I have always loved sports, but I've never enjoyed the gym much. Finding the motivation to go is hard, and even when I get there I am quite non-committal in my efforts without anyone to push me. I much prefer playing games, in particular badminton and team sports like hockey.
Anyone who has ever tried to get in shape knows the trap I fell into: if I'd already missed a workout, why not just take it easy and get back into it next week, when my schedule returned to normal? Gotta get back at it.
Throughout September reporter Wong Yat-hei will work out at Torq Cycle. In his last week, he reflects on all he has learned.
Throughout September, reporter Wong Yat-hei will train at Torq Cycle. This week, he learns that it's the core that really matters
Chin Teik, founder and president of Chin Teik Consulting based in Hong Kong, shares some of experience and knowledge, that you can apply to your school and daily life, to use your time more efficiently.
When Heidi Yeung volunteered for martial arts, some doubted whether this beauty fiend would be able to handle it. Turns out there's some fight behind that make-up and glowing skin.
"The adult world has traditionally not been very accepting of failure. In most business cultures, it is better to fake your way through something than to admit you don't know the real answers. If you don't admit your ignorance, you can never learn."
Having a mental illness is often seen as shameful. This means many people try to hide their problems and do not get the help they need. But mental illness like depression is a serious and valid condition, and there's help out there.
The common thinking is that lifting heavy weights is only for people who want big muscles, but Ariel Conant soon found out - the hard way - that that isn't true at all.
With my new "can do" attitude, I was more than ready to tackle week three at Coastal Fitness Performance Training.