Take the latest “walking machine” for instance. I had to chuckle when I saw this ad as I’m a religious walker in the great outdoors. This latest and greatest machine has buff bunnies doing on this device what you can do when you step out your door – walk! And for free too! Save your money, bundle up and get outside and play.
Playing on your conscience is that other commercial promising to make you lose weight by taking those green coffee bean powder pills. I turn green just thinking about the nerve they have to make such false promises. They claim that conventional diets don’t work, which is partially true but adds that this elixir will surely do the trick. Just what health officials have been waiting for to avert the global obesity epidemic. As if….
I was passing through LA recently and spotted poster boards promoting “freezing fat” to lose weight with a reliable looking doctor type in a gleaming white lab coat. Hmmmm. Why not freeze your fat in the dead of winter following my first suggestion – get your sorry butt outside everyday and move it.
Finally I heard on the news this week that a large beverage company is developing a line of drinks that will claim to give you a better complexion. Just what we need is more bevy’s with fancy claims. Now I’ve heard everything! Let me tell you, put your best face forward with a balanced diet and drinking enough water.
So folks in these early days of 2013 false hope to slim and beauty have never worked, especially when you feel desperate. A few months of making small positive changes will surely add up by the time spring rolls around. You’ll emerge from your winter’s cave as fresh and lovely as a spring daisy. So stay in the here and now and remember if it seems to good to be true, it probably is….