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Video of Simple movements to relief backpain and spinal discomfort

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 [...]

Is doing housework the same as structured workouts?

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 [...]

Effective and simple exercises to ease lower back pain

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 [...]

Why Do I Get Knee Pain after Exercise?

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. 1. Insufficient warm up or cool down during exercise Before you begin your cardio like running or aerobic exercise, you need to warm up by doing very light aerobic exercises to [...]

More exercises to relieve stiff shoulders and lower back

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 [...]

How to Overcome Shoulder & Lower Back Soreness When Travelling

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 [...]

Wrist Pain Could Be Due Shoulder Injury

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 [...]