Tuesday, 27 June 2017
Zamorano scored the first and Cristiano Ronaldo hit the 500th with his opening goal to make it 0-1 against Juventus in cardiff
In a season which has seen records falling fast, Real Madrid became the first team in history to retain their Champions League title. They did so in Cardiff, which will hold a special place in the memory of madridismo as the city where they got their hands on the Duodécima. It was also in Wales that Zidane's charges achieved another historic milestone: becoming the first team to reach 500 goals in the competition (503). Cristiano brought up the incredible figure with the first of two goals he netted against Juventus.
The first madridista goal in the Champions League came from the boots of Iván Zamorano, in September 1995, in a victory over Grasshopper at the Bernabéu (2-0). In the 1998/99 campaign, Raúl netted goal number 50 in a win over Spartak Moscow (2-1) and in 2000/01, Savio brought up the century in the thrashing of SP Portugal (4-0).
The Brazilian Ronaldo made it 200 in the competition in Marseille, where the Whites recorded an away win over Olympique in November 2003 (1-2), while Benzema, against another French team in the shape of Auxerre, netted goal number 300 in a Group Stage clash of the 2010/11 season at the Santiago Bernabéu (4-0).
Cristiano Ronaldo has been the key man in the most recent round numbers. Prior to his goal Cardiff, he was also the scorer of the 400th goal in February 2014 as Real Madrid got the better of Schalke 04 at the Veltins Arena (1-6).
Saturday, 24 June 2017
Friday, 23 June 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo will not be heading back to Manchester United this summer.... But this is no big deal for jose mourinho
Cristiano Ronaldo won’t be on his way back to Man United, says Tom McDermott
The 32-year-old is the ultimate big-game player, who despite his age, would be a phenomenal addition to any side were he to leave Madrid.
Keep up to date with ALL the Manchester United news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentary.
In recent years we’ve seen him tinker with his game too, leaving the step overs and penetrating runs from wide behind, and reinventing himself, quite simply, as the best No9 in the world.
Real recognised this last September, and rewarded him with a new £365,000 per week contract extension, tying him to the Santiago Bernabeu until at least 2021.
That is unless you were prepared to pay the £1billion buyout clause.
It’s been a stellar 12 months for Ronaldo, his finest in the game.
Earlier this month, in the 4-1 Champions League final win against Juventus, he scored twice to claim his third Champions League winners medal in the last four seasons.
This followed his Euro 2016 success with Portugal last summer, and the La Liga title in May.
Unsurprisingly he’s odds-on with the bookmakers to add the 2017 Ballon d'Or trophy to his 2016 one.
But, it wouldn’t be Ronaldo without a tantrum.
Before making his way to the Confederations Cup, he reportedly instructed agent Jorge Mendes to find him a new team because Real failed to back him after being accused of evading of £12.9m in tax between 2011 and 2014.
Ah, the toys were most certainly out and suddenly he was unhappy with everyone.
The authorities, the fans, his club. Everyone.
As sure as night follows day, it only took a matter of Twitter minutes for Ronaldo to be linked with a move back ‘home’ to United, but it’s a move that in all honestly, was never going to materialise, and here’s why…
Firstly, Ronaldo has previous form with United having fluttered his eyelashes towards David Moyes in 2013, only to remain in Madrid.
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates a third Champions League win in four years
It’s also likely in this instance he wants something to happen regarding the tax issue and/or a new contract.
It’s a problem that he and Mendes could probably resolve relatively quickly with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez.
Anyone remember Sergio Ramos?
Then there’s agent Mendes, the man himself, who not only has Ronaldo on his books but also United manager Jose Mourinho.
Do you honestly think that Mourinho and United executive vice chairman Ed Woodward - who has negotiated with Mendes before - suddenly felt the need to rip up the list of transfer targets they were working on and focus on Ronaldo?
Unlike under Moyes and Louis van Gaal, United have a manager who won’t be led down the garden path chasing a wild goose until deadline day.
Cristiano Ronaldo 'would only consider Manchester United in Premier League'
Because of the relationship Woodward, Mourinho and Mendes already have in place, you’d imagine that a conversation between the three about Ronaldo was done and dusted within a matter of minutes.
And from a United point of view the decision to move on isn’t a problem.
United fans should be relaxed this summer in the knowledge that Mourinho’s transfer targets will have been selected because of what they can bring to the team and because of their ability to accept his tactical demands.
I’m not suggesting for a minute that Ronaldo doesn’t possess this type of understanding, after all, he enjoyed success under Mourinho at Real.
But Mourinho is a manager now who normally gets what he wants during the summer transfer window and in his second year in charge at a club usually delivers even more success than the first.
Ronaldo, or not, United are in good hands.
Thursday, 22 June 2017
. Awarded For: Winning Football World Cup
. Made of: 18-carat gold
. Introduced in: 1974 FIFA World Cup
. Designer: Stabilimento Artistico Bertoni (Italy)
The trophy given to World Cup winning team every four years, The “FIFA World Cup Trophy” is made of gold and it replaced the first world cup trophy called “Jules Rimet Trophy” after 1970 world cup. It was first introduce in 1974 world cup and made of pure 18-carat gold and weighs around 6.1 kilograms. Its design feature two human bodies holding earth”.
