Exercising

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Exercise at home with Leslie Sansone- very enjoyable

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In order to sustain the motivation to exercise day after day, the exercise needed to be enjoyable, easy to follow and motivational. If you find that you are not having any motivation to exercise or do not enjoy intense exercise or following too many steps, here’s a good exercise you can follow: From YouTube, I [...]

Quit the gym and exercise alongside nature

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Going to the gym had given me no more joy, and it had become a chore. Perhaps it is now internally I had gone more quiet and hence I find the loud music too jarring for my ears. Instead I prefer the quiet nature of the soft breeze, sunset and happy kids playing along the [...]

Overcome your fears that stop you from exercising

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We may have some experiences or injuries that you have sustained from a certain activity that made us give up our favourite exercise or sports. Bad experiences should not be a deterrent to us towards leading a more healthy lifestyle. If fact, once we work on the fear and overcome it, it will not longer [...]

Should I set up a home gym or join a gym?

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Once during the H1N1 outbreak, a local sports equipment store have gotten very creative- in their advertisement, not only that the offer tips to counter H1N1, but they’ve use this as an opportunity to promote home gyms. In fact, I’ve noticed that the company had really gotten really creative in their advertisements. Gym memberships are [...]

Between knee damage and organ damage…which one is worse?

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When we are overweight, we would tend to develop knee and lower bsck issues. The more overweight we are, the more pain and discomfort we may feel. It is no wonder that the pain itself becomes a deterrent for us to begin an exercise program…..especially those of more intensive nature. The fitter we are, the [...]

Exercising outdoors vs in the gym

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When selecting the place to exercise, which is better:  To exercise in the outdoors/park or in the gym? There are advantages and disadvantages of each depending on your personality type. As part of gym membership, you would usually are entitled for some free classes. For those who enjoy socialising plus the beat and being pushed [...]

Stress and emotional fix using exercise

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The March 2013 edition of Runners World magazine written by editor-in-chief David Willey was inspiring. He had intended to go for a swim that day but ran out of ideas. Eventually he went for a good 21 minute run- he was having a stressed up day and was out of idea to write the Editor’s [...]

Why Active People like Runners Get Blood Clots

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It does not make sense to many as to why active people like runners and those who participate in marathons can get blood clots. These have been observed prior to these people developing blood clots: they have been immobile for hours- usually during long flights or road journeys- related to lack of circulation they have been [...]

Not enough time to exercise? Cut down those TV hours

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We often say that we do not have enough time to exercise. But the fact is…..we have the tendency to spend lots of time on unproductive time drainers such as watching TV, videos on YouTube or Netflix, playing video games, attending social gatherings so that we can upload the photos into Facebook……and the list goes [...]

Keeping fit the Lion Dance way

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Chinese worldwide are celebrating the Chinese New Year which would end tomorrow, on the 15th day or the full moon of the Lunar Calendar. In Asian countries, it is very common to see Lion Dance performance throughout the 15 days of Chinese New Year. You would see agile youths, jumping, performing stunts and movements that [...]