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McDonald’s Wants Supper Market with Mac Tonight

posted on August 13th, 2007 ·

It was 11:30 PM. Just finished watching Finding Nemo with my little 8 year-old cousin sister.”Can we go to McDonald’s? I’m hungry.”

“Almost midnight. McD is already closed. Why not I get you glass of milk and biscuit?”

“How come you so out dated? McD opens 24 hours a day.”

What, 24 hours a day?



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Review of California Fitness at Mid Valley (2)

posted on August 12th, 2007 ·

This is the second post of the review of California Fitness at Mid Valley. First post can be found here.


The way California Fitness branded its membership package is like the bankers did to credit cards. If you know the Classic, Gold and Platinum concept in differentiating the credit cards, you will have a better idea.

The sales person spent about half an hour to go through each package. He told us, “Only if you are committed to come here to work out often, say at least 2 or 3 times a week, you should join us. Take into consideration where you work and where you stay. Otherwise, you may not think your investment worth the value.” He gave a very fair recommendation. However, he still used the typical sales gimmick – join today to get the last day offer. We did not buy in to that and told him that we would make use of the free pass for a week before making decision.

In short, California Fitness Malaysia has the following packages: (more…)

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Review of California Fitness at Mid Valley (1)

posted on August 11th, 2007 ·

I first went to California Fitness at Mid Valley in August 2005 when I was looking around for a good gym. Two years later, when I went back there. Nothing much has changed. So, the review I did two years ago is still valid. Here you go for the write up.


Location map of Mid Valley Mega Mall


It was a public holiday. Traffic was very smooth when we drove from USJ to Mid Valley. Took less than 20 minutes to reach there, but still have to spend about 10 minutes to get a good parking. Damn, as early as 10:30 AM, tourists and shopping crowd were already there.

Went all the way up to third floor at North Wing. Greeted by this sign board.



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Review of FitFlop – The Latest Fitness Shoes For Busy Women

posted on August 10th, 2007 ·


A new footwear, invented in the UK, does not only protect our feet, but can also do wonders too nowadays – to improves posture, tone calf muscle, trim and firm up butt.

Sound too good to be true? Read on.


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Review of Clark Hatch Fitness Center at Subang Sheraton Hotel

posted on August 9th, 2007 ·

The first gym I joined is Clark Hatch Fitness Center located at Subang Sheraton Hotel. I signed up there because of the 7-minute drive from my house. Went for a free trial before I signed up.

Back in year 2003, I remembered I paid about RM400 as joining fee and RM110 for the monthly membership fee (home based).


This is the Smith machine which I learn to do squat for my quadriceps, calves raise and bench press for chest. In fact, I first did my first pull up workout using this machine for about six months until the club has bought a special pull up machine. (more…)

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Kamasutra and Yoga

posted on August 8th, 2007 ·

My friends and I have talked about this topic in one occasion – does yoga has anything to do with Kama Sutra? Let’s try to understand what Kamasutra and Yoga are.


What is Kamasutra?
The Kamasutra is an ancient Indian text on sex, widely considered to be the standard work on love in the Sanskrit literature.

The text was written by Vatsyayana and he is believed to have lived sometime between the 1st to 6th centuries A.D. (more…)

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