Turn Back the Clock On Your Figure
Too tired or busy to work out? Your lack of exercise may have more long-term effects on your waistline than you realize. Here's how to fix it.
your trainers are gathering dust and your Lycra has... More > lost its lustre, perhaps it's time to get your motivation mojo back. According to research at Linkoping University in Sweden, just one month slobbing on the sofa can have effects that last as long as two years. In the study, for four weeks volunteers were told to pig out on fast food to boost their kilojoule intake by 70 per cent and reduce their activity levels (taking no more than 5000 steps a day). After one month there was an average weight gain of 6.4 kilograms.< Less
Android Programming Tips, Tricks & Tutorials
There are two major steps for getting started with Android:
1. You need to install the Android SDK and developer tools
2. You should build a test project to confirm that those tools are properly... More > installed and configured
If you have already done some form of "hello, world" project with the development tools on your development machine, you can skip this tutorial.
If you have not yet installed the Android SDK and related tools, there is an appendix that covers this process. Once you have the Android SDK, it is time to make your first Android project. The good news is that this requires zero lines of code – Android's tools create a "Hello, world!" application for you as part of creating a new project. All you need to do is build it, install it, and see it come up on your emulator or device. That is what this tutorial is for.< Less
An Ultimate Training of Putting
Putting is simple. It's rolling a small ball into a large, round hole. It always ends in success. A holed putt is the successful finish of every golf hole you play (although this success takes a... More > little longer on some holes than on others).
However, some golfers don't think putting is so simple. As the late, great Ben Hogan once said, "Putting is a different game." And he meant it! Ben thought putting was so different that it shouldn't count in one's score. He believed the person who hit the ball best with a full swing, the one who hit the most greens in regulation, or the golfer who consistently hit his shots closest to the pins should win.< Less
An Ultimate Training Book for Swimmers
Competitive swimmers probably have made a great commitment to their sports than any other group of athletes amateur or professional. Swimmers train long hours at an incredible intensity. In addition,... More > coaches have employed knowledge from exercise physiology, biomechanics and kinesiology to formulate training programs designed to strengthen, condition finely tune swimmers’ bodies. They have their swimmers supplementing water work with running, yoga, weight, and calisthenics, swim benches , shock cords, ropes, wheels, strength and anything else that looks like it might’s help build strength , stamina and flexibility. In the water, swimmer are asked to further stress their capacity to performs work by using drag suits, donuts, paddles , tubes, stretch cords, wrist weights and the like. As a result, swimmer keeps getting faster.
But everyone keeps getting faster. The technology is available to all. And most swimmers are training long hours at high intensity.< Less