Exercising

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Why night owls should transition to become early birds/riser

Night owl vs early bird

Are you a night owl or early bird? This article is meant for an night owl, written by a night owl. I would talk about my experience and why I feel that transitioning to an early bird would ultimately benefit you the most. Most research have pointed out that being an early bird would help [...]

How listening to songs messes with your mind and emotion

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I am not anti into listening to songs or music. The purpose of this article is not to persuade you to stop listening to music but to be more conscious when you are listening to be aware of the possible subtle messages that you are absorbing. In fact, I grew up listening to songs like rock [...]

True Fitness Closed Down in Malaysia

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It came to a shock that True Fitness gym chain suddenly ceased all its operations in Malaysia and Thailand. Basically the gym chain just shut down without prior notification to their members and even their staff. All along, I have always disagreed with True Fitness’s business model. From the time True Fitness started operating in Malaysia, [...]

No energy for cardio workouts? Try this…

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If you find that you have no energy to exercise, especially in the morning, you can start with just light cardio like bicycling, walking on the treadmill or doing the cross trainer at low effort level. Once your muscles are warmed up sufficiently, try a few exercises that is targetted at your core muscles like [...]

Should I exercise if I have muscle pull/pain?

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The answer to this is it depends on the level of pain you are experiencing. You also need to rule out that it is really a muscle pull and not something serious like a bone fracture, muscle tears or tendon injury. Normally muscle pull occurs on the lower part of our body- anywhere from the [...]

Guide to Strength Training by NSCA

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What do you do if you want to learn more about strength or weight training on your own? Today, many people refer to online resources like YouTube whereby many so called ‘experts’ would you how to lift weights. However, we may not be able to know their credentials for sure. If you want to learn [...]

Simple exercise to release back tension

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Here’s a simple exercise that can help release the tension on your back. If you have a bent or hunched back, repeated doing the exercise may help to release pressure and the stress on your back. This exercise is inexpensive and you only use your own body weight. What’s the exercise, well, it’s just hanging [...]

Exercise pedal or portable mini exercise bike- can you lose weight on those?

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I have purchased a mini portable exercise pedal which comes with the bare essentials of an exercise bike- with only the bicycle pedals and adjustable nobs to change the resistance. The equipment is very portable- you can just take it up and carry from place to place…put it under your desk or while reading a [...]

Tips for Trail Runners/ Mountain Running

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For those who like to run in natural routes- jungles, hills, mountains, small villages, Jonathan Wyatt, a 8 times World Mountain Grand Prix champion has to share: 1. Shoes- trail/ off-road shoes instead of running shoes are more suitable for trail running compared to the normal running shoes because on uneven ground, it allows the [...]