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Entries from July 2009

What Color of Food Will Discourage You From Eating?

July 31st, 2009 · 5 Comments

Not many realize that food colors play important factor in getting us to eat. Researchers found that red and yellow are easier to trigger our craving for food. Look at some of the popular fast food logos and you may agree with what the experts said. McDonald’s, KFC, Pizza Hut, Burger King, Kenny Rogers and […]

Tags: Other Fitness/Sports Articles

Legs Workout (4) – Seated Calf Raise

July 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Calves are one of the most neglected muscles in the lower body. I find it difficult to develop the calve muscles. Probably the daily walking has toughened these muscles to the point where I have to take exceptionally intense training to force them to grow. I use dumbbell, barbell, machine and even body weight for […]

Tags: Legs

Exercising At Gym or At Home, Which One Is Better?

July 24th, 2009 · 10 Comments

While I always encourage my blog readers to work out at gym, what I often miss out is actually exercising at home.  I have written number of posts about gym going, so, this time, let me go through the pros and cons of working out at home.  I will also share some tips if you […]

Tags: Gym Going

How To Swim Faster By Training with Aqua Power Ankle and Wrist Weights

July 21st, 2009 · 3 Comments

For swimmers who want to practice harder, now you may want to try these gadgets – Aqua Power Ankle and Wrist Weights. They will be make your routine swimming more challenging. These weights come with five one-pound steel weight for each side. These weights are covered in waterproof yellow vinyl. You can choose the right […]

Tags: Fitness Gadget/Equipment

Bread Face Off: White Bread vs. Wholemeal Bread

July 18th, 2009 · 7 Comments

British call it wholemeal bread and American call it whole wheat bread. That is not the discussion today. What I intend to do is to find out which one is better, wholemeal bread or the normal white bread. First of all, we have 2 types of wheat flour, white flour and wholemeal flour. To produce […]

Tags: Nutrition

Practical Guide in Freezing and Thawing of Food

July 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment

For a person like me who is prone to food poisoning, I take extra care when comes to cooking. I used to cook when I were study in overseas. Much of the tips I learned it from my house mates and my mum. As I bought grocery including meats once a week, I put them […]

Tags: Health