My Neighbor Might Not be Fat

But everyone around us is facing a really big problem (no pun intended). Many of us are looking so close at the tree that we don’t see the whole forest. America has a real obesity problem, and it continues to get worse if we don’t do something.

http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/trends.html

It may be blatantly obvious that the previous initiatives to tackle obesity has failed miserably as America continues to get fatter every year.

One state that is holding out against the obesity trend is Colorado. What could be their secret?

Shawn Johnson’s Diet

Shawn Johnson’s diet is all about power, energy, and endurance allowing her to train 4 hours every day. Her training relies 100% on her own body weight (push-ups, sit-ups, squat jumps, and pull-ups).

Breakfast

  • Yogurt and scrambled eggs

Lunch

  • Wrap or salad with fruits

Snack

  • Strawberries are Shawn Johnson’s favorite

Dinner

  • Lots of fish or chicken and fresh vegetables

http://www.thatsfit.com/2008/08/15/shawn-johnson-flips-for-nutrition/

http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/workout/real-plans/celebrity/what-it-takes-to-be-an-olympic-athlete/?page=4

Is Supermodel Heidi Klum Fat?

Obvious answer is no. Why do thin slim supermodels always need to lose weight? And it seems Heidi Klum is no exception. Since appearing at a Victoria’s Secret event, she plans on losing an additional 20 pounds with the help of a trainer.

http://www.limelife.com/blog-entry/Heidi-Klum-Has-a-20Pound-Weight-Loss-Goal/26509.html

If skinny supermodels with little or no body fat can lose weight, then overweight or obese individuals can certainly lose weight too.

Here is Heidi Klum with an extra 20 pounds that she needs to lose.  Might be some kind of  Kate Moss syndrome effecting every supermodels’ perception of weight. http://fashion.gearlive.com/chicdish/article/q308-heidi-klum-could-not-resist-the-catwalk/

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Obesity Prevention Tips # 5 – Watch TV Standing Up

Invite your friends over for the super bowl party viewing on your brand new flat screen television. Invite your friends over to watch a newly released DVD.

Only this time, don’t tell them you have put away all the chairs, and they will have to watch tv standing up.

Now you are going to have better conversations, because they will be hardly paying attention to the television. Also, everyone will thank you for being such a gracious host to think about them and helping them lose weight while watching TV.

http://www.politicsdaily.com/2009/10/14/michelle-obamas-weight-loss-tips-watch-tv-standing-up/ – approved by Michelle Obama!

YouTube Weight Loss Challenge – Tracie Sanderlin Wins

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Through will power and determination, Tracie Sanderlin transforms herself by shedding the pounds that have accumulated through years of inactivity and over eating. Yes, everyone can lose weight. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication.

80% of success is showing up. Once you show up at the gym, the hardest part of the workout is already done and the rest is up to you.