Doing it right

So, you have decided to go “Tarzan” and give the wilderness a try. But where do you start? What do you need to bring on this adventure and what should you do once you hit the trail? Well, here are a few useful tips from adventurer Leong Dee Lu, 39 who has hiked Mount Rainier […]

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Natural remedy

If you’re asking why should you go into a jungle for hiking when you can go to a gym in a shopping mall, then you haven’t the slightest idea what nature brings. Consultant physician and geriatrician Rajbans Singh says outdoor activities are actually one of the best forms of exercise for young people. And since […]

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Last week’s tag: #FitHealth

IN a move to encourage healthy living and fitness, the Health Ministry recently announced that they will be introducing a ‘no lift day’ in the ministry’s complexes, hospitals and health departments after the fasting month. On that particular day, which will be held on a weekly basis, everyone will have to take the stairs – […]

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Last week’s tag: #DIYhealth

LAST week’s cover story was on young people who take their health and fitness into their own hands through research over the Internet, and a lot of trial-and-error experiments. These youths set out to plan their own meals and come up with exercise regimes that they tailor to their own needs. We brought up the […]

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Doing it yourself

By NASA MARIA ENTABAN SIVARAJAN Gunarajan used to be obese. When he was 19, he weighed 101kg, ate whatever he wanted and never exercised. Over the past three years, however, he shed all his excess weight, won the title of Mr Malaysia Top Model 2010 and adopted healthy eating habits. Here’s the clincher: Siva, […]

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