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Entries from August 2009

Are You Comfortable To Be Naked in Gym Locker Room?

August 29th, 2009 · 15 Comments

Back in campus days when I studied in the UK, the first time right after I swam in the pool, I went to locker room thinking of taking a shower.  But, when I saw the communal style of showering area, I decided not to.  It was actually one huge open space.  Without curtain and no […]

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6 Things We Can Learn From Kids About Healthy Lifestyle

August 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments

As adults, we tend to think we know all and seldom we are willing to learn from kids. When I mentioned learning from kids, it may not be sitting down in the classroom and asking questions. It can be just by observing a group of kids interacting with each other. One of the things we […]

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How To Build Muscle Mass

August 22nd, 2009 · 8 Comments

If you are looking for ways to build mass to your muscle, this article will be helpful. No, I am not talking about taking steroid. Let’s build the muscle using the natural way. What is more important is your commitment and do the following things consistently to get huge. Here is 9 things for you […]

Tags: Weight Training

Obesity Helpline Number on Larger Size Clothes, Isn’t An Insult?

August 19th, 2009 · 10 Comments

In year 2006, writing in the British Medical Journal (from Times Online UK), health specialists in the UK are suggesting to the government to consider the following ideas to deal with obesity issue: Clothes made in larger sizes should carry a tag with an obesity helpline number. So, what sizes are considered to be large […]

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Legs Workout (5) – Dumbbell or Barbell Forward Lunge

August 16th, 2009 · 3 Comments

With dumbbell lunge, main muscle groups being worked out are front thighs (quadriceps), butts (gluteal maximus), hamstrings, and front thighs (quadriceps). I highly recommend this workout for ladies who want to firm up their thighs and butts. Steps: Hold two dumbbells in your hands by your sides. Feet shoulder width apart. Use light dumbbell as […]

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How To Assess How Healthy Your Heart Is…Even If You Are Not a Doctor

August 12th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Recently, I just learned a new way to assess how healthy my heart is using Heart Rate Recovery. It is a measurement how much the heart rate falls after peak exercise. This method was first introduced by a doctor, Michael Lauer with his research team, back in late 90s.   Nowadays, doctors are using this […]

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