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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    Is a high-carb meal before an endurance event a good idea?

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:44am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... in your muscles. But now sports scientists are reconsidering the need for endurance athletes to consume foods that are high in carbohydrates before they partake in endurance sports. Carbo-loading ... curious for endurance athletes- those who exercise for 90 minutes or more at a moderate intensity. If you have plenty of stored slow-burning fat, and if you could become more efficient at using ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health

    Performance coach aims to make you stronger, faster and fitter

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:45am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... of strengths If you fancy yourself as an athlete, have you ever wondered what you could achieve if you pushed yourself? That's the question Tom Summers aims to answer for performance junkies. Using his experience of training Olympic athletes and professionals, the British-qualified strength and conditioning coach has turned his hand to the issues of everyday athletes at Pinnacle ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - GAMING

    Hong Kong gamers line up for rich pickings

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 10:28am by ALAN YU

    ... as a gamer. Kim cried hearing the words. Earlier this year, Kim became the first StarCraft II player to be granted a US visa normally reserved for athletes, and he now plays in the US. In the past two ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news briefs

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:13am by Linda Yeung

    ... and former elite athletes. Chan Kong-wah, head table tennis coach at the HKSI, says many athletes are considering becoming coaches, and that the six-month course equips them with the skills to provide scientific training methods for the athletes of the future. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Charitable banker in it for the long run

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:14pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline life@scmp.com Charitable banker is in it for the long run An investment banker with much spare time is a rare breed. Even rarer is one who has athletic ambitions to rival a professional and a heart for fundraising on a par with their love of corporate deals. Yet Moyee Lam is just that. The managing director in UBS' investment banking group heads to Madagascar next ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    MMA champion Alberto Mina is ready for his fight with Shinsho Anzai

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:19pm by Kylie Knott

    ... into my life. Being a fighter is like being any other pro athlete- you have to live a disciplined and controlled life, which suits my personality," he says from London, where he's ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Fight star wants to knock out films' image of Asians

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by Mathew Scott

    ... the fighting. I have been working with Chinese athletes and mixed martial arts, and there is always excitement given the history of martial arts in the country. The cool thing is they have sort ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal best: Study, sleep, train, repeat

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:51am by ANDREW WRIGHT

    ... Andrew Wright life@scmp.com A sporting chance at success Throughout the world many young athletes push themselves to the limit with high training volumes while trying to juggle school, ... are tiring and take up study time, but they are essential to becoming a competitive athlete at national or international level. When young athletes reach maturity, they will have a sufficient base ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Fit & Fab: cyclist Joe Donnelly has overcome many sporting injuries

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... managing director of property recruitment firm Capstone Recruitment. Building a team of like-minded players and applying an athlete's mentality is the secret to success, he says. "To ... your head down and get back to work "It's like any elite athlete- to get to that level you have to be tough. You have to train when it's cold, get up after a loss, and go again. ...




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