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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong needs a new mindset to encourage physical education

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 04:22am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Give the public a sporting chance The annual Standard Chartered marathon and fun run are a reminder that Hong Kong people are not as indifferent to exercise through ... and fitness among officials, parents and a younger generation under relentless pressure to enhance academic fitness at the expense of physical fitness. Our city should be promoting sport and fitness ...

  2. Time to get physical

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Wynnie Chan Abby asks: What sort of exercise is best for people my age? Wynnie says: We all know that exercise is good for us. Being physically fit means you have the energy and strength ... To be physically fit, there are three areas we need to work on: cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength and flexibility. Cardiovascular exercises help us do physical work for a long time without getting ...

  3. An exercise in aesthetics

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Home exercise equipment has always looked out of place in the home with visual aesthetics coming second behind the durability needed for professional fitness centres. However, the designers at LUNAR are changing that idea. The seemingly contrasting themes of fitness and stylish living come together through its Nova climbing wall (inset) and Vela exercise bike (above), both ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - FROM THE EXPERTS

    From the experts: how to exercise safely

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 10:18am by DR RAY NG

    ... If Roger wants to resume physical activity after a sustained sedentary lifestyle, he should seek medical advice first. Due to the high-intensity aspect of HIIT, people who are not used to exercise ... Dr Ray Ng life@scmp.com When to proceed with caution with your workout Enthusiasm for exercising is a good thing, and should be encouraged. But there are some things to consider before ...

  5. 12-week fitness clinic to help runners train for marathon

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... The clinic, on offer to 200 beginners and 40 intermediate runners, involves physiotherapists assessing their physical condition and helping them design a proper training regime. The marathon - one ... because training in cold weather was not as effective. Once the race was finished, competitors should step back from exercise for two weeks to recover. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Middle-age spread can be beaten through exercise and diet

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 10:29am by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead life@scmp.com It's harder to stay lean as you age, but middle-age spread can be moderated with exercise and a healthy diet, writes Kate Whitehead Growing sideways ... to this a more sedentary and often more stressful lifestyle and it all adds up to a gut. Do cardio and weight-bearing exercises, as both are good for you Dr Nichola Salmond That's the last place you ...

  7. Should physical education be compulsory in schools?

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Cathy Chan

    ... Cathy Chan, Jessica Leung Cathy Chan, 16, CCC Kei Chi Secondary School Physical education has long been compulsory in many schools across the world. Educators say it helps children to develop the habit of exercising. But I think PE actually reduces students' interest in sport so it should not be compulsory. It is true that PE gives children a chance to try different types ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Push the envelope

    Posted Jan 18th 2010, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... with daily physical movements such as driving a car. 'It's not designed to replace other exercise,' Wayburne says, adding that many people still go to the gym, dance classes or yoga ... Suzanne Harrison If you have ever uttered the words, 'I hate the gym', or 'it's too hot' as an excuse not to exercise, maybe you haven't looked ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - EDUCATION

    British study finds that regular exercise boosts learning for children

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Regular exercise 'boosts learning for children' Regular exercise boosts teenagers' school grades- and particularly helps girls in science, a British study finds. The more physically active they were, the better children performed in school, according to findings published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Physical activity ...




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