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Fitness Girls:Reasons Why Nigerian Ladies Don’t Workout- Doksblog

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Fitness girls? Personally, I love girls that workout or exercise at least during weekends. Honestly, their courage and physique, as for me, is appealing especially here in Nigeria. Unfortunately, not all Nigerian ladies or girls can engage in workout or exercise.

However, are there reasons why Nigerian ladies don’t workout?For healthy living, the importance of physical exercise to everyone’s live cannot be overemphasised. There are countless researches, blogs and articles that proved the importance of physical fitness.

Health care providers across all cultures, even movies we do watch encourage physical exercise. Yet only a handful of ladies in Nigeria have ever had a workout session either at home or at the gym centres.

Even among those handfuls who have ever worked out, only a fraction of them have a physical exercise routine that enables them workout regularly. Yet they never fail to grab any opportunity to drink juice, soft drinks, eat fried rice, chicken and other junk calories “like tomorrow no dey.”

Honestly, if you’ve ever taken any Nigeria girl or lady out, you’ll probably understand the information I’m trying to pass across. Mind you, I’m not trying to say that there are not Nigerian ladies that are sensitive over what they eat, but majority don’t consider it.

Actually, the results of these bad habits or lifestyles are there for all to see, as by the time they are approaching 25 years, they are already struggling with weight issues coupled with other health challenges such as ulcer.

They always have to wear too-tight and uncomfortable clothes in order to hold their fatty or jiggling thighs and asses in place. Some will almost starve themselves to death to have a nice physique and decently shaped tommy. But they forgot that starving can equally lead to ulcer.

For those in relationship, when their boyfriends notice such development and health challenges, they start to withdraw from the relationship which may lead to breakup if common sense didn’t reign between them.

Unfortunately, when they get married or perhaps have their first baby, they can’t manage the fat anymore. They have fattened up so much that their husbands find it so difficult to spend quality time with them. They have lost the aesthetic value of a true African queen.

However, all these self-impose embarrassment can be avoided by CONSISTENTLY working out or exercising for some hours a week. But if I may ask; what are the reasons why Nigerian ladies don’t workout?

Fitness Girls: Reasons Why Nigerian Ladies Don’t Workout

  1. Lack Of Exposure:
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    {Fitness girls}A lady exercising

    There is no doubt that lack of exposure might be a contributing factor to limited exercising time among Nigerian ladies. I had a female friend while in the university, she doesn’t fancy anything exercise at all.

But after finishing her undergraduate studies here in Nigeria and went to Italy for her masters, I was surprised to see Nkechi on Facebook exercising with friends.

I personally understood that, it was a very big deal for her to exercise here reason because she rarely finds it common among her peers while studying in Nigeria.

  1. Nobody To Motivate Them:
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    Female_Friends_Portrait.jpg

    Second to exposure is lack of motivation among Nigerian ladies. It will not be surprising that among some sorority of Nigerian ladies, you may find none that make out time to workout or exercise.

The sole reason behind this is that, there is no one or friend to motivate and hold them accountable for their fitness routine.

  1. Sedentary Lifestyle:
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    A lady doing eye-makeup

    One Nigerian President once said that “Nigerian youths are lazy.” Although, I personally didn’t support such notion but when considered in the other perspective, it seems true.

Some Nigerian ladies don’t like to stress themselves. They find it so difficult to walk to a nearby shop, market or destination rather they chose to move with Keke or bike.

But many of them can spend several hours surfing Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Whatsapping, but will not make out even an hour to exercise or even run.

  1. Cultural Barrier:
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    Yes, cultural barrier is another contributing factor. It’s obvious that ladies or girls from southern part of Nigeria can workout without thinking twice or without being perceived as “loosed babes” than their counterpart from the Northern part.

Majority of Nigerian northern ladies are not encouraged by their environment to exercise, especially publicly and this has its negative impact on them.

  1. Lack Of Finance:
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    Actually, finance cannot be considered a key factor but it has a role to play as well. This is especially for those ladies that their environment doesn’t encourage public workout.

Meanwhile, for the fact that there is some economic quake in the country, many people are struggling with their finances, the last thing that will come to the mind of any Nigerian lady is go for registration in the gym centre.

Hence, the very opportunity to exercise, workout and remain fit will definitely be hampered.

Fitness girls? Finally, you can equally drop your reasons why Nigerian ladies don’t workout on the comment box below. Also, do you want to become one of the “fitness girls” in town?………

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Imo Youths Kill Man In Anara Market Caught With Mkpuru Mmiri -Doksblog

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Some angry youths have reportedly beaten one 27 year-old Darlington Ugboaja to death at Anara market in Imo state, after a local drug, Methamphetamine, better known as Mkpuru Mmiri, was found on him.

