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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong universities offer courses tailored to the schedules of athletes

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 10:06am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau Chris.lau@scmp.com Colleges are starting to offer courses tailored to the busy schedules of professional athletes, writes Chris Lau The fast track Olympic cyclist Sarah Lee ... medal from last year's London Olympic Games, used to take Bible classes online. I was forced to drop out [of a course] because there wasn't enough support li pui-ki, athlete "I ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health

    Compression garments unproven, but athletes say they boost performance

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 06:46pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Despite a lack of scientific evidence, pressure garments are becoming increasingly popular with athletes of all abilities, writes Jeanette Wang Manic compression Can socks really make you faster? Judging from the field at the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii two weekends ago, many of the world's fittest athletes- sporting knee-high socks ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Athletes swear by the healing properties of kinesio tape

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline life@scmp.com There is no scientific evidence to support it, but athletes swear by the healing properties of kinesio tape Bind faith Taking part in the 100-kilometre ... instant, Martin says, and she could continue training. I use [kinesio tape] all the time. Even if research says otherwise, who cares? I felt better Fiona Foxon, athlete  "I now use ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    No request too small for Hong Kong's 'personal service providers'

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:26am by Elaine Yau

    ... to their principles- or against the law, he adds. They also take care not to put members at risk, so meetings with clients are always conducted in public spaces. Being the athletic sort, fifth form student ...

  5. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - STYLE CHECK JING ZHANG

    Style Check: Chanel brings its sporty haute couture collection to city

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 09:55am by Jing Zhang

    ... Chanel's spring collection in daywear that is athletic, easy and feather-light to wear. But that's not to say these outfits are simple or a counterpoint to the fine handicraft ...

  6. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Spring-summer 2014 fashion trends are all about confidence and power

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 09:55am by Divia Harilela

    ... in jet beading, while Dries Van Noten went for tassels and gold. Fringing was another hot trend, as spotted at Roberto Cavalli, Junya Watanabe and Miu Miu.   SPORTING SPIRIT The athletic trend ... while Chitose Abe at Sacai sent out sack-back silhouettes and trapeze dresses made from sporty fabrics in athletic shades of green and coral. At Lanvin, Alber Elbaz gave his relaxed jumpsuits ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health

    Tower running gives the world's athletes a new high

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... Mark Graham life@scmp.com Tower running is booming and the sport's governing body is determined to make it an Olympic event Top flights Athlete Suzy Walsham is hard to beat on a flat ... barely walk. You try to take back your breath Clement dumont, runner Walsham, a former Australian national track athlete, was the fastest woman up the 2,041 steps of the 82-storey hotel in 11 ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:45am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Achilles tendon injuries are common among athletes. Gestational diabetes linked to risk of heart disease Women who experience gestational diabetes may face an increased risk of early heart disease ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Hong Kong athletes take runner's high to greater heights

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by CALVIN YANG

    ... Training gear that mimics the low-oxygen conditions of high altitudes is becoming more accessible to athletes, but not all experts agree it works, says Calvin Yang Ultra-marathoner Andre ... that is exhausting. On most nights, Blumberg seemingly slumbers at 9,000 feet (2,743 metres) above sea level, where the thin air makes sleeping difficult. But while most athletes travel for hours or even days ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health

    Marathon running is becoming popular on the mainland

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 10:50am by Jeanette Wang

    ... runners from more than 80 countries, with sign-ups filling to capacity within days. I think this is a great way for athletes to see other parts of China michal bucek, marathoner  Running has caught on in the mainland so rapidly in recent years that the race calendar has ballooned. In 2010, the Chinese Athletic Association (CAA) held 12 official running events; in 2012 there were 33. ...




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