It might not have the history of other trophies listed in this list but it is by far the most recognizable sports trophy all around the world. FIFA plan to keep this design and with every passing world cup its dives into deeper oceans of history.
. Awarded for: Winner of annual 5 test match series between England-
. Made of: terracotta and contains a burnt bail
. Introduced in: 1883-84 test series between England-Australia
. Designer: not known
Early history accounts varies but its widely considered that after 1882 test series win by Australia in england. British newspaper “Sporting times” published an article about “death of cricket in england and ashes set to be taken to australia” referring to Australia win against England. A year later when England travel to Australia for the test series, English captain vowed to take back the ashes.
Since than the annual test series between the two countries is known as “the ashes”. below is a short video with history of the trophy and rivalry between the two countries.
. Awarded For: mens singles winner
. Made of: silver gilt, height 18 inches
. Introduced in: first presented by All England Club in 1887, it replaced the Field Cup used in previous 6 years.
First ever wimbledon championship took place in 1877 and a trophy called “Field Cup” was awarded to the winner of mens singles event. But William Renshaw won three titles in a row twice hence keeping the “field cup (1877-83) and Champions Cup (1984-86). That prompted All England Club to present a new trophy to the winner which was made of silver gilt and it was decided that players can not keep the trophy no matter how many times they win the event.
Since 1893, every year wimbledon mens singles winner gets the replica of the trophy and his name is engraved on the original trophy.
. Awarded For: Winning Rugby Union World Cup
. Made of: gilded silver, weighs around 4.5 kg
. Introduced in: 1987 Rugby World Cup
. Designer: Carrington & Co. of London designed the orignial trophy back in 1906
The Webb Ellis Cup was introduced in the first Rugby Union World Cup and awarded to the winner. The trophy used was actually a historic silverware made back in 1906 by Carrington and Co of london. When Rugby World Cup 1987 was announced, secretary of International Rugby Federetion set off on finding an appropriate trophy for the world cup and he visited “Garrard & Co” jewlers in London where this trophy was shown to him. He liked the design and presented it to Rugby countries participating in the first every world cup.
Everyone approved and it became the Rugby World Cup trophy which was later named as “Webb Ellis Cup”, named after Webb Ellis who is widely considered the inventor of Rugby as a sport.
. Awarded For: Winning playoffs in National Hockey League (NHL)
. Made of: Silver and nickel alloy, weighs at around 15.5 kilograms
. Introduced in: 1893 for the best amateur ice hockey team in canada
. Designer: Named after Lord Stanley, who brought a simple rose-
bowl which was made in Sheffield England and used it as a trophy awarded to Canada’s best amateur hockey team every year.
Stanley Cup has a rich history and it is named after its very first owner Lord Stanley who was the governor of Canada in last 1880’s to early 1990’s. He was ICE Hockey enthusiast. Lord Stanley alongside his family played a key role in Ice Hockey development in Canada starting an yearly amateur “Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup”.
A trophy which was bought by Stanley was used to award winning team every year. Later it would become “Stanley Cup” after American and Canadian leagues merged and a playoff was played between winners from both countries and Stanley Cup was awarded to the winning team.
Awarded to the Super Bowl winner every year in NFL. It was first introduce in 1967, designed by Tiffany & Co jewlers in New Yersey. Named after famous NFL coach Vice Lombardi who helped Green Bay Packers to win first two titles in 1967 and 1968.
Unlike the other prestigious trophies, Lombardi Trophy is made every year and winning team get to keep in their possession.
Claret Jug is a trophy awarded to the winner of “The Open Championship” one the four majors in golf calendar also known as British Open. It was first introduced in 1873 and designed by Mackay Cunningham & Company of Edinburgh. The trophy is awarded to the winner who gets to keep it until the start of next year’s championship.
The original “Claret Jug” was retired in 1928 and put on permanent display in gold museum in St Andrews.
A replica was made and every year winners name is engraved on the trophy before presentation. Winner can keep the trophy until the start of next year’s championship.
Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 28, will defy manager Antonio Conte and refuse to leave Stamford Bridge unless he can return to former club Atletico Madrid. (Daily Star)
Leicester City are planning a £25m move for Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, 20. (Daily Telegraph)
Chelsea are close to signing 22-year-old midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco for £35m, which could prompt Nemanja Matic, 28, to leave for Manchester United. (Daily Mail)
Manchester City's bid to sign Kyle Walker, 27, will drag into next week as Tottenham Hotspur refuse to lower their £50m value for the England defender. City's pursuit of the right-back will not end if they sign Daniel Alves, 34, from Juventus. (Independent)
Jose Mourinho wants Manchester United to complete the signing of Inter Milan midfielder Ivan Perisic, 28, before the squad travel to the United States for their pre-season tour. (Gazzetta dello Sport - via Metro)
Former Chelsea captain John Terry is prepared to drop into the Championship. The 36-year-old defender is a free agent and is wanted by Birmingham and Aston Villa. (Daily Mirror)
Aston Villa are in pole position to sign former England captain Terry on a £60,000-a-week contract. (Sun)
Bayern Munich have told suitors of striker Robert Lewandowski they can forget signing the Poland international. The German champions also pointed to Fifa rules preventing clubs from making contact with the 28-year-old. (Manchester Evening News)
Chelsea target Alex Sandro will have to ask to leave Juventus before they accept any offer from the Premier League champions. The Blues have been linked with a £45m move for the 26-year-old full-back. (Daily Mail)
Lyon are close to completing a £16.6m move for Chelsea's 21-year-old forward Bertrand Traore, according to club president Jean-Michel Aulas. (Evening Standard)
Manchester United have agreed a £9.7m deal to sell winger Adnan Januzaj, 22, to Real Sociedad. (France Football - via Daily Star)
Liverpool will complete the £39m signing of winger Mohamed Salah, 25, from Roma on Thursday. (Times - subscription required)
Virgil van Dijk has been urged to strike at Southampton by a Liverpool legend
Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez is being kept informed about Pepe Reina's ongoing contract situation at Napoli in the hope the 34-year-old former Liverpool goalkeeper could still end up moving to St James' Park. (Northern Echo)
Everton remain open to offers for striker Oumar Niasse despite the 27-year-old scoring five times in 20 matches when on loan at relegated Hull City last season. (Liverpool Echo)
Arsenal want £20m for Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny. The 27-year-old has been on loan at Roma but the Gunners have upped their asking price in the wake of Jordan Pickford's £30m move to Everton.(Sun)
Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge says Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, 25, should go on strike in order to force through a move to the Reds. (Daily Mirror)
The agent of Benfica midfielder Anderson Talisca has played down talk of the 23-year-old joining Manchester United. (Record - via Daily Express)
Long-term Liverpool target Julian Brandt, 21, has agreed to join Bayern Munich from Bayer Leverkusen in 2018. (TZ - via Metro)
The back pages
Chelsea winger Eden Hazard saw the positive side to injury, telling fans on Instagram: "Being driven around by my family, so can keep my foot up. Good progress as I have managed a summer haircut!"
Former Liverpool defender Mauricio Pellegrino has impressed Southampton as their interviews into the vacant managerial job near a conclusion but he is also prominent on Crystal Palace's shortlist to succeed Sam Allardyce. (Daily Telegraph)
Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus, 20, has paid tribute to his mother by having her face tattooed on his arm. (Manchester Evening News)
A former Manchester City youth player has hung up his boots to become one of Britain's youngest agents at the age of 22. (Bleacher Report)
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez believes Arsenal target Kylian Mbappe, 18, will go on to become one of the greatest players in the world as he revealed Los Blancos are "following" the young Monaco striker. (Onda Cero - via Evening Standard)
The best of Wednesday's transfer news
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, 29, asked for a move to Manchester City last summer before being convinced to stay at the Camp Nou by team-mate Luis Suarez. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)
Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez is set to leave the club this summer with West Brom keen to resurrect a £12m move for the 27-year-old. (Daily Echo)
Chelsea are planning to loan out 22-year-old centre-back Kurt Zouma this summer as they look to sign Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, 30, and Southampton's Virgil van Dijk, 25. (Evening Standard)
Arsenal have told Barcelona that defender Hector Bellerin, 22, is not for sale and are confident the Spaniard will stay this summer. (Independent)
Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala, 26, is discussing a move to Lyon. (Daily Mail)
West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster showed how thorough he can be in working through certain snacks. Other forms of peanut sweets are available...
The fallout of a separation can be extremely destroying particularly on the off chance that regardless you need to make it work with the other individual. We've discussed How To Get Your Ex-beau Back, yet now is the right time to assist the gentlemen.
This review is about getting that one final opportunity to make things right with your ex young lady. It will give you the learning that you have to Get Your Ex-sweetheart Back And Keep Her. Appreciate.. :- )
1. The main thing you must do, is to recover your life on track. Concentrate on the things you can change about yourself before you move back on to her.
Young ladies need to see self-change from gentlemen.
Take it or abandon it, demonstrating her that you can manage life all alone will pull in her back to you. That is on account of young ladies like men who are independent and free. In this way, go out to the exercise center, visit the motion pictures with companions, Get some new garments and look sharp. In case you're having an awesome time, she will need to be there with you.
2. Be Honest. Why would you truly like to get your ex back? Is it in light of the fact that she discovered another person? Do you miss the sex? Do you require somebody to do your clothing and cook your dinners? On the other hand is it in light of the fact that she is genuinely the absolute best stunning match for you and your actual perfect partner?
In case you're fair about what you miss about her and why she's a critical piece of your life you'll have made a strong stride on winning her back.
3. Getting your ex back begins with discovering the right disposition. Young ladies need to see developed, autonomous gentlemen who like to have some good times and comprehend what they're great at.
Quit being desirous, Act like nothing isn't right, abstain from being over controlling, Develop a fun loving comical inclination, And, above all, be energetic, particularly when you're around her. Tease her affectionately.. furthermore, you'll see the distinction in her.
4. Make Some Space. Give her eventually to consider the relationship. In the event that you had an extraordinary relationship, she'll consider all the great things that you accomplished for her and feel the nonappearance of you in her life. This will give her the chance to acknowledge how great you are, and it will likewise demonstrate her how free you are all alone;
5. Go out with a gathering of young ladies. Demonstrate your ex that mindful young ladies like being around you. These young ladies will be your wing-ladies. In the event that you can pull together a major gathering of well known, astute, brilliant young ladies, odds are your ex is going to feel more intrigued, even without notwithstanding seeing it.
6. Apologize to her. A conciliatory sentiment demonstrates her that you're equipped for gulping your self image, and that you mind enough to advise her you weren't right. On the off chance that done effectively, an expression of remorse will work ponders.