According to Punch, Ugboaja’s killing has caused panic in the market as traders shut their stalls out of fear of a reprisal attack from the victim’s kinsmen.

The mob reportedly searched him, found the substance on him and tied his hands to an electric pole.

The source said, “They saw him coming out from a bunk were drugs are sold. They suspected he had Mkpurummiri in his possession. They quickly searched him and found the substance. They immediately tired his hands on an electric pole and started beating him.

“He lost consciousness and he was rushed to Anara Health Centre but unfortunately there was no doctor on duty. They rushed him to another hospital at Umunachi where he was pronounced dead. ”

Lately, the distribution of the substance has raised eyebrows in the southeast, with many youths getting addicted.

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Chewing Gum Benefits You Should Know By Now

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chewing gum benefits? Have you ever wonder why people, especially ladies and sports people, chew gum? Have you considered any benefit(s) one can derive chewing gum?

Well, chewing gum has been with us since the Stone Age as it has been around for centuries now (the ancient civilizations like Aztec talk about chewing gums).

Over the years, there has been a lot of curiosity as to whether chewing gum is good for the body or if we should stay away from it.

This curiosity has led to studies to see what effects chewing gums have.

As early as in 1939, Leta Hollingsworth did some detailed studies and came up with linkages between chewing gum and cognitive functions.

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From helping with hunger management, memory alertness, improved learning and anxiety, chewing gum does have health benefits on the body. Below are some benefits of chewing gum according to Lybrate and Healthline.

Chewing Gum Benefits You Should Know By Now

MASTICATION-INDUCED AROUSAL

Mastication which is chewing in layman terms helps with the production of certain chemicals in the brain that promotes blood flow and improves performance.

There have been studies that confirm improved performance if the gum is chewed before a test although it has no significant result if chewed during the test.

REDUCED CORTISOL LEVELS

People who chew gum have been found to handle anxiety and depression better as gum has been shown to stimulate the ventral part of the prefrontal cortex, which is responsible for causing depression.

Studies have actually shown a relationship between chewing gum and improved focus, productivity, efficiency and improved professionalism.

a survey was conducted at the end of the day, gum chewers reported higher levels of happiness being at the job with reduced fatigue and stress.

INCREASE SALIVA FLOW

Chewing gum after a meal increases saliva flow. This helps wash away harmful sugars and food debris, both of which feed bacteria in your mouth.

Chewing sugar-free gum after a meal could help keep your teeth healthy and prevent bad breath.

PREVENTS EAR INFECTIONS IN CHILDREN

Some studies have suggested that gum containing xylitol could prevent middle ear infections in children.

HELPS WITH LOSING WEIGHT

I think, this to be one of the reasons athletes like chewing gum.

Chewing gum could be a helpful tool for those trying to slim down. One study even found that people who chewed gum were less likely to snack on healthy snacks.

HELPS YOUR GUT RECOVER AFTER SURGERY

Studies have shown that chewing gum after an operation could speed up recovery time.

With that said, it is important to note that the sort of gum you are chewing decides the effect it has. The texture, flavour and density are some of the parameters that need to be considered also.

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Peeing After Sex:5 Things Ladies Shouldn’t Do After Sex

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Peeing after sex? Sex is an enjoyable activity and the best form of intimacy a couple can have in their relationship. While there are many tips on tricks on how to be more intimate with your partner, there are other health factors to be considered after sexual activity.

It is important to take the proper steps some point after intimacy to make sure you’re protecting yourself and the person you are involved with.

Although it is important to take care of your reproductive health, but endeavour not to involve yourself in these acts.

Peeing After Sex:5 Things Ladies Shouldn’t Do After Sex

Peeing After Sex Or Rush To The Bathroom

It is true that easing yourself after sex can help clear the urethral tract of any bacteria introduced during sex that can lead to painful UTIs, but you don’t need to do it right away and ruin the moment.

Sleeping In Lingerie

After sex, your skin tends to be warm and damp, thanks to perspiration, vaginal secretions, and semen. Sleeping in your underwear traps the moisture and you run the risk of a yeast infection.

Use Wet Wipes

If you’re sensitive to chemicals like alcohol, glycerin, scents, and certain oils, using a flushable wet wipe after sex can cause irritation since you’re more susceptible to skin issues after-intercourse

Wash Your Vagina With Soap

You might be tempted to cleanse your private area with soap but the truth is vaginas are self-cleaning organs, there is simply no need for you to use soaps or detergents in your privates. Clean warm water should be enough and preferred to dispel any lubricants or fluids.

Shave Right After Sex

You’re more likely to develop irritation if you shave right after sexual intercourse, this is because during sex women experience an increased blood flow to the genital area making them really sensitive.

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