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14 Places To Learn Rock Climbing in Malaysia (Indoor & Outdoor)

Rock climbing is one sexy sport that you should attempt at least once in your life. Maybe your fear of heights is stopping you from trying this sport but hey, safety it the most important aspect in all rock climbing facilities so if one day you feel like YOLO-ing, don’t worry as experienced instructors will guide …

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Plank The Right Way In 5 Steps + Beginner & Advanced Variations

What is the best exercise move for a strong core? Planks, of course! Your core muscles are important muscles that support your spine and give you a good posture. Having a strong core not only makes your other workouts more effective but it will lead you to a flatter, leaner tummy. Compared to crunches and sit-ups, doing the …

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5 Reasons To Try Stand Up Paddle Boarding & Where To Learn

Put together surfing and kayaking, and you’ll get Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) which is the best of both worlds. You get to stand on a surfboard and admire the view as you paddle across rivers, lakes and seas. Though it doesn’t look as strenuous as surfing and kayaking, you are actually getting a full-body workout …

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My Side Hurts When I Run: Why it Happens & How to Prevent It

Ever felt a sharp jabbing pain below your right ribs while you are halfway through your run? You might be experiencing side cramps/ stitch or the more scientific term, “exercise-related transient abdominal pain” (ETAP). It’s really common among runners, but sometimes you might also get side cramps while swimming and doing other sports. Why do side cramps happen? …

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How to Use Heart Rate Training to Improve Your Recovery, Speed & Endurance

Universal Sports ran a series of videos called “Race to Recovery” which focused on the importance of using a heart rate monitor to build speed and improve recovery time for people who are training for a half or full marathon. In the 3-part series, amateur runner, Kinga Philipps works with Running Coach Jimmy Dean Freeman to …

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