At the point when the time is ideal for a conciliatory sentiment, you can say "I know I committed some senseless errors amid our relationship, and I assume full liability for those. I shouldn't have wronged you, and I feel horrendous at this point. Be that as it may, the greatest oversight I made was losing you. I don't expect anything from you, I simply need you to realize that."
7. Do something pleasant for her without anticipating that her should pay you back.
Go out for lunch or supper together, hang out at the pool, have discussions about things both of you discover amusing, or like discussing. Keep in mind to be certain, be entertaining, and get that energy out so she can see it.
8. Open up to her. Once you've apologized and turn into her companion once more, you can at long last advise her you need her back. Attempt to pick a sentimental spot to do this, and attempt to advise her when its fair both of you. It won't hurt in case you're looking awesome
Guarantee her that you both can alter the issues that prompted your separation. Keep in mind why you folks separated in any case, so you can gain from your own particular errors.
Observe: Don't hurry to recover her. It may take eventually. Take it moderate at first and verify she needs to get back together with you.
Also, once she is back in your life, adore her like it is your last day to cherish. :- )
Breaking up really hurts! What pisses me off most is that everyone always tell you to just forget your ex and move on. But it's not as easy as they think. Today, I'm going to be different. I will show you ways to get your Ex back.
So, If you're a Lady trying to get your ex Boyfriend back, Keep reading...
8 Ways To Get Him Back Without Looking Desperate:
1. Agree with why things ended.
You obviously broke up for some reasons. If he mentions those reasons, don't dispute them. Have the bravery to hear the truth in what he's saying, accept it and apologize for it. Don't let your pride step in and overshadow your heart desire to be loved and be happy
2. Avoid being available all the time. Always being available will only make him think that you're just sitting around waiting for him to call or text. If you are not busy, then text him back, if you're busy, text or call him when you're done. You can briefly say something like "sorry I couldn't pick up, I was busy with something else." Don't give him details. Give his mind something to be busy with. :-)
3. Don't Convince Him To Come Back.
You don't have to convince him to be with you.
Trying to convince your ex to come back will just push him further away.
Desperation kills the attraction any man may have for you. Men are drawn to women who are happy with themselves. So, be happy, live your life and let your happiness shine. This will make him want to be with you again.
4. Let Him Come To You
Men value what they had to work for. When you miss your ex, don't make it easy for him. Let him wonder what you're doing. He will begin to contact you because he wants to see you, or because he misses you, etc. When he reaches out, respond warmly and appropriately until you know what his intentions and motivations are. WARNING: Avoid having sex with him until the issues that led to the break up are resolved.
5. Find out if your ex still cares. If you handled the breakup poorly, have acted badly towards him since the breakup, have been rude, or stalked him. it will be less likely that he still cares. But If you've been mature and caring, there is every possibility that he still cares for you too. Before you try to win him back, be sure you know if he still cares or not. Being desperate to get him back when he does not care is not going to work. Knowing that your ex still cares about you is the most important sign that things can still be mended.
6. Use the past to your advantage. If he complimented a particular outfit, wear it again. Or, share a light-hearted memory with him. If you have a chance to meet him, do it in a familiar place where you used to enjoy good times together.
7. Pay quality attention to your appearance. Get your nails and hair done. Take a nice warm bubble bath, and pick out a nice outfit.
8. Invite him to talk to you. Express regret that things didn't work out between the two of you. Ask him if you can talk; now that you've had a break from the relationship and you've both had time to reflect on it.
When your man finally comes back to you, don't just pick up where the relationship left off. He will be motivated to truly resolve the issues that led to the breakup because he wants you back. Now is the time to address and work on these issues. Don't let him convince you that the problem was yours. Even if the problem started with you, the way he responded or didn't respond made things worse. Do your best to resolve these issues without letting him know you're doing the work. Yes..
Why you shouldn't let him know is because he won't believe it until he experiences the changes. Just do the work and see how he responds. If he responds positively, you're moving in the right direction. If he continues the behavior that contributed to your breakup then leave him—he's not the one for you!
If he uses you, is verbally, physically and/or emotionally abusive towards you, influences you to do things that are immoral, illegal, has drug abuse problems,
Today I want to talk about a problem most women encounter during their periods.
Period cramps can be very nasty. It makes it very difficult to get up in the mornings, to move, to eat, and to function at all. Women don't feel like themselves when they are in pain. Really, It can be ugly. Well, you don’t have to live like that much longer! I’m going to talk about why it happens to some women and 7 Things You Can Do To Help Fight Your Period Cramps And Win.
What happens when you get menstrual cramps? Your uterus, which is a muscle, contracts during your period. Sometimes when the uterus contracts, it can accidentally press against other blood vessels, momentarily cutting off their supply of oxygen.
If you want simple and effective treatments for menstrual cramps, keep reeding..
1. Take pain relievers
For women who have PMS-related pain such as cramping, breast tenderness, backaches, or headaches, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory pain relievers can provide some relief.
2. Take vitamins. A couple days before your period is about to begin, make sure you're getting enough vitamins, as well as the right kind of vitamins. These include:
Vitamin E, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, and fish oil supplements.
