Resources

My experience with Western doctors that made me explore alternatives towards my health issues

doctor1 300x169 - My experience with Western doctors that made me explore alternatives towards my health issues

I would like to clarify that I am not saying Western treatment is bad. But I just wish to share some of my experience in seeking treatment and the attitude of some of the doctors that had made me explored alternative treatments. Include the doctor who tried to preach religion to me, another who dismissed my symptoms and another who asked me to go back each month to get my eyes checked (costing few hundred bucks each time) just because my mom had eye condition.

Calories in food by KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken)

kfc takeawaymenu 233x300 - Calories in food by KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken)

Here are the calories content of the food. Some of the restaurants in KFC would display this table. Fried chicken (original flavor) per piece: Energy/ Tenaga (kcal) Carbohydrate (Karbohidrat) (g) Protein (g) Fat/ Lemak (g) Salt/ Garam (g) Drumstick 160 7 16 8 0.33 Thigh (Peha) 287 11 8 15 6 Ribs (Rusuk) 275 8 [...]

True Fitness Closed Down in Malaysia

bad no good 291x300 - True Fitness Closed Down in Malaysia

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, [...]

Not enough time to exercise? Cut down those TV hours

watchtv 300x169 - Not enough time to exercise? Cut down those TV hours

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 [...]

Lap Chun – day where chi on earth is the strongest

qigong 300x199 - Lap Chun - day where chi on earth is the strongest

Lap chun falls on a specific date during each Chinese New Year. During this time, chi/ qi energy from earth is said to be at its strongest. This is demonstrated by the fact that even uncooked eggs can stand up by itself- and I could see a few updates by friends with real photos of [...]

Benefits and sample exercises using the rebounder

TrampolineorRebounder 224x300 - Benefits and sample exercises using the rebounder

Was doing some research over at YouTube on benefits  and sample of exercises using the rebounder (since I have recently bought the Reebok trampoline from Fitness concept for RM280). The main reason I bought is because it’s relatively inexpensive and according to my friend who is a yoga instructor- there’s virtually no impact on the joints [...]

Download Exercise Videos from YouTube as part of your home exercising program

youtube newpolicy 300x300 - Download Exercise Videos from YouTube as part of your home exercising program

In order to maintain our fitness level and muscle mass, we would need to create a systematic exercise program for ourself. Different people get motivated differently: going for classes to keep in shape- for example dancing and yoga classes sports with friends and clubs, eg play football during weekend going for hiking or runs in the [...]

Reflexology Chart of Various Parts of the Feet

FeetReflexology 300x225 - Reflexology Chart of Various Parts of the Feet

Here are diagrams of the corresponding organs with the areas of the feet. I have taken these pictures from a healer in Thailand- you can enlarge the picture by clicking on to it. Each section on our feet- from the side, top to bottom corresponds to certain parts of our organs. Of course, sometimes pain [...]

Blood Pressure Table for Children & Adults

Blood Pressure

Blood pressure indicates the force of circulating blood in your vessels. The standard normal measurement for adults is 120/80 whereby: 120 is the systolic pressure (blood pressure when the heart beats) 80 is the diastolic pressure (blood pressure between heartbeats). Blood pressure for Adults Category Systolic (mmHg) Diastolic (mmHg) Hypotension < 90 > 60 Normal [...]

Determining Optimal Body Mass Index (BMI)

scale bmi 300x199 - Determining Optimal Body Mass Index (BMI)

The Body Mass Index (BMI) chart below only provide a rough idea of whether our weight, in proportion of our height falls under underweight, normal, overweight or obese category. Reading differs from one place to another. For example, in some countries, BMI of over 32 is considered obese. Body Mass Index Table Height (cm) Underweight BMI: [...]