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Overcome your fears that stop you from exercising

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We may have some experiences or injuries that you have sustained from a certain activity that made us give up our favourite exercise or sports. Bad experiences should not be a deterrent to us towards leading a more healthy lifestyle. If fact, once we work on the fear and overcome it, it will not longer [...]

What can help knocked-knees more than surgery…. lifestyle adaptations

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My mom had worked at the Orthopedic section where she had seen patients coming in for knock-knee (genu valgum) correction surgery. She would advise against having the surgery unless really necessary. Because she had noted that after the surgery, it seemed to give the patient more problem than before. For one, I have knocked-knees all my life.  My knees turned inward when [...]

Download Exercise Videos from YouTube as part of your home exercising program

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In order to maintain our fitness level and muscle mass, we would need to create a systematic exercise program for ourself. Different people get motivated differently: going for classes to keep in shape- for example dancing and yoga classes sports with friends and clubs, eg play football during weekend going for hiking or runs in the [...]

Exercise frequency 15 minutes a day or 1 hour once a week is better?

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Which is more important? Exercise frequency or duration? When we are very busy and stressed, we tend to put exercise into the backburner and reach out for the fridge instead.  We may schedule exercise only on weekends and spent about few hours exercising on each day to ‘compensate’ on the week of inactivity. Is there [...]

Yoga for Regular Guys and Skeptics

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Today, many people are becoming more aware of the benefits of yoga. Yet, a regular  macho guy who not want to be caught in a yoga class- they would consider it such a “un-man” thing to do. And yet, guys are the ones who have the most problem with their lower back. They usually suffer a [...]

Guide to Starting Yoga for the Overweight/ Obese

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Update: The Gym has already closed down but the story shared below is still quite inspirational A few years ago, a friend of mine who was learning yoga suffered a slip disk. As the result of that, she had to go for an immediate operation and after that, she developed a phobia for exercises, particularly [...]

My workout today…

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This morning, I decided to squeeze in a workout before going to work. It lasted about 40 min. First, I selected my favorite songs from the list of my MTVs that I’ve compiled from YouTube. I played them in my exercise program: Track 1 : Do light jogs, jumping jacks and jog with raised knees [...]

Videos for Injuries/ Pain

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Please perform these exercise at the level you can manage- do not over exert Exercise to help overcome: Muscle Cramps Cramps on the thighs Cramps on the foot Lower back pain Yoga Postures to cure back pain Pilates to Relieve Lower Back Pain Lower Back Exercise Learn the pretzel, and knee to chest pull Back [...]