3. Try to get as much sleep as you think you need so that sleep deprivation doesn’t increase symptoms.
4. Improve your diet. A salt-heavy diet can cause bloating, stay away from coffee. caffeine can aggravate irritability or anxiety, alcohol may worsen depression, and too much sugar can destabilize your blood sugar and mood.
5. Do Some Mild Exercise. Make exercise a regular part of your routine. Studies show that women who perform regular exercise have less menstrual pain. At least, 30 minutes of walking five times a week, will help. Moderate exercise is better than no exercise at all.
6. Consider herbal remedies. There are some herbal remedies that may be effective in relieving cramping and mood swings.
You might consider using black cohosh, chaste berry, ginger, raspberry leaf, or dandelion.
7. Use heat treatment. Using heat is a way to relieve pain associated with menstrual cramping, as well as helping the cramps subside themselves.
Get a hot water bottle and apply it to the stomach or lower abdomen. Wait for 15 to 20 minutes. it will surely get better.
If everything fails, visit a doctor. If you are not so sure of why your period hurts so much, and can't seem to find an answer to persistent pain, you definitely need to see a doctor.
There are some healthy ways to wash your Vagina—which you never knew. Do you want to know them?
Join me in the bathroom, Let me you how to wash your Vagina in 5 Healthy Steps..
STEP 1. Lather up a soft washcloth with some mild natural soap and water.
STEP 2. Clean the folds around your clitoris. Use your fingers to pull your labia away from your clitoris. Gently scrub the skin on both sides of your clitoris with the washcloth.
STEP 3. Wash your vulva and your vaginal opening. Also, scrub around your bikini line.
STEP 4. Scrub your premium, which is the area between your vagina and your anus.
STEP 5. Wash your anal area last. Keep your washcloth from touching your vaginal area after you've washed your anus. This will prevent rectal germs from moving toward your vaginal area. These germs can cause urinary tract infections.
• Avoid using soaps with heavy perfumes, it may irritate the sensitive skin around your vagina.
• Avoid washing inside your vagina. To avoid upsetting the pH balance of your vaginal walls. And Also, To avoid washing away all of your vaginal secretions because they are nature's cleaning mechanism for your vagina.
• Don't use feminine deodorant sprays. It can upset the natural bacterial balance in your vagina. Also, both douches and feminine sprays can irritate the sensitive skin in your vaginal area.
• Wash your vagina at least once in a day. If you have sex, wash it a second time to feel fresh and clean.
• Shave your pubic hair. Thick pubic hair can cause you to sweat down below, which may make you have some odor.
• Stay clean during your period. Change your pad according to the directions on the package. If you're not comfortable about how you smell when you're on your period, you can wash your vagina 2 or 3 times a day.
• Wear cotton underwear. Breathable fabric helps to prevent vaginal odor.
Tuesday, 20 June 2017
In this guide, I will reveal the 6 Top secrets to developing a six pack. Check out these 6 nutrition and training tips to find out how you can succeed on your pursuit for six packs.
1. Pull ups.
Grasp a pull up bar with a grip that's slightly wider than shoulder width. Pull your shoulder blades down and back, bend your legs behind you, cross your feet, squeeze your butt, and brace your abs (this ensures your core gets worked). This is the start position
• Pull yourself up until your collarbone reaches the bar, driving your elbows down toward your hips
• Return to the start position and Keep repeating the process.
2. Sit ups.
Lie on the floor, feet on the floor, knees up and hands crossed on your chest. Have someone hold your feet down, or wedge them underneath something heavy. Sit all the way up, lifting your lower back off the floor along with your shoulder blades. Keep your back straight Lower yourself down. Repeat.
Once this becomes easy for you start adding more challenges. You can Do weighted sit ups. Hold a weight on your chest while you do these.
3. Leg lifts.
Lie on the floor, legs straight out, hands at your sides. Lift your legs straight up (not bending your knees at all) until they're at a 90 degree angle (or close). Lower your legs and repeat without letting your legs touch the floor.
4. Jackknife sit ups.
Lie down flat with your back on the floor. Place your hands on the ground to your sides for balance; you can pick them up as you get used to the movement. Simultaneously raise your knees and torso so that your knees and face meet on an imaginary line extending from your pelvis to the ceiling. You should be able to kiss your knees at the top of the motion. Your legs will naturally fold, bringing your feet towards your hips, much like a jackknife. Lie back down (i.e. "spread out") and repeat.
Start the push-up positions, except with your elbows and forearms on the floor. With your elbows and forearms resting on the ground, slowly moves your gluteus as high up into the air as possible. Your body will look like a mountain, with your gluteus being the peak. Slowly lower the gluteus back down into the starting position, being careful not to sag the back below the hips.
6. Static holds.
Put your body into the push-up position but with your elbows on the floor, and your whole body flat. This position is also known as the plank, and it trains your your abs. Hold this position for as long as possible.
Starters should be aiming to start off with at least 45 seconds, while professional ab workers are known to achieve over 5 minute static hold.
To perform the side static hold, roll onto one side of your body and lift into the same position as before. This time, only one arm will be on the ground, with the other arm pointed straight up the air and your non weight-bearing leg resting on your bottom leg. Once again, hold this for as long as possible.
In addition to the above, for you to have abs, you also need to:
Loose fat • Do cardiovascular workouts • Avoid late night meals • don't skip breakfast • Drink more water every day • Try eating lean protein in the morning • Lift weights • Control your stress & Get the right amount of sleep •
Good luck Guys!
