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  1. Tips for exercising in the heat

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Wear light-coloured, loose-fitting clothes made of breathable fabric. Loose clothing allows air to pass over your body. Avoid dark clothes and wear sunscreen. Take a hat. Exercise in the morning or late evening. If possible, exercise in the shade. Allow some time to get used to higher temperatures. Keep exercise sessions short if you're not used to hot weather, and gradually ...

  2. Many university students don't get enough exercise

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There's no doubt that exercise is good for your health. However, many Hong Kong university students don't get any exercise because physical education isn't offered as part ... be a condition for graduation. NG KA-HEI Po Leung Kuk Centenary Li Shiu Chung Memorial College Thanks for your letter Ka-hei. I agree that physical exercise is key to good health. If you exercise ...

  3. So why is being physically active so good for you?

    Posted Oct 15th 2006, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Wynnie Chan Exercise helps reduce the risk of developing a variety of diseases in later life, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, back pain, osteoporosis and obesity. Research has shown that exercising helps to improve mood and relieve stress by releasing 'happy' hormones called endorphins. As if that wasn't incentive enough, a recent scientific ...

  4. Hongkongers are hot to trot

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law A $5,880 exercise machine that works up a sweat through gentle 'reciprocal pelvic movements' has become the favourite new toy for families. The description may make ... and effective.' The machine, which mimics the trot of a horse in its front, back and lateral movements, is being marketed as a 'real form of exercise'- distinguishing it from the passive form ...

  5. Take a break and de-stress with exercise

    Posted Dec 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... no jobs while others, like cleaners and security guards, earn low wages. We should try to relieve our pressure by doing exercise during our spare time. This will help us enjoy a comfortable life. ... studying all day or hunched over a computer. I agree with you, Hiu-man, that exercise is a great stress-buster- it's what I do to relieve the pressures that can build up over the week. A good ...

  6. Exercise a good way of beating stress

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... even realise you're getting stressed. My personal favourite stress-buster is exercise. If I'm feeling stressed or anxious about something, I go for a run or a bike ride- anything that gets my heart rate up. After 30 minutes of hard exercise, I always feel more relaxed. And when you aren't stressed, you are able to think more clearly- so you'll do better in your ...

  7. Inventor follows sage's unusual exercise advice

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... members as guinea pigs for his experiment because he hates going to the gym and exercising. 'I don't like exercising on those machines. I think exercising is dangerous.' He said he shared his aversion to exercise with the late British prime minister Winston Churchill, a man known for chomping on a fat cigar and sipping fine red wines than for any physical activity. ...

  8. Stay healthy by doing regular exercise

    Posted Sep 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... free exercise classes. Keeping fit means you will be healthier. There is a Chinese proverb that says 'health is more important than wealth'. It is very important to remember this. LO ... younger years. Looking after your health should begin in your teens. Anyone can exercise- you don't have to be a member of a fancy gym. The beaches are free and so are our country parks. ...

  9. Make use of summer holidays to stay healthy

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In Hong Kong, many people don't do enough exercise. Schools should have more physical education lessons and offer more extra-curricular activities that involve exercise. The government could also build more facilities and organise sports days which involve team sports and entertaining activities. This will help get across to the public how important exercise is for your ...

  10. System just refuses to get physical

    Posted Sep 30th 2006, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... aged 10 to 16 on their exercise patterns and attitudes towards physical education, as part of a study conducted with an Australian university due to be released next month. While about 70 per ... to physical education, despite studies suggesting that children here could be among the most inactive in the world, researchers say. Professor Amy Ha Sau-ching, of the Chinese University of Hong ...




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