Category Archives: Health

Paddle for a Cause at the 2014 Singapore Canoe Marathon

Paddle for a Cause at the 2014 Singapore Canoe Marathon We’ve all heard of Black Friday (shopping), and more recently Cyber Monday (online shopping) and even a Small Business Saturday (support your local mom-and-pop shops). Do you know there is … Continue reading

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What do you get when you combine origami with a kayak?

Canoe and Kayak Magazine: Newest Kayak “in the Fold” http://goo.gl/mag/Z04SWyr I once bought an inflatable kayak. The darn thing was so heavy I practically need to trolley to chug it around, and takes so long to assemble I’ve used it … Continue reading

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Kayak ride with Adam van Koeverden

Adam van Koeverden is one of the best sprint kayakers in the world. Check out his beautiful technique in this video – both from the front and back.

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Gabriel Weston talks about fat on “Horizon: The Truth about Fat”

What happens when you get a surgeon to discuss the reasons people get fat? I expected her to focus on surgery as a cure, and that’s exactly what I got. Let’s start from the top. According to the RadioTimes blurb … Continue reading

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Why Buddhist Tibetans eat meat

This photo shows the national dish of Tibet – “sha momos” or juicy beef dumplings. It is similar to the “xiao long bao”, a dumpling popular with many Chinese. The NY Times reported that Tibetans are “great lovers of meat” … Continue reading

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The Once and Future Way to Run – NYTimes.com

The only way to halt the running-injury epidemic, it seems, is to find a simple, foolproof method to relearn what the Tarahumara never forgot. A one best way to the one best way. Earlier this year, I may have found … Continue reading

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My first month on a low-carbohydrate diet

One month ago, I started eliminating as much carbohydrates as possible from my food intake. This includes all sugared beverages (soft drinks, fruit juices, tea), flour products (rice, noodles, pasta, pizza, bread etc), and starchy vegetables (namely potatoes). My BMI … Continue reading

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