By now you may be wondering: "how on Earth do I get his attention?” don't worry, I have 6 ways for you to catch his eye and make him wonder why he’s never noticed you before!
1. Firstly, you need to Fall in Love with yourself. Guys will always notice a girl who loves who she is and is proud of herself. If you appear to be happy with yourself and your life, then the guy will want to be part of it. If you look desperate to find a guy to make you feel complete, you will hardly attract any man that comes your way.
Do not to change who you are in order to impress a guy. Find someone who likes you for you, and if he doesn't then forget him!
2. Pick a Close Location
Let me be honest with you.. Admiring him from afar will not get you anywhere.
Despite the fact that your palms may get sweaty at the idea of sitting next to this guy during your next meeting, it’s definitely worth a try. Chances are you were sitting fairly close when you first spotted him, so moving a few seats over for a better and closer view, wont be a bad idea.
3. Dress to Impress him and also, Look good.
Before he can fall in love with your incredible personality, he is going to notice your appearance. This doesn’t mean you need to spend all your day making up, but a little extra effort can do you a lot of good.
Yes.. One more thing: Don't keep checking your reflection in a mirror or window whenever you're out. This will make guys think that you're very insecure about your looks. So, save the examination for the ladies room.
4. Make Accidental Eye Contacts.
If you're fortunate to see him at a party, you’re definitely lucky. You may start by making eye contact every once in a while from across the room. If it happens more than once, give an inviting smile. this will make him know you're approachable, and he will come over to find out who you are!
WARNING: Don't look desperate for attention. If he doesn't notice you right away, don't force it by awkwardly tapping him or winking at him. This will only push him away.
5. Have a relatable body language. Your body should say that you're confident and ready to talk to the guy. Keep your head raised and don't cross your arms over your chest. Avoid any distraction, while talking to him. Instead, lean in to hear the guy talk, and even give him a light touch on the arm if things are going well.
Once you're more comfortable, you can start flirting with the guy. Tease him a little bit, and let him tease you back. To spice things up, you can talk a bit more softly than usual. This will make him lean in to hear what you have to say.
6. Now that the guy has noticed you, you have to make sure that he wants to keep talking to you and appreciates the unique and amazing person that you really are.
Always be yourself, Be engaging, be fun to talk to, Show what makes you special, spend quality time with him.. If everything is going well between you both, then you should go beyond getting the guy to notice you.. get him to ask you out.
You can mention that you want to do something fun over the weekend but don't know what.. just don't be too obvious about it.
Now that the guy has noticed you, it's up to you to keep his attention. If you're true to yourself and stay fun and positive, he will definitely ask you out sooner than you expect.
With these tricks up your sleeves, getting guys to notice you wont be a problem.
Any other tips of your own? Drop your comment!
Enjoy this true life story of The Romantic First Kiss between me and my girlfriend.
My first Kiss went like this:
I stared into her beautiful brown eyes,
I could feel the blood rushing throughout my body.
And as I brushed the hair out of her face, I slowly moved my hand down her soft slender cheek, and as my skin touched hers, our hearts beat faster.
As she run her hands through my hair, I leaned towards her, and I breath in her.
And when our eyes closed, our lips met.
Honestly, our kiss was soft and wet, smooth and warm, sensuous and passionate.
The kiss hit our whole body like ocean waves. We both felt all our emotion at once.
It's a feeling that even words cannot describe.
As we pulled away, she looked into my eyes, and I looked into hers. We smiled realizing that was our first kiss. And believe me, it wasn't our last.. We're still kissing passionately till date.. :-)
And I can never forget that lovely day.
Every Woman wants to achieve a toned, flat tummy.. Many people think starving. themselves is the best way to get a flat tummy, but trust me, your results will only be temporary and you will feel frustrated sooner, which makes you much more likely to give up.
If you want a flat tummy, follow these 9 Simple Steps To Flatten Your Stomach.
1. Drink enough water. Drinking lots of water will help to flush toxins out of your system and keep your bowels moving. So, you need to replace all your regular beverages with water, especially soda and sugared drinks which are full of empty calories and will cause your stomach to swell up.
2. Avoid eating anything 2—3 Hours before sleep.
This is one important thing you must not ignore—if you want to achieve a flat stomach. Your body slows down when you sleep, which will prevent your body from digesting the food in your stomach properly.
You are also less active in the evenings and at night, which means that your body is more likely to store the calories you consume late at night as fat, rather than burning them as energy.
3. • Eat lots of lean protein. Beans, nuts, and lean meat are rather good for you as long as you do not eat the fat.
• Eat whole grains
• Eat low-fat dairy products
• Eat healthy fats. Eg: avocados, nuts and oil fish.. These can actually help you loose weight.
• Reduce your sodium intake. Sodium causes your body to retain water, which causes you to look bloated, especially around your abdominal region.
4. Exercise. Activities such as dancing, boxing, running, swimming, cycling, and walking at a good pace will all help burn fat. In fact, anything that brings your heart rate up will do the trick!
• You may also incorporate strength training to build muscle. Having more muscle will increase your metabolism, so you'll burn calories faster over time.
• Crunches work the upper abdomen, leg raises work the lower abdomen, and weight lifting also helps big time.
5. Eat less. One other good trick is to use smaller plates when you eat meals. That way, your plate will look like it's heaped with food, but you're actually eating less than you normally would.
