Hump Day Quickie Tip

BEAT THE BRAIN FATIGUE… MOVE A LITTLE MORE Researchers have long known that regular exercise increases the number of organelles called mitochondria in muscle cells. Since mitochondria are responsible for generating energy, this numerical boost is thought to underlie many of the positive physical effects of exercise, such as increased strength or endurance. Exercise also…

Weight Loss Secret

Weight Loss Secret? It starts with self-image Another great article written by Marcel Daane, creator of MET (Movement Efficiency Training) Method “Just the other day, I was in a business meeting. Even though this meeting was not supposed to be related to fitness or health, I noticed that the small talk going around the table…

Hump Day Quickie Tip

Stay Hydrated You should drink plenty of water every day. Try to drink at least eight glasses (or 64 oz.) of water per day. The benefits drinking water provides are optimal hydration as well as a feeling of “fullness” without added calories. Sometimes people will mistake thirst for hunger. Because of this, staying hydrated can…

Movement Efficiency Training Course

Ever since Marcel told me about his course, I’ve been waiting for an opportunity to attend again since I had missed last month’s due to chest infection.  I finally get to go this Sunday (22 May) ! Here’s an introduction of the course (from http://www.marcel-fit.com) SandBell / Hyperwear Movement Efficiency Training Course (M.E.T) Teaching the…

ViPR in Malaysia

Some shots from the recent showcase launch of ViPR at the Sunway Resort, organized by local distributor ECO Lifestyle Fitness “ViPR was created from a need to evolve training tools, foster purposeful motion and blend strength training with functional training and movement. Movement is fundamental. And what makes up effective movement is a blend of…

Are you an infomercial “victim”?

Infomercials promoting weight loss with the minimal info given and then having models with washboard abs telling you they got results via…3mins a day…?? Sounds too good to be true? Well, IT IS! It drives me up the wall and sends shivers down my spine everytime I hear about people buying these equipment based only…

More Breaks from Sitting Are Good for Waistlines and Hearts

ScienceDaily (Jan. 13, 2011) — It is becoming well accepted that, as well as too little exercise, too much sitting is bad for people’s health. Now a new study has found that it is not just the length of time people spend sitting down that can make a difference, but also the number of breaks…