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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    The latest trends in running shoes

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... that fits like a sock, while elastic polyurethane strips across the upper provide targeted support and stabilise the foot. Nike, too, launched its own sock-like upper called Flyknit last year. ... that fits you, is suitable for your sport, and disregard the brand. jeanette.wang@scmp.com ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Parents play important role in kids' fitness

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... released the findings of a city-wide community fitness test and survey that involved more than 8,100 people, of whom about 70 per cent were children aged three to 19. In summary, Hong Kong children ... mass indices rose significantly. One in four adolescents spend three hours or more on screen activities in an average day. Boys who do so have poorer flexibility and cardiovascular fitness than ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Fit and Fab: the making of an ironman

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... athlete, he let his fitness slide in his 20s as his climbed the corporate ladder by leading trading teams in Asia. Then suddenly, he lost his job. With time on his hands, he planned to set up a new ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    A case for good weather warnings

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 10:50pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com The Hong Kong Observatory sure has a lot of weather  warnings: for typhoons, rainstorms, thunderstorms, flooding, landslips, monsoons, frost, fire, cold weather, very hot weather, what have you. Most recently we had th ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Hot pursuits: Hong Kong's country parks are the place to be

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... running is a great way to increase fitness, strength, agility and balance due to the varied terrain, says Emma Drake, a trail runner and physiotherapist. It especially works the buttocks, calves ...

  6. I exercise to keep fit- how can I eat fit?

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Wynnie Chan This week Jeremy Cheung, 17 Jeremy asks: What is the ideal exercise diet for me? Wynnie says: Jeremy works out most days of the week and takes part in a variety of team sports. Leading an active lifestyle means that Jeremy's energy and nu ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:12pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... 5,500m of climbing and about 7,000m of descending. The course is not really technical; you don’t have stairs like in Hong Kong. You have a lot of switchbacks which, if you’re fit enough, you can ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Ultra crazy: The North Face 100, Hong Kong's latest 100km race

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 11:07am by Jeanette Wang

    ... trails are rockier, rougher and more technical. They’re definitely tougher on your feet. People who are comfortable running downhill gain a  big advantage in Hong Kong. I’m not fit right now, I’m ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Older bus drivers need tougher fitness tests

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Fitness to drive must be verified Hong Kong has once again been shocked by a fatal accident involving a driver who collapsed behind the wheel of his vehicle. In what could ... take drivers' fitness for granted. The need for a review of policy is self-evident. The bus company concerned requires only drivers aged over 60 to undergo more detailed medical checks ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health

    Economy fit, doctors a hit

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dr Leung Ka-lau, member, Legislative Council As told to Chiu Po-sze Public Hospital Doctors Economy fit, doctors a hit Future trends for hiring doctors in public hospitals depend on the economic situation. If the economy is good, the Hospital Authority (HA) will receive more funding from the government and will be able to hire more doctors. If the economy is bad, however, ...




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