a new fitness program for their students. Four hours a week, 25 students do yoga and other fitness activities after school, seeing if incorporating the Nintendo Wii into a fitness program is viable. Nintendo is backing this trial, donating all of the necessary equipment. If the program is a success, it can spread state-wide, with the help of private funding.