6. Cut out sugar from your diet. Having less sugar in your system will help to lower your insulin levels.
Lower insulin levels equate to greater production of a hormone known as glucagon in your system.
Glucagon is a substance that allows glucose to be burned as energy, thus contributing to an incredibly flat stomach!
7. We Cut down on alcohol. Alcohol consumption also releases estrogen into the system, which is bad, because excess estrogen causes the body to retain weight.
8. VGet enough sleep so that you won't feel tired all the time. Studies have also shown that inadequate sleep can cause weight gain, so get yourself to bed!
In addition: Having adequate rest helps you to relieve stress. You will feel less likely to go on an eating spree.
9. Doctors, personal trainers and certified dietitians, can also help you in your quest to have a flat tummy. Going to see a personal trainer or a doctor can help greatly because they can give you a diet and exercise plan that will help you get to your desired weight. Working from their guidance is much easier than doing it alone.
On Friday June 18, all road led to Oriental hotel Victoria Island, Lagos venue of the 2017 edition of the African child prize award. The awardees were carefully selected due to Thier contribution to immense development of the African continent and were listed with all benefit into the United Nations Volunteers for Africa (UNVA), and rated under this category among African Union (AU) member States.
Among the recipient of the award were President adama Barrow of Gambia,Dr Oby ezekwesilli, her excellency deputy governor of Rivers state Mrs ipalibo banigo, Francis Agoda a.k.a I Go Dye and others
The high point of the event was when IGo Dye dedicated his award to the Nigerian army he said
“I thank God almighty for this honour and also say a big thank you to all those that voted and made it possible for me to be selected. Honestly the true value of the world is built on the standard of the child and we all should make sacrifices to make the child ,safe, happy and loved. I dedicate this award to the Nigerian army, and military forces ,for giving some much to protect and bring some of the chibok girls, and to the many others that lost their lives in the war against terrorism, I say you are the true heroes of the African child. May God bless you all.
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10. Graziano Pelle (£13m, Southampton to Shandong Luneng in 2016)
Many a footballer has been tempted to China by one thing in particular. Ask Ezequiel Lavezzi, Carlos Tevez, Oscar, Hulk, Axel Witsel and numerous other players why they have taken the brave step from Europe to the Far East, and the answer is almost unequivocal.
“I came here for the project,” they will say at their first press conference. “I want to help increase the popularity of the sport in this country,” others will claim. Such statements are as transparent as the windows in their new mansion.
When the same question was delivered to Graziano Pelle, he aimed for the stands instead of playing a straight bat. “Obviously I would never have come here if it wasn’t for all that money,” he said after leaving Southampton for Shandong Luneng in 2016. The striker more than quadrupled his wages just four days before his 31st birthday. Lovely present.
9. Medhi Benatia (£14.8m, Bayern Munich to Juventus in 2017)
Those who doubt the veracity of the Fountain of Youth have never been to Turin. Juventus fielded three central defenders in the Champions League final earlier this month aged 36, 32 and 30. Gianluigi Buffon is 39 and going strong. Dani Alves is 34 and still courted by Europe’s elite.
Medhi Benatia was an unused substitute for that defeat to Real Madrid in Cardiff, and is the Italian side’s veritable youngster. Max Allegri signed the Moroccan on loan from Bayern Munich in summer 2016 before making the move permanent 12 months later. The 30-year-old started just 17 games in all competitions last season, and could feature even less often if youngster Daniele Rugani’s development is justifiably prioritised. He’s not a bad option to have in reserve, mind.
8. Angelo Peruzzi (£15.7m, Inter to Lazio in 2000)
Countless Italian goalkeepers have been lost in the evergreen shadow of Gianluigi Buffon. Gianluca Pagliuca, Francesco Toldo and Christian Abbiati have all enjoyed accomplished careers, but they would have been remembered more fondly without the magic Gigi making each look like Massimo Taibi in comparison. That’s a touch strong, but still.
Chief among those eclipsed by the Juventus legend is a man who achieved more, at least in terms of trophies won. Both can boast a full sweep on the domestic scene and a World Cup winner’s medal, but only Peruzzi has a Champions League title to his name. He claimed Europe’s premier trophy in 1996 before leaving for Inter in 1999, then Lazio a year later at 30.
Buffon may have displaced Peruzzi at both club and international level, but Superman must envy his elder’s achievements. And yet Peruzzi was still not named on our list of the top ten goalkeepers from the 1990s.
7. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (£15.7m, Milan to PSG in 2012)
When Zlatan Ibrahimovic left Paris Saint-Germain in 2016, he claimed that he had arrived as ‘a king’ and departed as ‘a legend’. The Swede became the club’s record goalscorer in four whirlwind years; it was hardly one of his more outlandish statements.
The striker has won trophies at every club he has graced, but he developed a particular taste for silver upon his move to the French capital. Ibrahimovic won an average of three trophies a season at PSG, and his only two placings in the voting for the Ballon d’Or came in France. He finished 10th in 2012, then fourth a year later. That the finest years of his career came at the Parc des Princes is almost fitting. His £15.7m fee as a 30-year-old in 2012 exceeded the £12m Juventus paid to sign him from Ajax as a 22-year-old in 2004.
