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3 Terrible Old-Timey Ways To (Not) Lose Weight


Weight Loss Tip: Nutrition for pregnant and lactating women is a top priority. One of the needs of a pregnant woman is to get enough protein; unfortunately this often comes at a time when she may not feel like eating. One great way to make sure those protein needs are met is to blend egg whites into a morning smoothie. At 3 grams of protein per egg white, only 15 calories, and no fat, eggs make an excellent protein for pregnant women. To avoid health issues, pasteurized eggs would be recommended.

From sauna pants to fat jigglers, people used to try to lose weight in some rather unconventional ways. They really did not work.

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  1. I recommend blood letting, you can chose exactly how much weight you want to lose and when!

  2. My buddy had dropped an insane amount of weight so obviously I was curious. Many people suggested that I google β€œsowo amazing plan”. The days following it all melted off, I dropped a total of 14 pounds.

  3. I actually tried this diet plan myself having seen how my close friend benefited from this. Already, I`ve dropped 16 and a half pounds. Google β€œsowo amazing plan”. I believe much better after trying this life-altering diet.

  4. >beginning of video
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  5. Ironically, i got an ad about losing fat on your belly below this video. “Lose some fat every day with this weird tip”

  6. People think magents help with pain or Amber helps teething babies and those are crap too. Magnets do make a nice support though.

  7. Those electric weight loss systems work. There’s one that they use often in prisons called “The Electric Chair.” One ride in that, and it stimulates your muscles, and burns fat. The Electric Chair is so good at what it does, that the fat will slowly go through what the creators of the chair call “Decomposition” for years to come. I highly recommend this treatment.

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  9. This is the best debunker of “easy” ways to lose weight. Always remember, if sounds too good to be true, it is not. I would note however, that the use of a TENS unit does have good use in pain management. I have a trashed low back that has been operated on 4 times and putting the electrodes by the area that hurts, I.e. on both sides of my low back does help with pain relief.

  10. “It was supposed to give you rock-hard.. abs or whatever” I really thought he was talking about something below the abdomen

  11. I went to a gym where they actually still had those fat jigglers. They are really good after a leg day. Lower back and hamstrings hurt a lot less when I used them for a couple of minutes after the workout.

  12. You didn’t mention tapeworms…people in the very old days would infect themselves with tapeworms to lose fat

  13. I see a lot of theses ads,” It’s best to play this game when alone”. Insert joke here

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  15. My dad said that his mom (my grandma) went to some kind of weight loss place every week for a while. After every session they measured her waistline. She noted that they pulled the measuring tape tighter than the last session every time.