How To Sit Properly At Your Desk Without Getting Tired Even After Long Hours?

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Office workers spend most of the time sitting at their desks.  I have to work in front of my laptop at least 5 hours a day.  I realize that it is important to sit at a well designed workstation with a good sitting posture, otherwise, I will feel tired, especially my lower back.

Here are few things you may want to consider:

Top 10 Tips To Sit Properly at Your Desk

  1. Adjust the height of your chair so that your hips are between 90 and 120 degrees.  Your feet should be flat on the floor.  If your feet is hanging without touching the floor, the chair is too high or the desk is too low for you and you may need to use a foot rest.  The footrest can be just a box or a cushion board.  I used stiff foam for my previous table. Continue reading

How To Run Faster and Longer with Better Form?

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Some people are natural born runners. They have stamina and they run with good pace. The most important, they have good running form. The truth is, you do not have to envy the talented runners, you too, can run as good as them, if not better. The trick is to learn a little but about the physics of running and adopt some of the “tricks” of these good runners. In this article, I will share with you the recommended form in running.
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7 Tips To Lower Your High Blood Pressure

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When was the last time you have your blood pressure checked?  Most people, especially the young adults, do not give much thought about blood pressure. If not required by your insurance company or employer for the medical checkup, you probably do not think about it until the next time you have it measured.

The measurement of blood pressure is recorded with two numbers, like 120/80 or read as “120 over 80″.  It is measured in unit of millimetres of mercury (mmHg). Continue reading

Do You Wash Your Fruits and Vegetables, Even If They Are Organically Grown?

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My aunt is a fan of organic food.  That day when I went over and saw her preparing meal, I was surprised to see her not washing them before pouring into the wok.  She told me that she does not have to worry about pesticides with organic food.

Is that true?

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How Not To Get Drunk Easily? 10 Tips To Help You To Drink More Without Getting Drunk.

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I do not encourage people drinking. However, once in a while, you may give yourself a break for a drinking sessions with friends. Here are 10 tips of not getting drunk easily:

  1. Make sure you have something in your stomach before you drink. I found out the eating big meal will improve tolerance level. Eat food high in carbohydrates and fat as they slow down the alcohol absorption rate into your body. However, please remember that eating before drinking does not stop you from getting drunk, just that it delay it from happening. I read that Russian eat a couple of boiled potatoes, drinks one or two raw eggs then drink another one teaspoons of olive/sunflower oil before they go for vodka fest. I haven’t tried this method, but I believe that it works based on the same concept – food high in carbohydrates and fat. Continue reading