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Why You Should Not Over Exercise and Top 5 Tips To Avoid It

December 21st, 2009 · 3 Comments

I have a friend who goes to the gym twice a day, an hour each session. The first session is either running on treadmill or cycling on stationary bike. The second session on his late day will be spent joining fitness dance classes. Instead of being impressed by her exuberant enthusiasm for exercising, I think […]

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How a Layman Can Swim Better?

December 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I am not a great swimmer, but I like swimming. I will share a layman’s experience in swimming. If you are ready to swim some laps, here are 5 basics of the freestyle stroke (which I learned from my experience): For most swimmers, the kick is just a means to keep their legs from sinking. […]

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Can I Drink Water During Meal?

November 10th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Some people may tell you not to drink too much water during meal. Their reason is that water may dilute the digestive juice (known as hydrochloric acid) and affect the normal digestion. Is it true? The truth is that water does not dilute digestive juice. The digestive juice is able to cope well with water. […]

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Why Should You Measure Your Waistline and How To Do It Correctly?

October 16th, 2009 · 12 Comments

Many people, including medical community, focus mainly on weight and more recently on body mass index (BMI) to assess health condition. However, BMI does not account people like athletes or bodybuilders with greater muscle mass. That is why waist-to-hip ratio is more reliable. However, let’s not talk about waist-to-hip ratio this time and just look […]

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How Can Having Sex Is Better Than Working Out in Gym?

September 30th, 2009 · 7 Comments

For those who are too busy to go to gym frequently, those who do not have motivation for a strict exercise regimen, those who want to improve blood circulation and want to feel younger, sex may be your answer. Many have written about how sex can help ease joint and muscle pain, stimulates the immune […]

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Why Some Like Ear Candling Whereas Some Against It?

September 2nd, 2009 · 6 Comments

Ear candling or ear coning is an alternative therapy that involves lighting one end of a hollow candle (or burning wick) and place the other end in the ear canal. The large end is about one inch in diameter whereas the other end is small enough to go into ear. Ear candling may have originated […]

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