5 Supplements for the Urban Athlete

Keeping healthy as you exercise is paramount for the success of any training athlete. We don’t always have time to eat a balanced diet, what ...

Exercises for a Toned Tush!

If you want a round, pert tush a.k.a butt that’s the envy of both men and women, then here are 3 easy exercises to get you on your way.. J Lo, step aside… beautiful butt, here we come! 1. Donkey Kicks Start on your hands and knees, wrists under shoulders and knees under hips. Engage […]

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Body-Weight Training – Top Fitness Trend!

It’s cheap. It’s effective. It doesn’t take much! Good news. One of the best sort of workouts that I like best, has gained so much popularity that it is now, 2015’s top fitness trend! Body-weight training actually beat last year’s top work out – HIIT ( high-intensity interval training) [reference : American College of Sports Medicine] Body-weight […]

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Sleeping your way to Better Sex

Word is out. The more you sleep, the better the sex. And this is not an arbitrary statement.. a study called the *The Impact of Sleep on Female Sexual Response and Behavior; Kalmbach et.al. published in the Journal The Journal of Sexual Medicine (16 MAR 2015) documents their findings. This study looked at the role of sleep in […]

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If it doesn’t challenge you.. it doesn’t change you!

If it doesn’t challenge you.. it doesn’t change you! That’s my mantra for this month. And here’s one that I love to dread, or dread to love! The mountain climber are great for the core, and strengthens the cardiovascular system as well as multiple muscle groups. Mountain climbers require activation of your core abdominal muscles […]

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Train Mean with Maca!

Was browsing the supermarket in Publika on the weekend and noticed maca. This root belongs to the radish family, and has been cultivated in Peru for thousands of years. But recently, there has been booming global demand for its use as a supplement, that is said to increase energy. I’d seen it outside of KL and […]

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The Cobra Pose

That’s right folks. You can do anything for one minute. And there’s a life time of benefit. The Cobra Pose or stretch, can help relief discomfort in the muscles of the back, neck and abdomen. Furthermore, a little time spent in cobra pose can go a long way towards alleviating stress, anxiety and even depression. Start […]

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Fitness Quote Friday!

Injury for any runner is a painful thing.. I mean, we all can’t wait to get moving again, now can we? Well sometimes injury is a way of slowing down, and smelling the roses. Who says we can’t walk right? And that’s why I love this quote… No Matter How Slow you Go.. You’re still […]

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The recovering marathoner – Ways to keep your metabolism up

Since running the marathon in Tokyo, the tendons on my ankle have not been quite the same. If I try to do anything more strenuous than walking fast, the tendon starts to act up and get sore again. Probably too much stress placed on them, walking on holiday for 8 hours straight and not resting […]

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The Protective Benefits of Natto

Natto might smell like wet socks, but its health benefits are huge, if you can wrap your mouth around this fermented bean that the Japanese love. It is made from soybeans fermented with Bacillus subtilis, and the longer the fermentation, the stronger the smell obviously. Being a plant, Natto obviously has tons of plant protein. […]

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We did it .. Tokyo Marathon 2015!

Wow.. It feels awesome to have completed the Tokyo Marathon 2015 on the 22nd of Feb, and to have completed it well! But preparing for the Tokyo Marathon 2015, had not been without sweat and tears. Here’s tips on how I trained. But in the end, all those 5am LSDs were worth it! One week […]

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3 Great Fish to Eat, and 3 Not to!

Not all fish are created equal. The challenge in eating the right fish, is knowing where the fish is caught. More often than not, you don’t get this kind of disclosure form restaurants. If you are buying your own fish, then you should look for labels that state mercury free, or wild fish. Looking for […]

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