6. Jeremy Mathieu (£15.8m, Valencia to Barcelona in 2014)
“It’s not good to pick on single players after a defeat. It’s a defeat for the whole team, starting with the coach,” said Luis Enrique after Barcelona were swept aside by Juventus in the Champions League quarter-final first leg in April. It was an honest but flawed assessment, considering Jeremy Mathieu was substituted at half-time. The Frenchman has not featured since.
Mathieu was never a popular signing due to his advancing years. He was 30 when Barcelona spent a not-inconsiderable £15.8m on him in 2014, handing him a four-year contract. The 33-year-old was not as disastrous a purchase as Dmytro ‘ctrl + c, ctrl + v’ Chygrynskiy, but he will not go down in Nou Camp folklore when he he surely leaves this summer.
5. Claude Makelele (£16m, Real Madrid to Chelsea in 2003)
There are few things better in the world of football than a complete lack of perspective. Which brings us to Les Ferdinand, who remarked in 2014 that “the worst thing that happened in this league was Claude Makelele”.
Of course, the then-Tottenham coach’s actual complaint lay mainly in the advent of the holding midfielder, not in Makelele himself. Ferdinand would add that both Chris Ramsey and Tim Sherwood “agreed” with him regarding the issue, which just feels right.
One thing is for sure: Makelele spent five years in England, but forced many to change their tactical outlooks. Of the many players Chelsea have signed since the billions of Roman Abramovich first adorned the Stamford Bridge halls, the Frenchman might well be one of the most important.
4. Claudio Bravo (£17m, Barcelona to Manchester City in 2016)
Pep Guardiola is many things: A revolutionary manager; an accomplished former player; bald. But for all the Spaniard’s numerous achievements, his transfer record is more than a little patchy.
The aforementioned Chygrynskiy was often thought to be his very worst purchase ever, the little-known centre-half arriving from Shakhtar Donetsk for £21.6m in 2009 before returning to the same club less than 12 months later for £12.4m.
Claudio Bravo might have just finally edged out the Ukrainian. The Chilean was already 33 when Guardiola spent a whopping £17m to bring him to Manchester City last summer, meaning Bravo is the only player to appear in a list of the ten most expensive goalkeepers of all time twice. He was supposed to embody the new manager’s ethos of building from the back, but infamously embarked on a run of games without making a single save before losing his place to bloody Willy Caballero. That Guardiola saw fit to spent £34.9m on Ederson less than a year after Bravo’s arrival tells its own story.
3. Samuel Eto’o (£22m, Inter to Anzhi in 2011)
Back in February 2014, Jose Mourinho was left frustrated after a secret recording emerged of him criticising his Chelsea strikers. The Portuguese questioned the standard of Fernando Torres and Demba Ba, who had at that point scored a combined 11 goals in 44 appearances. Then Mourinho turned his attention to forward number three:
“I have Eto’o, but he is 32 years old, maybe 35, I don’t know,” said the manager, charming as ever.
Eto’o’s response was simple: He scored on his next Premier League start against Tottenham, and proceeded to celebrate by limping towards the corner flag, holding his back and grimacing. He would brand Mourinho a “fool” for calling him an “old man” when his contract at Stamford Bridge expired that summer.
If Mourinho thought Eto’o was an “old man” at 33, one can only wonder what he thought when Anzhi Makhachkala spent a whopping £22m – plus a weekly wage of £350,000 – on the Cameroonian two years before. The return? Thirty-six goals in 73 games, with billionaire Suleyman Kerimov eventually cutting the club’s budget by two-thirds in summer 2013 due to a lack of success. Eto’o was one of 21 players sold in that transfer window.
2. Gabriel Batistuta (£23.5m, Fiorentina to Roma in 2000)
Bravo is the most expensive 33-year-old in history; Angel Gabriel holds the crown for those aged 31. And the regal vocabulary is no coincidence, for he is rightfully considered royalty at home and in Italy.
Batistuta emerged in his native Argentina as a talented forward, taking in the biggest names of his home country in his earlier years. He started at Newell’s before moving on to River Plate and then Boca Juniors. By 1991, the forward had earned a transfer that would come to define his career.
The Argentine spent nine years at Fiorentina, rejecting overtures from Manchester United and Liverpool, helping them return to Serie A after their relegation in 1993, and establishing himself as a club legend. The icon had earned enough credit by 2000 to leave for Italian rivals Roma for £23.5m to capture an elusive top-flight title. He was the club’s top scorer with 20 goals as they finished two points clear of Juventus in his first season.
1. Diego Milito (£24.7m, Genoa to Inter in 2009)
If Ronaldo does leave Real this summer, he will dethrone Diego Milito as the most expensive player aged 30 or over. The two already share more than one thing in common: the Portuguese became the first player since Milito to score two goals in a Champions League final earlier this month.
It just so happens that Jose Mourinho, the man who would be welcoming Ronaldo back to Old Trafford, sanctioned the deal to sign Milito, who had only turned 30 weeks earlier, for Inter Milan in 2009. The Argentinean scored 24 goals in the 2008/09 Serie A season for Genoa, finishing just one short of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. And with the latter departing for Barcelona, Mourinho had to source a replacement.
In came Milito – ‘The Prince’ – and despite initial reservations over both his price and age, the rest is history. He netted 30 times in 52 games as Inter and Mourinho sealed a memorable treble, with Milito crowning a historic personal season with two goals against Bayern Munich in Madrid.