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The following is based on an inspiring account, being circulated in Facebook. A person by the name Chuah Chong Yi, had suffered a back injury in 2001 during rock climbing where he fell 2m flat on his back. In 2009, his left knee developed neurological spasm which would wake him up. He saw a video in Mandarin that was [...]

Of course, being physically active is better than being sedentary and not moving. Ladies, especially those who consider themselves active because: they go to the market every morning they spend the entire day cleaning up the home and doing housework they pick up after their hyperactive young kids Is there a need for structural workout if [...]

As mentioned in my previous post, I started suffering from lower back discomfort since the last few weeks. I started looking around for more cost effective as I realise that many of my readers out there would be in similar situation- external treatment (like massage, accupressure) works but we would not be able to afford [...]

If you find yourself suffering from knee pain after exercise, it could be due to something obvious like below or it could mean something more. Before you begin your cardio like running or aerobic exercise, you need to warm up by doing very light aerobic exercises to warm up the muscles. Then you can follow by [...]

This is continuation from a previous published post on How to Overcome Shoulder & Lower Back Soreness When Travelling . 4.  Shoulder stretch- very good to relief tension in the shoulders and back area. I always do this exercise. (click HERE to view the picture from another site) It gets more effective when done with a [...]

Lower back pain/ soreness is quite common during travelling especially if the traveller does a lot of walking, carting their heavy backpacks with them. It brings a lot of discomfort as the muscle soreness prevents a good night's sleep, decrease enjoyment and may slow down the travel. Most of the time, travellers who want a [...]

When doing body weight exercises, how do you perform them? Do you utilize the muscles on your glutes, legs and arms (biceps, triceps) or do you engage your core muscles? It is important that you train and develop your core before doing intensive body work exercise like leg pulls and chin ups. If you have [...]

Once, I tried to be a hero and attempted to carry a heavy box containing lots of documents. The box was very heavy-  and at a sudden jerk movement, I lifted the box up- without following the normal precautions like bending my knees or lifting it gradually. Immediately, I felt a slight discomfort on my lower [...]

You are an avid exerciser because you know about the benefits of staying physically active. You visited the gym frequently and even go for tennis and futsall sessions with your pals. You do everything right as prescribed by the professionals: you do your cardio, weight lifting (and have those lean muscles to show) as well [...]

Lower back pain is one of the most common ailment faced by people from all walks of life and work occupation. If you suffer from severe lower back pain to the extend that you are unable to walk or move, please consult a physican to rule out any spine injuries, slipped disk or herniated disk. [...]




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