Peter 'Happy' Thomas (happypete) wrote,
Peter 'Happy' Thomas
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Things you learn from the chief personal trainer at the YMCA

Okay we all know that you lose fat first from the places you don't care about before it leaves the places you care about--generally, the "spare tire" for us guys, and for ladies, the thighs. What I didn't expect--and was quietly worrying about--was that as fat starts to get attacked it gets jigglier! I was so relieved to have this explained to me--I was worried that my fat was mounting a resistance against the rest of my body.

Oh, did you know that fat cells themselves--lipidocytes--are good for the body, playing a role in the immune system? It's the lipids (or fats) that they collect that are the problem.
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  • Farewell

    photognome died of heart failure yesterday. I don't have words right now.

  • My tweets

    Tue, 11:00: Pulling a full 250 KW and over 1,000 miles per hour charge rate at the new Reston teslamotors #SuperCharger. @ Wieh……

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    Fri, 19:57: Mixed meat meatballs, sauteed vegetables, loaded mashed potatoes with da_valentine and friends @ Corolla, North Car……