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Entries from March 2009

Shoulders Workout (3) – Arnold Dumbbell Press

March 29th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has invented the Arnold Dumbbell press (also known as Rotational Shoulder Press). Otherwise, it would have been known as Bush Press or Clinton Press. It is a compound exercise with wide range of motion. Main muscle worked are shoulders (front and side deltoid muscles). Triceps are involved too.

Tags: Shoulders

7 Useful Tips For Travellers To Prevent Jet Lag

March 25th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Jet lag is a physical condition which the body’s inner clock is not in sync with the time zone it is currently in. You may suffer from some of the symptoms such as headache, fatigue, dehydration and having hard time to sleep. Unlike other sleeping disorders, it is not caused by abnormal sleep patterns. Depending […]

Tags: Health

Should We Replace Fresh Fruit with Dried Fruit?

March 22nd, 2009 · 4 Comments

While I was doing grocery shopping, I overhead a mother telling her daughter to get few packets of dried apricots. She told her that dried fruit is as good as fresh fruit. Interesting. Is dried fruit really as good as fresh fruit? Let’s look at the good and bad before we jump into conclusion. Advantages […]

Tags: Nutrition

Top 14 Excuses Not To Exercise and How To Overcome Them

March 18th, 2009 · 13 Comments

I have heard different reasons from people who are giving up to exercise. Some are valid reasons. But, these people keep using the same reasons, again and again. They are just looking for excuse not to exercise. Here is the list of excuses (which people give for not doing what they should):   1) I […]

Tags: Motivation

How Many Steps You Should Walk A Day To Stay Healthy?

March 15th, 2009 · 31 Comments

A group of researchers have conducted a study based on 3,1000 healthy adults to determine the number of steps required for weight control. Here are the findings: For women: 18 to 40 years old: 12 000 steps per day 40 to 50 years old: 11 000 steps per day 50 to 60 years old: 10 […]

Tags: Weight Loss

Abs Workout (3) – Vertical Leg Crunch

March 12th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Vertical Leg Crunch is an alternate version of the Basic Crunch. This version of crunch will ensure your lower back is always press against the floor whereas in basic crunch, some people have the tendency to raise the lower back. Vertical leg crunch works the rectus abdominis. Just like Basic Crunch, it helps you getting […]

Tags: Abs