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Entries from June 2010

Confessions of a Ex-Smoker: How I Quit Smoking with Exercise

June 12th, 2010 · 5 Comments

This is a good guest post, written by one of readers, Donna Moore, on how she managed to quit smoking after years of struggle. If you are currently a smoker, and you were anything like me ten years ago before I quit, you may scoff at the idea of exercising. I smoked about two […]

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What Do You Hate Most In Your Gym?

June 9th, 2010 · 21 Comments

Based on comments left in my blog in different posts and also e-mails, here are the list of what people hate most most in their gym: I hate that my gym does not have enough parking space. I hate people who talk on phones while sitting at the machine doing nothing. I hate that my […]

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Do You Use Special Detergent For Your Exercise Clothes?

June 6th, 2010 · 9 Comments

After exercising, it is normal that our clothes stink, especially after it is soaking wet with sweat. Also, if the wet towels or socks are kept in the gym bag for too long, they smell really bad after a long day. So, it is always good to wash them immediately. However, I do not really […]

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Back Workout (7) – Horizontal Pull-Up

June 3rd, 2010 · 4 Comments

Pull-ups or chin-ups are fantastic workout for upper-body strength and development. Recently, I have tried this new variation of this exercise – horizontal pull-up. It is actually a combination of a row and a pullup. You may think that this workout is very simple. It is deceiving because it is quite difficult to do it […]

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