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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 [...]

Exercise motivation in the gym for the overweight

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There is a guy (on the obese side) who I sometimes bump into at some yoga based classes. When I randomly go for a class on weekday and a Saturday, he was in my class. He has been dilligently doing his best for the past month or so- and I sincerely hope he would stay on the program [...]

Why I chose to rejoin the gym again… for the third time

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Recently I’ve rejoined the gym after quiting it for almost a year. And this makes it my third time of joining, quiting, joining, quiting and now joining back. Until I am starting to feel a little silly at times because when I dropped up, I was able to write articles about why I’ve chosen to [...]

Benefits and sample exercises using the rebounder

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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 [...]

Why am I gaining weight after quiting the gym?

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Many people who quit the gym ended up gaining weight. That probably become a reason why they are afraid to quit the gym- and continue to pay the membership fees….but hardly going at all. Thus there is the guilt and self-directed anger (hating oneself for finding all types of flimsy execuses just to miss gym) [...]

Thought of quiting the gym?

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I was forcing myself to go to the gym for more than half a year before I decide to do myself a favor and terminate the membership.  Before this, all this while, I’ve always been a fan of gym- because it provides the equipment and push that I had thought I otherwise needed to keep my weight [...]

If you quit the gym does not mean you would drop out from exercise

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Most of the time, if we are used to paying for gym memberships fear to quit it because we may be worried that it would make us put on heaps of weight. Vision the fat growing out of control haunts us- and we remain helpless. So we become afraid of ending the gym because we have no confidence that we [...]

Stress and weight gain

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Some people lose weight when they are stressed. But for most of us, we tend to gain weight easily when we are stressed up, depressed or going through some difficult situation. It is very real- and most people may not believe the emotional connection to stress- but our emotions does influence weight gain. When we [...]

Quit the Gym and Set Up Own Home Gym?

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Recently, I sat down and calculated my monthly commitments and finances. And I made the decision that the gym membership had to go. Every month, to pay the amount and hardly visiting the gym (because I have been either too busy or tired- yep I know, the usual excuses :) )- makes it impractical to [...]