• Features,  Fitness,  Lifestyle,  Wellness

    Best 5 Hiking Spots Around Klang Valley

    Sometimes when the weekend comes along, you just don’t know what to do and are just itching to do something.  The thing is, you’re fed up of malls, cafe hopping, cinemas and well, just had enough of what the city has to offer. This calls for a short weekend getaway. Perhaps an overnight trip is not suitable as you’ve too much to do and also, don’t have the time to plan an overnight trip. So, a day trip is the answer such as going to Sekinchan or even to Gopeng for something more adventurous. Both aren’t too far away and frankly, a great day out for you and the family…

  • Fitness,  Wellness

    3 Easy Workouts For You To Exercise At Home

    Hitting the gym or getting a workout in after work for some of us can be a real challenge, especially when you’ve had a particularly rough day at work. So, do you hit the gym or hit the couch and grab that TV remote? It’s something we totally understand because believe us, when you’ve had a hard day at work, we know that there’s nothing better than crashing out on the couch in front of the TV watching your favourite show or reading a good book. However, no matter how busy you are, take the step to push yourself a little to get in a bit of exercise. Some of…

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    How To Build A Home Gym & Not Go Broke!

    You probably wish you had a home gym. Who doesn’t? It’s convenient. It’s cool. It probably makes you want to exercise more. On the flip side, you probably assume that it’s expensive to have a home gym. That’s a myth. Now we’re not talking about extravagant lavish home gyms you see on marketing materials. We’re talking about a functional and simple home gym. You can start modifying a space in your home, or you can find a good room to make it a gym. After all, your main aim is to work out and get fit, right? Here’s how to have one on a budget. But first, you should scout for a…

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    How To Burn Calories All Day Long?

    All of us want to maximise our body’s fat burning potential as much as we can because if it’s possible, why not? The thing with metabolism, it can be an odd thing. As a lot of us know, our metabolism slows down with age. According to Prevention.com, the average woman gains 1.5 pounds a year during her adult life — enough to pack on 40-plus pounds (about 18kg) by her 50s. And that is if she doesn’t have to deal with hormonal issues, pregnancy weight gain, muscle loss, and stress. Weight gain, like a lot of things in life can be inevitable. It’s how we deal with it that is…

  • Features,  Fitness,  Lifestyle,  Wellness

    Get Active With Sports Bandits – KL’s First Social Sports Community!

    If you’ve ever played in a team sport and haven’t had the chance to do so since you left school, but still have aspirations of doing so, there’s an answer here for you. We bring you Sports Bandits, Kuala Lumpur’s first social sports community, which is set to shake up how team sports should be played – with camaraderie and with lots of fun! Sports Bandits is a new organisation formed with the goal of getting young busy professionals active and social by providing accessibility to an enjoyable co-ed sports experience within a fun social community. Sports Bandits organises team sports such as volleyball, dodgeball, basketball, badminton, ultimate frisbee, capture the…

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    3 Yoga Poses To Keep Cellulite At Bay

    Take a stance against cellulite! Cellulite, the annoying cottage cheese effect is the cause of frustration for so many women. It can happen to anyone while appearing mostly in the thighs and backside areas. One of the most effective ways to fight cellulite is through diet and exercise. In the war against the dimples, strength-boosting yoga moves will work wonders to tighten, tone and lengthen the muscles to make skin look and feel smoother. Get into position with the three moves listed here by Health.com. Do these at least three to four times a week in line with a healthy diet, cardio workouts and lots of hydration. This will help…

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    Simple Office Stretches To Keep You Going

    Don’t just sit there – stretch your way through work! It is unavoidable that majority of us have desk jobs. And while you most probably already know that sitting behind a desk all day can increase your waistline, it can also do a number on your body, muscles and joints. To learn more about why sitting down too long is bad for you, click here.  This is why it is important to stretch throughout the day. In fact, just a few minutes of stretching can help relax stiff muscles, relieve eye strain, as well as boost your energy and work flow. Try these simple office stretches now for a better health, and…

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    Fitness On The Go: Celebrity Fitness Joins Global Gym Passport Program

    Good news falls upon all you Celebrators and gym bunnies – your membership experience has just expanded globally! To further explain, Celebrity Fitness members now have access to a worldwide network of nearly tens of thousands of gyms around the world – provided you sign up for the IHRSA Passport program that is. The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Associate (IHRSA) is essentially a global trade association that aims to provide convenience and connect gym goers around the world through their prestigious and global program. Through this affiliation, Celebrity Fitness members in all its territories will be able to visit any participating gym simply by presenting an IHRSA passport, their…

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    5 Superheroes Workout Routines You Can Try

    Do you have what it takes to become a superhero? No? Let us or rather Neila Rey help you out. The fitness expert has created some really fun superheroes workouts among others on her site. She has over a decade worth of experience in running, body weight training, martial arts and boxing. Her belief is that fitness needs to be accessible and fun for everyone, so she has dedicated her life to make it more so. Get ripped like your favourite superhero in this series of workout below (click to enlarge). Wolverine   Spiderman   Wonder Woman   Ironman   Batman   Bonus if you want to be more bada**,…

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    16-Year Old Girl Planks for 1 Hour 20 Minutes, Breaks World Record

    For most of us, doing a 1-minute plank is a struggle enough –  imagine holding it for 80 minutes!   Gabi Ury is not your average 16-year old. While most girls want a Sweet 16 birthday, this teen planked for 80 minutes straight – earning herself a spot on the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest plank (double the previous entry). In case you didn’t already know, planking involves incredible core strength as you prep yourself onto your elbows while straightening your body parallel to the floor and holding the position for as long as you can to engage your abdominal muscles. On her website, Gabi says that…