How to Gain Weight

How to Gain Weight
Perhaps the most common image of beauty includes a slim figure, which is why so many people are sweating it out and dieting with passion to burn fat and stay thin. However, this is not the case for a certain number of people. Even if the current craze for the masses is to rapidly lose weight, there are still people who encounter the opposite problem. They wonder, how to gain weight. Who Needs to Gain Weight? Silly as it may seem, gaining weight is a must for some people, especially if health concerns are under consideration. In some cases, people become underweight because they have a very fast metabolism, eat very little or have an underlying medical condition. People with eating disorders are encouraged to eat more through special rehab programs. Pregnant women are also encouraged to take in more nutrients, but not necessarily to stuff themselves up. Furthermore, there are people such as body builders, who choose to gain weight because they want to look better. Some Tips on How to Gain...

How to Crochet

How to Crochet
Crochet is an interesting hobby that many individuals like to do during their leisure time. This hobby allows people to make a beautiful fabric from thread with the use of crochet hook. Knowing how to crochet is very simple; however, it requires time and dedication. Before doing this activity, it is important to collect and prepare the needed materials like a size G crochet hook, a yarn needle, scissors, and a yarn that is especially made for such project. As soon as the materials are gathered, proceed with the instructions in this special needlework. Instructions Understanding the basic instructions on how to crochet is important to create useful things like blankets, scarves, and bags. First, get the crochet hook and hold it with your right hand if you are right-handed or with your left hand if you are left-handed. Get the yarn and do a slip knot. Insert the tip of the crochet hook into the slip knot. Make sure that the yarn is over your index finger and controlled by your small finger....

How to Build a Pyramid

How to Build a Pyramid
Sure you can buy them in stores, but where’s the fun in that? If you build a pyramid you can have it the way you want. Plus you don’t have to spend a lot of money either. The Materials and Equipment Modeling material (this can be Plaster of Paris, wood or clay) Paper for sketching Level Cutting tool (knife or blade) Pencil Paint (the color is typically sand but it can be any other) A paint sealer Glue Research Before you start, decide on the type you want to construct. The Egyptian variant is composed of large blocks. If you want to make yours like that, most would recommend wood or plaster. To avoid difficulties look at some pictures. The American types (called ziggurats) look different. So do some research first to help you get the look you want. Making the Blocks Assuming you will build a pyramid using Plaster of Paris, you will need an ice tray. Put some petroleum jelly in the tray first. Doing this will help you remove the plaster when it solidifies. Pour as many as needed. Give...

How to Lose Weight

How to Lose Weight
Weight loss used to be a craze for people who desire to look more attractive to the opposite sex. However, if you take a look at prevalence rates of obesity and being overweight in the United States, you may be convinced to think that weight loss is a must. Losing weight helps you avoid unwanted conditions such as heart disease and digestive ailments. It also ensures that your body systems are working at their optimum, and that you are able to put in more of the good stuff in your body, instead of the junk you are used to eating. The proper weight loss program should always be coupled with a smart eating plan. You can start out by doing simple exercises and progress from then on. Take for example swimming, aerobics, dancing, or simply walking every day. For people who want to convert excess fat into lean and firm muscle, weight training is often a recommended program to get into. Things to Avoid Of course, one of the most important notes on weight loss includes dieting. Keep in mind that...