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How To Build Chris Evans’ Captain America Body

posted on September 4th, 2011 ·

I remember when I first saw Hugh Jackman in the movie Wolverine, I was surprised.   I had the same reaction when I watched Captain America: The First Avenger trailer, the scene when Chris Evans emerged from the steel container.  I have seen Chris Evans’ body shape when he played Johnny Storm in Fantastic Four, but never I expect he has transformed to be the Captain America.  He already had ripped body shape in Fantastic Four, in fact, one of the best toned body shapes in Hollywood.  Just that this time, he has managed to bulk up to the next level. (more…)

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All You Want To Know About Hair Washing But Never Had A Chance To Ask

posted on August 31st, 2011 ·


Excessive hair loss may affect one’s appearance.  Even as a man, I have paid much more attention to my hair.  In fact, I believe almost all women will place their hair as one of the most important assets.

Michelle, one of my blog readers, has written in to share her hair washing knowledge.  I have requested her to be my guest blogger and contribute her post on hair wash.  Here is her masterpiece… (more…)

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Do You Know Your Resting Heart Rate?

posted on August 27th, 2011 ·


Your resting heart rate is how fast your heart beats when you are sitting still.  Yes, your heart is still pumping blood, oxygen, and nutrients throughout your entire body even when you are resting or sleeping.  Resting heart rate is often a good indicator how fit you are. (more…)

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How Often Should You Exercise Your Abs?

posted on August 23rd, 2011 ·


One day when you are busy doing crunches, suddenly, a person trainer comes to you and tell you, “Bro, I saw you doing crunches yesterday. Today, you are doing it again” Now, you are puzzled.

When comes to how often we should exercise our abs, 2 schools of thought:


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6 Tips In Wearing New Sports Shoes

posted on August 19th, 2011 ·


My gym buddy showed me the blister he has on his foot after wearing his new running shoes. New shoes are great, but knowing how to break them in will help you getter the best from them. Here are some tips in wearing new sports shoes:

  1. Buy your new sports shoes before your old ones completely worn out. In the event you have blisters because of the new shoes, you can always fall back to your old ones. Alternate between the new and old shoes several times before you completely get comfortable with the new pair.
  2. Do not wear your new shoes in a race, be it badminton or tennis game or running competitions. For example, if you participate in a marathon, it is better to wear your old shoes which are more comfortable. (more…)

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How To Eat Healthy on Tight Budget? If I Can Do It, You Can Do It Too.

posted on August 15th, 2011 ·


After monthly installment loan (mortgage or car loan), the next big item most people spend each month is actually food.  So, if one is living on tight budget, spending less on food will help to save some money.  Cutting back on food expenses does not necessarily mean sacrificing good nutrition.  In fact, some people think that good eating habits are costly.  They link healthy eating habit with expensive organic food package sold nowadays in supermarket.  You can still be healthier with proper meals planning and shopping.

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