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  1. Military muscles in

    Posted Feb 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will be punished with 40 push-ups. As the exercise unfolds, the recruits drag their bodies back and forth filling their sandbags, while Brabon and his fellow instructors scream at them. 'Shut up ... starts (recruits are committed to attend every morning at 6am, without fail, or their teammates will be punished with more push-ups). Then stretch them to their physical limits for a gruelling 90 ...

  2. Physical activity for mental health

    Posted Sep 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Leighton Tsai

    ... Leighton Tsai Physical activity for mental health Reduce depression and anxiety. Use aerobic exercises such as running, swimming, biking, hiking and rowing. Meditate and practise yoga. Exercise regularly for at least 10 weeks. Best benefits to those who are less fit initially, those high in anxiety initially, those who are more depressed. ...

  3. Electronic exercise belts fail to fight the flab

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... exercise regime of sit-ups- electronic exercise belts don't work, says the Consumer Council. But there is little authorities can do about the advertised benefits of the belts, ... and give the [same] effects from exercising,' said Matthew Ng, chairman of the publicity and community relations committee at the Consumer Council. The council studied advertising for seven ...

  4. Marathon makers

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... apart from recreational runners, allowing them to run faster and further. Exercise experts say small physiological differences are enough to make one runner smooth and relaxed and run fast ...

  5. Tips on lifting weights for stress relief

    Posted Sep 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Leighton Tsai

    ... Leighton Tsai Tips on lifting weights for stress relief Train intensively: Putting maximum effort and focus into your workout will generate higher release of endorphins. Train in the morning: By working out early in the morning, you will benefit from the ...

  6. Skipping their classes

    Posted Nov 13th 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... of the primary school's sports campaign, Heung To Middle School has been invited to coach its students on soccer, tennis, table-tennis and aerobics. Fung Hon-man, a physical education teacher for more than 30 years at the secondary school, said physical fitness would enable students to be more efficient in daily life. 'Healthy students always have a higher energy level, which ...

  7. Anna Choi, acrobat troupe performer

    Posted Feb 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Name three products you can't live without. Foundation, moisturising lipstick and cream. Are you on a diet? No. I don't feel I need to diet. Do you exercise? Yes. I exercise ... usually wear make-up. I wash my face and put on toner and cream. What's your beauty secret? Exercising lots. What do you like most about your body? My eyes. Eyes reflect the soul. How much do ...

  8. Getting addicted

    Posted Jul 30th 2004, 12:00am by Leighton Tsai

    ... Leighton Tsai Hong Kong-based sports psychologist Dr Michelle Blaydon says 'exercise addiction is defined as the inability of an individual to spend any length of time without exercise, often to the detriment of their own physical health and normal social and occupational functioning'. Following her research into exercise addiction (her findings have been published ...

  9. Review system to shake up doctor training

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... be anonymous during the exercise and only the team leader would know an individual's assessment result. The leaders would also be assessed by their staff and the results would be made known ... Last December, he expanded the programme to the eye teams at the Hong Kong Eye Hospital and United Christian Hospital, with more than 80 people taking part. The exercise will become an annual ...

  10. Transformers

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... something like the models in the magazine). Even though each article promises to help you lose weight and become fitter by giving you expert diet and exercise advice, rarely do people keep ... participant is given advice on how to change their shape. Often these contests are modelled on the best-seller weight-loss and exercise programme in Bill Philips' book Body for Life. Before ...




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