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  1. When to exercise

    Posted Dec 15th 2003, 12:00am by Laura Walsh

    ... it easier to form an exercise habit when it was done in the morning. Physically, working out at this time increases your heart rate and metabolism, allowing you to burn more calories. It also sharpens your mental abilities and gives a physical boost for hours afterwards. If exercising outdoors, the early hours offer a cooler environment and the air pollution is lower. And, ...

  2. Planners should give cyclists an easier ride

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Committee of the Sports Commission, the minimum desirable amount of exercise is at least 30 minutes of moderate or vigorous physical activity at least three days a week. It said a recent survey ... to pressure to make better provision on busy roads for cyclists, physically and legally. An activist group, the Hong Kong Cycling Alliance, is pushing for a similar change here. Yet other overseas ...

  3. Oil pollution exercise launched

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Updated at 5.50pm: A annual joint anti-oil pollution exercise was launched near Lantau Island on Tuesday to train government departments and oil companies to combat oil ... the exercise allowed staff to practise their skills and capabilities. 'In addition, the simulation of crisis management and communication helps us to understand how the command system would ...

  4. Urban Jungle

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... such as philosophy, history, mythology, archaeology, anthropology, marine biology, aviation, mathematics and especially physics. But my all-time favourite has to be physics. It is not just the fundamental way that physics describes the world and the universe that is so integral to everyday life; physics is also an integral part of the history of modern civilisation. The discoveries in physics have made ...

  5. Scuba diving

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... diving even is possible for people with physical disabilities,' said open water scuba-diving instructor Daniel Yau, who has difficulty walking as a result of polio when he was younger. ... and wetsuit. While physical disabilities are not as much of a concern under water, Yau said people suffering from certain illnesses such as heart diseases and diabetes should not dive. 'If you ...

  6. letters

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on students, both physically and mentally. All most of them think about is the exams. Every day after school, they rush home to do their homework or revise for tests. Primary school students should ... and exercise, in order to lead a healthy lifestyle. So let's eat more vegetables and fruits, and exercise every day. Gina Yu, Methodist College Students need to adapt to the changes Many teachers ...

  7. Young or old, wellbeing is within reach for us all

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... For the otherwise physically healthy, Professor Lee warns that doctors are becoming more alarmed by obesity among children, mainly because of the lack of exercise and their unhealthy diet of western junk ... the exercise we take and the medical services we enjoy all have an impact on our feeling of well-being. Modern doctors don't just take temperatures any more, either. Being healthy doesn't ...

  8. Natural cures the Ayurvedic way

    Posted Aug 15th 2003, 12:00am by Anthony Woo

    ... on an informal basis. Ayurvedic treatments have fewer side-effects than western medicines, but may take longer to take effect. But it is all natural, a combination of herbs and physical exercise ... three texts, the Laghutrayi. The holistic health system combines herbal treatments, diet, massage, meditation, breathing, yoga, purging and exercise. Dr Jay Pandya is a homeopath who uses ...

  9. Living proof of dying oceans

    Posted Apr 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson For decades, scientists and others fascinated by Australia's Great Barrier Reef have been puzzling over the cause of periodic starfish infestations that kill swathes of living coral. Some blamed human activity; others argued that i ...

  10. Students sweat out 'no air-con' day

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... of deodorant, and a fresh uniform to change into after her physical education class. She was among 150,000 students across the city who went without air conditioning as part of an event organised by environmental group Footprint. 'This morning was okay, but the weather grew hotter in the afternoon,' Lai-nga said. 'It was quite stuffy in the exercising room.' Her class of about ...




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