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6 Easy Ways of Doing Grocery Shopping Without Buying Unhealthy Food

posted on November 5th, 2010 ·


I do grocery shopping weekly. One day, my friend tagged along and we both went to a hypermarket. Upon reaching home, I realize I ended up with quite some junk foods in my grocery bags, most were recommended by my friend. I believe that some of you have a similar experience, buying unhealthy food which was never in you shopping list. So, today, let’s look at how to do grocery shopping consciously. (more…)

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Why You Should Start Cycling?

posted on November 1st, 2010 ·


When I was a kid, I liked cycling. It is still a great fun activity. Cycling offers many benefits with energetic workout. Today, let’s look at what health benefits you will gain by cycling.

  • Cycling can help to boost your metabolism level and therefore burning more calories. Cycling at a gentle 10 to 12 miles per hour on a flat road will burn 400 calories an hour. Because of your raised metabolism rate, your body continues to burn calories even after your cycling exercise. (more…)

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Do You Know Why You Are Prone To Mosquito Bites?

posted on October 28th, 2010 ·


I was sleeping the same room with my younger brother last night.  When I woke up, I realized that I have more than 10 mosquito bites on my arm and legs whereas my brother does not even have a single one.  Have you had the similar experience?  I was wondering whether mosquitoes prefer dining on some people over others. (more…)

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Chest Workout (8) – Straight Arm Dumbbell Pullover

posted on October 24th, 2010 ·


Dumbbell pullover is unique in that its movement because it works the chest from a tremendous variety of angles. This exercise takes quite a bit of coordination, which adds to the challenge of the exercise. You can do this straight arm or bent arm. Somehow I found that the straight arm pullover stretches the chest more whereas the triceps get more the workout in the bent-arm dumbbell pullover. That is why I prefer straight arms. (more…)

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Lose Weight Or Pay More for Insurance Premium

posted on October 20th, 2010 ·


The next time you want to find a reason of motivation to work out at gym, think about the 20 percent discount on your life insurance premium.

Yes, one insurance company in US has just started offering that. (more…)

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How Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Roddick Incorporate Weight Training in Their Workout For Better Game at Court

posted on October 16th, 2010 ·


Some people believe that hitting tennis balls with racket all day long will help in performing better at the court.  No really.  If you are one of them, you may want to consider weight training.  However, most do not know whether they have done it right and where to start.  Today, let’s look at what some of the tennis stars are doing weight lifting to improve their games at the court. (more…)

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