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How To Overcome The Hungry Feeling When You Are On Diet?

posted on March 14th, 2011 ·

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You are determined to lose weight. So, you start to exercise. You watch your diet. You remember the rule of weight loss – calorie out must be greater than calorie in. You cut down junk food. You drink less soda. You know your consumed calories has been reduced. But, only few days you are on this program, you feel hungry most of the times. You are tempted to eat yet you told yourself you must not. You are starving and wonder you cut too much calories too quickly.

Rest assured, many people have gone through that stage. If you are ever been in this situation, read on to find out more. (more…)

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Interval Training 101

posted on March 10th, 2011 ·

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I have seen many types of runners in the gym. Some are like tortoises, they only walk on the treadmill. Some are like hares, racing impatiently at high intensity for short period of time before they stop. Others are running at medium pace at constant speed throughout the entire workout. If you fall into any of these groups, you may want to explore interval training. Read on to find out more. (more…)

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How To Swim Faster By Training Your Legs in Water?

posted on March 6th, 2011 ·

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In order to swim faster, we need to have a great stroke with your arms. Equally important is our leg movements in the water. Recently, I have found a way to train my legs. Instead of swimming normally, I did a lap just by kicking. In other words, I put my hands in front of me and propel my body through the water by using only my legs. Of course, you can keep your arms at your sides if you are more comfortable doing so.  As for the leg movement, it is just what normally you will do in front crawl style – scissor kicking up and down. (more…)

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Back Workout (9) – Lying Lower Back Stretch

posted on March 2nd, 2011 ·

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  1. Lie on your back. Keep your head on the floor.
  2. Gently pull both thighs close to your chest, and secure them there by wrapping your arms around knees. You can also wrap the arms at the back of your knees to reduce unnecessary tension on the knees. (more…)

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How To Burn Fat To Turn On The Light While Exercising

posted on February 24th, 2011 ·

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Many times when I was working out on elliptical trainer, I was wondering whether it is possible to transform the kinetic energy I created into electricity.  Though the idea may be new, the science behind generating electricity from gym equipment is not new.  I remember when I was young, I was amazed when I first saw dynamos power up the bike front and rear lamps. Generating power in a gym setting is based on the same theory.  I also read that one shoe manufacturer actually invented shoes which can do “energy harvesting” when dancers dance on a special dance floor.  The dancer’s vibration movements help generate about 6 watts which is sufficient to power up a mobile phone. (more…)

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Abs Workout (10) – One Leg Plank On The Floor

posted on February 19th, 2011 ·

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One Leg Plank On The Floor is a variation of plank.  Just like plank, it works your abdominal muscle, lower back and glutes.  This workout is also known as Elbow Plank With Leg Raise or Prone Plank with Leg Raise.  This workout is an advanced abs exercise.  When you balance one leg, those muscles I mentioned earlier work much harder to stabilize your body. (more…)

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