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How To Build Body Like Thor – Chris Hemsworth

posted on October 22nd, 2011 ·


In addition to Captain America, another Marvel Comics superhero, Thor came to Cinema in year 2011. Chris Hemsworth, an Australian actor, was chosen to play the role of superhuman who is popular for his unique hammer. If you have seen him in A Perfect Getaway and Star Treck movie, in terms of size, he was not big at all.

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How To Get The Most From You Running Shoes Before You Throw Them Away?

posted on October 18th, 2011 ·


Most shoes will eventually become junk and end up in a landfill. However, before that happens, I have discovered several ways you can make the most from your running shoes.

  1. At the initial stage, a new pair of shoes give you the best cushioning and protection for your best performance as you run, day after day. A typical running shoes can last for about 300 miles (160 kilometer). Therefore, if you run 10 miles a week, the shoes will last you for about 32 weeks, which is between 8 to 9 months. (more…)

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Little Known Benefits Of Barley and Why You Should Start Eating It

posted on October 14th, 2011 ·


Not many people know that barley was once the staple food for Roman gladiators.  Nowadays, United Nations uses it as a relief food for those in famine-stricken countries because of its ability to support human life better than many other food.  For commercial market, it is used mainly to make malt for the brewing industry.  As for me, barley water, when mixed with lemon and honey, is one of the best drinks.  In fact, I like eating barley because of its chewy texture.  If you are wondering why you should drink barley water or taking barley, here are the health reasons: (more…)

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Why Should You Also Walk Backwards?

posted on October 10th, 2011 ·


When I was training for soccer during secondary school days, one of the training routines was to run backward.  Sports like football, basketball, tennis and badminton requires players (especially the defenders) to run backwards.  Even though those players seem to be able to do this short bursts of backward running easily, it can be quite challenging for layman.  Most of those players have been spending hours to improve the motion.  As for myself, ever since I left school, I seldom run backwards and never really give it a serious thought until recently.

Here are few benefits of walking or running backwards: (more…)

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Will You Get Appendicitis Because Of Exercising After Eating?

posted on October 6th, 2011 ·


When I was small, whenever I wanted to to play football right after my meal, my mum would stop me and told me that I might get appendicitis.  Not only my mum, my teachers have been telling me the same thing too.  This concern has haunted me for many years.

Actually, it is just a myth.  Exercising after eating will not get you appendicitis.


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Chest Workout (9) – One Legged Push Up

posted on October 2nd, 2011 ·


So, after hitting 100 times of normal push up, you probably find that push up is too easy. Now, by extending one leg out behind you, you will find push up more challenging because of instability. This one legged version will work your arms, abs, shoulders and your butts (glutes) too in addition to your chest muscles.

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