Little things can sometimes bring out the hidden monster tendencies in us. For example, you may be jogging on a treadmill and the noisy sounds of the person footsteps landing heavily on that treadmill- ‘bang’, ‘bang’, ‘BANG!’. It seems to fill up the entire workout space and no matter how far from that person you [...]
There are just days when you get up and feel tired. Well, have been busy with work, classes, studies and assignments- all that I need to catch up since I was away. Still, I have known the benefits of exercise- so if I know I cannot go to the gym, I will go up flights [...]
If you workout in the gym, it’s very easy to measure your progress- either, you are able to exercise for longer duration without feeling tired able to increase the intensity of the exercise, for instance increasing the effort level or the gradient of the machine, or have higher speed able to gradually lift heavier weights [...]
My brother’s journey to fitness, and losing lots of weight without diet, pills or supplement, is a true success story. He stands at 5feet 9 inches and used to weigh 90kg. I had wanted to write about this for so long but never managed to find the time. Now, I will just put it all [...]
Today, I read a very motivational real life story in the Runner’s World (Nov07) magazine. It’s about a news anchorwoman from Orlando by the name of Wendy Chioji. Wendy initially felt a lump on her left breast 2 weeks before she was about to compete for the 2001 Boston Marathon. A year ago, she just [...]
Nice people who cannot say no and set proper boundaries end up developing cancer or an auto immune disease like lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. Yes it real unfair and it sucks. But it could be our body's way of telling us to stop putting the needs of others ahead of our own, stop neglecting ourselves and set appropriate boundaries in life.