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A Good Book For Dieters – The Art of Overeating

posted on October 20th, 2012 ·


I just read this book “The Art of Overeating“.  It is written by Leslie Landis, a psychologist since 1999.  Throughout the years, she has spend much time in helping people with overeating issues.

The book has a collection of facts and many jokes on the state of our relationship to food. (more…)

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Do You Always Have The Urge To Go To Toilet Before You Exercise?

posted on October 13th, 2012 ·


Do you always have the urge to go to toilet for “big business” before you run, or while you are running or after you finish running? If you are, you are not alone. Some other runners have the same issue too, including one of my friends. My friend called it “pre-run poop”, but the official name is Runner’s Diarrhea. Normally, this urge of going to toilet happens mostly to marathon runners, but also can happen during long gym workouts and occasional runs. Initially, I thought he was nervous of jogging for the first time. But, after several weeks, he still has the same issue. In fact, once, he had to run so fast to get to the nearest toilet and he told me that it is the fastest run in his life! (more…)

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How Not To Have Loose Skin After Huge Weight Loss and How To Get Rid Of It?

posted on October 9th, 2012 ·


I received an e-mail from a reader asking ways to get rid of loose skin after huge weight loss. Unwanted loose sagging skin not only remind him of former shape, but also not nice to be seen. After doing some research and talking to others who have gone through similar challenge, let’s see what I have got for this issue: (more…)

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How To Breathe While Doing Weight Lifting?

posted on October 4th, 2012 ·


People who practise Tai Chi or Yoga pay much attention to breathing. They believe that breathing will change the the internal energy. While weight lifting is more straight forward exercise, breathing does play a role. I dare not say breathing will make or break your weight training result, but since you still have to breathe, it does not hurt to learn to breathe correctly while you are pumping iron. If you are interested to learn more, read on.

Rule of Thumb for Breathing While Doing Weight Lifting:

  • Inhale (breathe in) when you lower the weight and exhale when you lift the weight.
    • For example, when you are bench pressing, you inhale when you lower the weight and exhale when you lift the weight. (more…)

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Exercising Having Hydrotherapy with AquaFit 19 Dual Temp

posted on September 30th, 2012 ·


We never get bored reading creative businessman’s idea. AquaFit 19 Dual Temp spa is another item make the headline recently. Produced by Dimension One Spas, AquaFit 19 DT is a mini gym cum spa.Some of the its cool features:

  1. AquaFit 19 Dual Temp has 23 water jets which provide enough thrust to allow for stationary swimming. High-volume jets are adjustable for spped and pressure to provide speed, pressure and current for swimming and aerobic activities. (more…)

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12 Tips To Cut Down Sugar In Your Diet

posted on September 26th, 2012 ·


Most people, especially kids and teenagers, like sugary foods like candy, cakes and soft drink.  Even adults love chocolate bars, cookies, ice cream, iced cafe lattes with whipped cream.  All these foods or drinks have sugar.  Sugar causes a surge in the blood sugar level which make you feel good.  Too much of a good thing can be bad thing and sugar is one of the examples.

A healthy adult consumes about 2000 calories a day and the intake of sugar should not be more than 40 gram of sugar a day. (more…)

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