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  1. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal best: Make your workouts fun

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... have to, it can be tough to keep at it if we don't enjoy what we're doing. Personal fitness trainer Li Si Yang from Journey to Fitness agrees that boredom and a lack of motivation ... optimal results. When we see that what we're doing is working, we are more likely to enjoy it and stay committed to the plan. Sam Naqvi, a trainer from Funky Fitness, says that he sees many ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - SWEAT

    Fitness entrepreneur spreads the message on the mainland

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... is easy to spot. A shock of blond hair, a pair of fluorescent pink shorts and a voice that bursts with enthusiasm are the unmistakable trademarks of the Swedish fitness instruction entrepreneur. He is a man on a mission to prevent China becoming a nation of computer-screen-watching fatties, intent on persuading people, by vigorous action and loquacious exhortation, that fitness can ...

  3. Fitness plan calls for all villages to get sports facilities

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Beijing has announced plans to promote physical fitness in rural communities by building sports facilities in all villages in response to studies that indicate ... the administration, said a five-year 'fitness programme for hundreds of thousands of farmers' would be launched from 2006 to promote sport in rural areas. He said the programme was on a par ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Work off that Civvy Street flab with the help of drill sergeants

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Katie McGregor healthpost@scmp.com British Military Fitness: My Fitness Instructor US$4.99 Rating 10/10 To shed the final kilo or so in the last three weeks before my beach holiday, I needed to increase the tempo of my exercise regime. Something hard-core and military seemed the best approach. Navy SEAL Fitness was the first app I considered, since US Navy SEALs are renowned ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Fitness: Torq, the inside track

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by BEN SIN

    ... was a professional gymnast in Canada; another was a championship cheerleader in Florida; the others are either competitive triathletes or certified trainers with degrees. And they're all super fit ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - THE PEAK CONDITION PROJECT

    Fitness: The Peak Condition Project

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline healthpost@scmp.com Poster boy for fitness The website of the Peak Condition Project (PCP), a 90-day online health and fitness programme, stands out from the swarm ... of ordinary people detailing the transformation of their bodies- and minds. The differences don't end there. PCP's founder, Patrick Reynolds, 33, is not a fitness guru; he's a yoga ...

  8. Exercise in peer pressure adds competitive edge to fitness

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Katie McGregor healthpost@scmp.com Endomondo Sports Tracker Free Rating 8/10 I'm guilty of doing Endomondo a disservice. I took a quick look a while back and decided it was basic and the icon and name irritated me for some reason. A bad day at the of ...

  9. You call yourself fit, soldier?

    Posted Apr 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Katie McGregor healthpost@scmp.com Boot Camp Challenge US$3.99 Rating 7/10 When veteran US Army fitness instructor and certified personal trainer Lori Patterson tells you she's going to help build a better you, it sounds intimidating. But Boot Camp Challenge comes from good stock- it's by exercise app developer lolo. Of all the apps reviewed, one that I still use ...

  10. Fitness worth the weight

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com First, the bad news: Chalothorn Vashirakovit, who had hoped to lose 5kg for his wedding this week, has actually increased his weight from 74.3kg to 76kg over the past six weeks. The good news: he can now slip into an old pair of trousers that didn't fit at the start of his Pure Fitness exercise programme under personal trainer Matthew ...




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