Miley Cyrus wears Shape Ups

Miley Cyrus wearing Shape Ups

This is actually a picture from April, 2 but it wasn’t till now that I noticed Miley’s shoes… She’s wearing Shape Ups! Skecher claims that the Shape Ups tone your calves, legs, butt, abs & back and improve your posture & balance. Plus, they improve circulation. But from what I’ve read about them: don’t expect any miracles though. They won’t make you able to skip the gym. Just consider them as an extra to wear on the treadmill, to the grocery shop, walking the dog etc.

Do you own a pair of Shape Ups? And what do you think about them? Let me know!

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A Closer Look at Miley’s Gluten-Free Diet

Thanks to pop star Miley Cyrus, the health and nutrition world is buzzing about a gluten-free diet as a means to lose weight. There are lots of different opinions and some of them are quite harsh. Let’s take a closer look at the whole gluten-free-diet-debate.

Gluten is found in grains like wheat, barley, and rye; and it gives baked goods the chewy texture that most consumers find desirable. Diets excluding gluten are recommended for people with celiac disease, but don’t expect avoiding gluten by itself will encourage weight loss. Any diet too high in grains raises blood sugar, which encourages fat storage. People on gluten-free diets can consume a variety of grains and starches (rice or potatoes, for example) that raise blood sugar. (Source: Policy Mic)

Does that mean you’ll gain weight if you’re on a gluten-free diet? No, not per se. Everyone is different and has different responses. But if you start a gluten-free diet there’s indeed a possibility you’ll lose some weight… How you may wonder? Continue reading