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Why the suspension is killing me

It was a hot and sweaty Valentine's Day for Chalothorn Vashirakovit, spent with two straps and a guy. But it's not what you think.

Tuesday, 21 February, 2012, 12:00am

Reach for the beach

Ah, the beach. With sun, sea and sand it makes for the perfect lazy weekend, but also a terrific - and free - fitness facility to get a great workout in.

20 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Workout that fits the bill

The push-up is one of the best-known exercises in the world. It is practised at school during PE lessons, in the army and police force, and by athletes from a wide range of sports. But there's more than one type of push-up.

16 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Stamina builders

This week we will work on 'frog jumps' to help you burn calories and build up stamina

Start in a push-up position on your hands and toes. Make sure your hands are directly under your shoulders.

Keeping your hands on the ground and your arms straight, jump forward with both feet.

Land with both feet outside your hands. Lift your head and chest up.

17 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Strong-arm tactics

This week we will work on our shoulders and triceps with pike push-ups and triceps dips. Remember to warm up before working out. For every move, try to do four sets of 10. If it is too challenging, start with fewer repetitions.

1 On all fours with arms and feet slightly wider than the shoulder. Remember to bring your hip up.

15 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Set the tone

For shoulders that would make Arnold Schwarzenegger/Jennifer Aniston jealous, do these simple exercises - plank up and push-up rotation - at home. For every move, try to do four sets of 10. If this is too challenging, start out with fewer reps. Remember to warm up before working out.

10 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Goodbye, girls, now bring on the beefcake

Hong Kong may be a financial hub but Sanya in Hainan is cementing its place for pageants. The resort town hosted the Miss World finals for three straight years to 2005 and the 2006 World's Strongest Man Contest. Now, bring on the Mr World finals.

9 Feb 2007 - 12:00am