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How to Achieve Health and Fitness Resolutions

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The year’s coming to an end and many of us would usually take the opportunity to come up with some new resolutions like: Lose some weight Improve our health- like reduce our cholesterol levels, put our high blood pressure under better control, etc Allocate more time to exercise by joining a gym, waking up earlier [...]

A review of the three-pronged weight loss program by Nu Skin

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Nu Skin introduced a new weight loss system as mentioned it the press release: “A three-pronged weight loss programme helps people lose weight by combining weight loss products, good nutrition and plenty of exercise.” Personally, I find that this concept is well, quite creatively positioned because: It combines group support whereby you will have up-lines [...]

Don’t Blame Coke or Fast Food for Obesity

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There is a recent protest going on because a number of parties are angry that Coke is sponsoring an established website, familydoctor.org. Concerns rose because Coke, soda, McDonalds, and a host of other fast food have been blamed for the rising in obesity pandemic on developed countries. While I agree that taking too much sodas [...]

Formerly Obese 220lbs woman now runs in marathons

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Here’s another story that I hope will motivate you to want to exercise. Nothing is impossible- if you are overweight or obese, you can lose your weight- one pound at a time. This story is originally in a video from NBC and appeared a few months ago. I’ve saved this video in my favourites link [...]

How Active Dads Stay in Shape

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Recently, Fitness Concepts and The Star Online announced the winners of the “Forever Young Dad” contest. Basically, readers are asked to submit in photos of their dads who have stayed active in order to win the following price. The list of winners were announced and published on 10 July 09. It is well worth to [...]

What You Stand to Lose when You Give Up Exercising

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When we are very busy, it is often easy to neglect our workouts. It takes a lot of motivation for one to start and remain in a fitness program- either by exercising on your own or going to the gym. I will not talk about the obvious here- that is weight gain. Let’s deal with [...]

Compensating for feasting during festivals

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During Chinese New Year, many people will opt away from whatever diets there are following and spending time devouring cookies, cakes, carbonated drinks, mandarin oranges, etc. Basically, it’s the only thing that seemed to be available in all households during that time. As most people had gone back to their hometowns, you will not be [...]

I quit the gym… and lost weight

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Yes, yes, I know I have mentioned in an earlier post that it is highly unlikely that I will quit the gym… ever because I have enjoyed tremedous health benefits from living a more active lifestyle. I do not deny that joining gyms are truly beneficial- especially if you are living a highly stressed lifestyle [...]