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There Is No Right or Wrong Way To Run For Long Distance

posted on December 20th, 2012 ·


Some time ago, I wrote an article on How To Run Faster and Longer with Better Form.  I talked about how you should hold your head, keep your shoulders, swing your arms, clench your fist while running.  Yesterday, I came an across an interesting write up on the similar subject.  It looks as if the champion of many marathon or long distance runners have no fixed technique in running. (more…)

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Can You Take Medicine With Coffee, Tea, Milk or Coke?

posted on December 13th, 2012 ·


You probably have heard your mum’s nagging not to take medicine with coffee, tea, Coke or fruit juice.  Most of the times, you just follow.  But, have you ever wondered whether it is true?  If so, what is the reason behind it?

Yes, you should not take medicine with caffeinated drinks, citrus juice or milk.  Here are the reasons:

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Why You Need Spotter For Heavy Weight Lifting and How To Be One?

posted on December 8th, 2012 ·


Spotting is done by supporting a person during the weight training. But, why should spotting be required? Here are few reasons:


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5 Practical Buying Tips for Bathroom Weighing Scale

posted on December 2nd, 2012 ·


Taking your body weight reading is an easy way to monitor your weight loss progress.  After all, the numbers seldom lie.  You know that you need a bathroom scale, but you are not sure whether you should get a typical analog bathroom scale or a more features rich digital scale.  Different people have been telling you different stories.  No worry, I will share with you some of the tips so that you can make an informed decision.

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4 Fruits and Veggies Runners Should Eat

posted on November 29th, 2012 ·

Fruits and vegetables are good for health.  Some are nutrient dense than others, still, if possible, we should eat mix of them and not just eat only few we like.  For serious runners who participate in marathon or other long distance running race, knowing a little bit more about fruits and vegetables can help you to benefit from them.  I will share with you 4 fruits and vegetables you should considering eating as a runner and the other 2 you should avoid on the race day.

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6 Tips To Prevent Cracked Lips and 3 Ways To Cure Them

posted on November 23rd, 2012 ·


Lips are very sensitive because they have many nerve endings.  That is why you feel good when you kiss but painful in cold season.  Lips do not have any sebaceous (oil) glands in lips, they are poorly moisturized.  Therefore, lips may become dry and cracked in low humidity and cold environment.

Causes of Cracked Lips:

  • Extremes in weather may cause your lips to dry out.
  • Sun can damage your skin and at the same time, you can have tanned lips too.
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