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Entries from May 2011

Shin Splints: How To Prevent Them And How To Treat Them

May 28th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Mun’s Note:  This guest post is contributed by Kitty Holman It was my freshman year in college. I was excited to be on the cross country team as a young freshman. My times were fast enough from my high school years to put me in the top five scorers of my Division III squad; however, […]

Tags: Health

How To Drink Less Alcohol and Lose More Weight?

May 24th, 2011 · No Comments

Unlike water, alcohol has calories.  One gram of alcohol contains 7 calories.  So, if you thought that you are safe by not drinking soda or eating burger, not really.  You will still gain weight if you drink a lot of beer, wine or hard liquor.  In fact, not only alcoholic drinks have calories, they also […]

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How Much Weight Should You Lift To Build Muscles and Strength?

May 20th, 2011 · 2 Comments

When I first started lifting weight, I was not able to decide how much weight should I lift for each set. Most weights were decided with the “gut feel”. After several years, by exchanging ideas with few fitness instructors and seasoned gym goers as well as doing some research on this topic, and coupled with […]

Tags: Weight Training

Gym Watch – Big Gyms by Number 7

May 16th, 2011 · No Comments

Mun’s Note: This excellent guest post is contributed by Gus Ghani who is a fitness instructor in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 7 Characteristics of Big Gyms It is difficult to miss any big gym at your local high street or in a shopping mall because these gyms spend a lot of time and money to market […]

Tags: Gym Going

What To Look For When You Buy A Treadmill? 12 Buying Tips To Help You.

May 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Treadmill is popular as home exercise equipment. If you plan to buy a treadmill, I have compiled a list of items to help you getting one which suits you the best. Read these buying tips to find out what exactly you need to look for when you shop for one. 1) Consider the Motor Check […]

Tags: Fitness Gadget/Equipment

The Secret To Eat Calorie Free Food

May 7th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Last weekend, I was having dinner with one of my close friends.  When my dessert was served, my friend took a portion of my cake, probably as much as half of it using her fork. I asked, “I thought you are so determined not to eat high calorie cake like this for the next 3 […]

Tags: Nutrition