Showing posts from May, 2014

Spot Reduction and Six-Pack Abs

Q:Hey how can I get rid of my love handles? I do hundreds of crunches, but they won't go away.

My Answer: Boy there is so much misinformation out there. People think that if you perform crunches or situps you'll burn the fat around abs.

That is a bunch of B.S. and yet keep buying into this garbage. When you're body is in fat burning mode, it will burn the fat from the limbs first, from the torso second, and (if you're a guy or a woman with a hormonal imbalance) from the waist LAST.

The amount of calories you burn with crunches is so low, that if you did a 100 crunches a day and nothing else, you'd end up with a distended gut: toned six pack underneath a layer of fat.

You can't burn fat off your loves handles with just ab work. You have to diet, do cardio intervals, and do whole body strength training. That will burn off fat from your entire body and eventually your love handles. There is no such thing as spot reduction.

OR IS THERE? Although I don't have th…

Michael Chang vs. Ivan Lendl: 25 Years After French Open Battle

Servitors of Empire - Darrell Hamamoto

In Servitors of Empire: Studies In the Dark Side of Asian America, Darrell Hamamoto discusses the massive importation of specialized Asian scientists and engineers into the US, assigned to build the technetronic infrastructure for the new world order command and control system. He explains how highly trained knowledge workers are being employed to bring sovereign nations such as the United States under centralized rule made possible through advances in bioscience, IT, engineering, and global finance. 

This massive importation of Asian labor to build up a country's infrastructure has happened before.  When slavery was abolished, the European and American powers still needed labor to extract the natural resources and to build the infrastructures of their colonies. The Europeans also needed merchants to purchase goods and services. So the Chinese filled in the gap, which caused a lot of resentment on the part of the natives. As a result the Chinese were the victims of pog…

The I Am_ Campaign

The I Am_ campaign was initiated with one purpose in mind – to be a voice for the Asian and Pacific American community and a platform for influential role models to share their inspiring stories. To commemorate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) in the month of May, CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) and Verizonproudly brings you the powerful stories of some of your favorite Asian American actors, musicians, digital luminaries, and iconic influencers.

Here were some of the more interesting stories from the I Am Campaign: