A lot of people who had been athletes during their school years grow up to become sedentary corporate employees or coach potatoes. With inactivity, our health tend to gradually lead to a downward trend. Dr Amir, in an article dated 1 February 09 in The Star’s Fit for Life section, entitled The Fitness Factor outlines [...]
Recently, I read with amusement the newest advertisement mantra employed by slimming centers in order to win over clients- ‘exercise not working out? Come to us, we’ll help.’ The ongoing battle between slimming centers and gyms have been going on for a long while. Each will accuse the other of not being effective. The slimming [...]
At the cardio machines, sometimes you see folks clinging on the hand bar during workouts. At the stepper, they hold on to the handrails by the side so that the arms end up supporting most of their body weights. At the treadmill, they put the treadmill on an incline (uphill) but hold on to the [...]
There are various quick ways being advertised for instant weight loss. We are bombarded by such constant advertisements everyday. I have tried none of these (except the diet pill that my mom made me take when I was 15) but here’s what I know from others experience: machines that promises to ‘shake’ your fat away– [...]
“Patience and persistence are vital qualities in the ultimate successful accomplishment of any worthwhile endeavor.” – Joseph Pilates To me, the best way to lose weight is to do it slow and steady. Follow the tried, tested and proven method of sustained weight loss: exercise and food control. There are so many short cuts being [...]
When your depression has reached a stage where you started hearing voices in your head trying to convince you that the only way out of your pain is to end your life, beware. Because sometimes, these voices are not your own...