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Entries from April 2011

Why You Should Not Clean Your Ears with Ear Bud?

April 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Months ago, I put a pen cover into ear canal to “clean” my ear and my aunt was shocked and jumped, “What are you doing?”  Then, I went to take ear bud or the so called Q Tip cotton swab, but again, she did not agree that should be the way to clean my ears.  […]

Tags: Other Fitness/Sports Articles

Do Your Muscles Shake When You do Yoga or Weight Lifting?

April 25th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Sometimes, when you are doing shoulder press, push-ups, abs exercise or yoga pose, you notice that your hands or body shaking. I experience that sometimes too, when I try to finish the last few repetitions in some of my weight lifting workout. Have you wondered why this involuntarily shaking take place? When our muscles are […]

Tags: Weight Training

Legs Workout (9) – Reverse Lunges

April 19th, 2011 · No Comments

Reverse lunge with leg lift is a modified version of lunge. It is a great workout to strengthen and tone the gluteal muscles of your buttocks. If you want a firm and lifted butt, look no further and do it part of your workout routine. Other muscles involved in this compound workout are hamstrings and […]

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5 Myths About Cardiovacular Exercise and Weight Training

April 16th, 2011 · 3 Comments

You probably have heard some people telling you that you should not do this or that in the gym. While some of the advice may work, but you should not just take everything without digesting. Here are few of the things you probably have heard and what I think about them: 1) Smith Machine Is […]

Tags: Health

Why You Should Eat More Lady’s Finger or Okra?

April 11th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Okra is also known as lady’s finger because of its shape.  I used to avoid eating okra because of its taste, but not until I have eaten some yummy dishes cooked with okra.  If you do not eat them, it is time to consider to have it in your next meal. Okra actually is a […]

Tags: Nutrition

5 Dietary Changes that Helped Me Lose 12 Kilos in 6 Months

April 7th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Mun’s Note: This is a guest post by Zul, a regular reader at Once an active kid, his life underwent some dramatic lifestyle change after landing his first job and getting married. Between 2005 and late 2008, he gained up to 12 kilos, no thanks to the sedentary way of life and lack of […]

Tags: Motivation