Anti Smoking Efforts Often Fall Short: Seven out of 10 smokers say they’d like to quit, and many may already be struggling to stick to their resolution to make 2012 a smoke-free year. If quitting were easy, after all, chances are good that nearly 20% of adults wouldn’t still be smokers, a figure that hasn’t budged much in several years.
Smoking is such a familiar health hazard that some experts say it doesn’t get the attention it deserves; the focus is often on other lifestyle-related conditions, especially obesity. But smoking is still the No. 1 cause of preventable death in this country. Nearly half a million people die prematurely because of smoking-related illnesses, including lung cancer, heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Siliana Gaspard is a top bikini national competitor. Born in Sofia, Bulgaria, she currently resides in Houston, TX, US. She is a mother to an eighteen months old boy. She has lately won the following competitions:
– 2011 NPC Texas State Championships Rank 1st
– 2011 IFBB North American Championships Rank 3rd
– 2011 NPC Europa Super Show, Dallas Rank 1st
– 2011 NPC Branch Warren Classic Rank 2nd
Siliana was recently interviewed by Women Fitness. Here are experts from her interview for benefits of our readers.
About her well-toned figure and related achievements, this is what Siliana had to say, “It’s just a lot of hard work and commitment, in the gym and for your diet. After the birth of my son, I wanted to challenge myself.” On her lifestyle routine in terms of diet & exercise she goes to add “Luckily I am self-employed, so the stress of work depends on me. I do some modelling too, but people are always nice in that industry. I follow a more Mediterranean diet because of my culture, and it works to keep me healthy.”
She comments on how to balance between work and family “Most women have kids or full time jobs. The key is scheduling. Find a time that works for you, either in the morning or afternoon, evening, and just stick with it no matter what. Don’t make excuses” She further adds “I try to stay away from synthetic products.”
She says on her journey as a fitness model/ bikini competitor “I actually just started training to be a bikini competitor since May/June. I played tennis the majority of my life. My role model has always been my mother because she is the strongest woman I know.”
When asked why she loves Womenfitness.net, She enthusiastically said “Wow! Because it is just for women!”
Women Fitness Team thanks her for the valuable time she gave for the interview.
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