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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Feet Pressure Points

Here's another great tip I'm sure most of you will be happy to hear. I have read that one of the most effective methods for shrinking inches sans diet and exercise is by rolling your feet over a bumpy surface. According to the healing art of reflexology...

"It has been proven that by applying pressure to reflex points near the base of the toes, it boosts metabolic rate for an instant calorie-burning burst."


The area near the base of the toes is the part of the foot that corresponds to the thyroid gland. Here's what you should do: In a large, shallow basin, put some rounded, smooth pebbles, make sure you cover the bottom. Fill with warm water then roll the soles of your feet over the pebbles for 5 to 10 minutes. For added bonus, put a drop each of lavender and cypress essential oils. Lavender has pain-relieving properties that soothe tired and achy feet, while cypress has a natural astringent quality that helps deflate bloated body parts.

10 comments :

Eduardo said...

Awesome tips! Thanks(says my Mommy!)
Hugs & Snugs
Eduardo the Snuggle Puggle

Laane said...

I'm sure I've lost hundreds of kilos without knowing it or maybe I've prevented them to be glued on my body.
When I'm computering I'm always roling a stich to and for with my feet, using exactly that part of my feet.

Now I can't stop doing that, otherwise....

OMM said...

ha! this made my day! ive been thinking of exercising but cnt find time. this one will surely do. wonderful tips!

Carrie said...

Oh, it sounds good just reading this!

ghee said...

great tip,Liz!i think ill try that later.

thanx!

bambie said...

hi ! Nice healthy blog, very informative...

I'll try this method ... sounds easy =)

HEALTH NUT WANNABEE MOM said...

Next to your chocolate tips this has to be one of my favs!

Shinade said...

Hi Liza,
I am back. I missed everyone just too much to stay away.

Oh this sounds simply marvelous. You lose weight and enjoy a wonderful foot soak.

You always find the best tips.

Happy weekend:-)

MArites said...

interesting post! as i grow older, I have observed that my metabolism has gotten much slower than when i was younger. this is a good tiop.

lifeglutenfree said...

That is just what I need right now! It sounds great. I once had a massage that also used hot stones, it was so great... ahhh..

 
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