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  1. Exercise keeps you fit- and healthy

    Posted Sep 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I usually feel sick and dizzy after exercise. I fall ill very easily, especially with flu. When I'm on a bus or a train, I can feel my body picking up bugs whenever the people around me cough and sneeze. Experts say we should do more exercise to maintain good health and fight off illness. I like to play badminton and table tennis, but it's hard to book an indoor ...

  2. We need to foster an exercise culture

    Posted Sep 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How much exercise is enough? That is a pertinent question in Hong Kong, where work and study eat into our time, and dense development leaves us with little recreational open space. According to the Community Sports Committee of the Sports Commission, the minimum is at least 30 minutes of moderate or vigorous physical activity at least three days a week. Just 1? hours out ...

  3. Look out for our special summer sports page

    Posted Jun 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Many people in Hong Kong are busy with work and seldom exercise or play sports. Office workers spend the day in front of the computers. They feel flat and listless after office hours and prefer lying on the sofa watching television. They don't even think about exercise. Cycling and playing football or basketball help us reduce body fat and keep fit. Hiking and swimming make ...

  4. Fighting flab

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

    ... of energy enters the body (by eating) and very little exits (by exercise). The best way to combat this is to eat healthy food, have small meals regularly, and start exercising 3-6 days per week. If you do something physical that you also enjoy, you'll stick with it longer. ...

  5. Jennifer Vuletic, 45, actress

    Posted Mar 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... minutes. It's quicker when I go to the gym in the morning because I do the rest after the gym. Are you on a diet? No. What exercise do you do? I go to the gym a lot. Have you ever had acne? ... on your face. If you are unhappy or mean-spirited you will start to look ugly. So be nice! What's your beauty secret? Plenty of exercise. I always look better if I've been exercising. ...

  6. Fiterati

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the gym. Favourite exercise or regimen? Water skiing, tennis and jogging... all memories of the past. Diet- are you a healthy eater? In the past absolutely not- I've always eaten too much ... be tempted. Favourite sport: Skiing. Health tip: As you can tell I'm no expert, but I have learned that what ever exercise you hate or food you don't like is usually good for you so to stay ...

  7. Skipping to a world record

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung When Timothy Ho Chu-ting skips at speed, you have to close your eyes and listen to the beat of every skip to understand how fast he is going. The reigning Asian champion and World Championships silver medallist is now gaining momentum to break ...

  8. Rope skippers jumping for joy

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh Despite a rainstorm, Tuesday was a jolly good day for rope skippers: they broke two records. Fourteen Hong Kong rope-skipping athletes aged 13-17 broke the Guinness World Record for the most skips by a team over a single rope in three minutes. ...

  9. Be active - and stay healthy and happy

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... both our joys and sorrows, victories and defeats. Sports like running and swimming can greatly improve our fitness and they are good for the heart. Exercise also boosts our strength ... of changes and new experiences. But one benefit some people forget is that sport can keep you happy. Exercising makes the body produce endorphins, chemicals that help you feel peaceful and happy. ...

  10. Interest in rope skipping jumps after medal haul

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Rope skipping is a good way to keep fit. It is something that can be done in any open space. The sport has become increasingly popular since the Hong Kong team won several medals at the Rope Skipping World Championships in Britain last summer. ...




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