exercise

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 targeted 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

It is true, there is no benefit in being fat or obese

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Last Saturday, after reading the article in The Star by Tee Lin Say on “No Benefit in Being Fat“- Weight Gain Simply Drags a Person Down No matter what, I had wanted to write further about that. When I went online to search for the article so that I could link back to it, I [...]

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 [...]

Cold flare ups and pressure in the inner ear

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Health Symptom posted by someone: Does anyone know anything about ear problems? My mom has suffered for a month and was not getting better. She has had cold after cold and the pressure is still in her ear. The doctors have given her antibotics,and there is still no improvement. It is driving her nuts it feels like she’s [...]

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 [...]