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Diseases You Can Battle with Fitness

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Through MSN, I’ve discovered an interesting site parade.com A slide that they’ve featured caught my eye because I believe it provides valuable information: 4 Diseases You Can Fight with Fitness by Michael O’Shea. 1. Heart Disease The article mentioned that regular exercise lowers blood pressure and reduce cholesterol. Heart attack can really be a silent [...]

Be the master of your own moods instead being a slave to them

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Moods are just part of our emotions. Sometimes we feel happy, sad, bored, lonely, angry, etc. Our mood rise and fall, come and go. If we ignore them, they would not have the power to affect us. It is only when we associate the mood and grasp on to the feeling of the moment, and [...]

Why Clutter can make you Stuck and unable to move forward in life

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When you wonder why you feel stuck, things are not moving towards the direction you want….or you feel tired and lethargic …..or perhaps you don’t seems to know what you want…..try clearing the clutter around you. ‘Yeah, right! That’s easy for you to say. Cleaning up drains me and it gives me horrible sinuses!. Well, [...]

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 [...]

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 back 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 [...]

Origin Point Medicine treatment to reduce pain in Ipoh, Perak

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Update @ August 2013- The actual name is call Origin Point Medicine/therapy invented by Dr Chang Chao Han from Taiwan. I came across this couple who operated out of their own home to treat pain using traditional method which is translated as “ancient point source treatment method” 原始点疗法.  The couple does not charge any fees [...]

Losing weight without a gym membership- some success stories

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I want to share with you a few inspiring stories of friends I knew who managed to lose weight. The methods they use are simple but works for them. We all know that the tried and tested method of Weight loss = calorie output > calorie intake. There are many exercise and diet plans out [...]

What to do if you feel constant hunger/food cravings

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Years of eating fastfood, coupled with a sedentary lifestyle can alter our metabolism and on how we deal with food that is ingested. If your meal consist mainly of carbohydrates- the simple carbs with high glycemic index, you can find yourself getting hungry within the next hour even though you have eaten a large plate [...]

Common pitfalls that is causing weight gain

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What causes most people to be overweight is because they tend eat because of stress, boredom, loneliness, sadness, or feeling powerless. During these recent year, my weight too had started to creep back. For me, my weight is always in direct colleration with my work demands. If I find work to be stressful, I would crave [...]

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 [...]