Every so often, particularly on Fridays, I like to post on a subject that is a bit odd and this one really caught my attention. Don't ask me how I found it, I really can't remember how I stumbled on it.
Nikkan Spa, an online Japanese "magazine", published an article on a weight loss regime that may raise a few eyebrows and, if valid, may prove that our parents were wrong all along. Other than side effects which may include blindness and hairy palms, this drug-free regime could well be the weight loss miracle that men, in particular, have longed for.
He set himself a target of three times a day, once in the morning, once in the company bathroom during lunch break and once at night before going to bed. He notes that since he does not have a girlfriend, the secret of success is to "pound at any time". Let's just hope that the men's washroom at his place of work is a "one-holer" so that he's not sharing his new hobby with the guy one stall over.
Over the two month period, Mr. Ito was able to lose 4 kilograms (10 pounds). Not only that, with his increased sperm production, his "tone is good all the time"!
Here's the unique and quite frightening artwork that accompanied the news item:
Just in case you were curious, here's the Google Translation of the article showing the prolific use of "Japlish", that unique combination of Japanese and English:
I have only one comment on this story that may throw Mr. Ito's observations into the trash bin; if this technique were truly valid, we definitely would not find that one in three teenage males in the United States was overweight!
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