Daily Archives: November 5, 2012

The grapefruit extract diet

A grapefruit is a subtropical citrus fruit that is a rich source of vitamin C, fiber and antioxidants. Grapefruit seed extract is a liquid that comes from the seeds, pulp and white membranes of the fruit. Grapefruit seed extract possesses powerful antimicrobial properties that combat bacteria and fungi. A concentrated form of the extract uses the entire grapefruit, including its skin and rind. Consuming concentrated extract may be an effective way to shed unwanted pounds. Why It Works The website for the U.S. National Library of Medicine notes manufacturers’ claims of why undertaking the grapefruit extract diet is an efficient … Continue reading

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How often can you do push-ups?

The push-up is a calisthenics exercise that will simultaneously work a number of your muscles. The push-up can provide a strenuous workout in virtually any location and may be completed in many variations to concentrate on particular areas of your upper body. Push-ups are commonly used during military athletic training, and they have traditionally been a staple in physical education classes. Push-up A push-up is performed by lying face down on the floor with your fingers pointed outward and palms based at shoulder level. In a controlled and steady movement, elevate your frame off the ground until all of your … Continue reading

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Memorable sports moment of the week – ‘The Montreal Screwjob’

15 years ago this Friday on November 9, 1997 in the main event of the Survivor Series at the Molson Center in the Canadian province of Quebec, World Wrestling Federation owner Vince McMahon backstabbed defending champion Bret “The Hitman” Hart to ensure that “The Heartbreak Kid” Shawn Michaels would win the belt in a notorious match dubbed “The Montreal Screwjob.” Roughly a week prior to the authentic incident, a then 40-year-old Hart, a five-time WWF titlist who was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, signed a three-year contract worth $2.5 million annually with rival promotion WCW. With WWF still struggling … Continue reading

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