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2017-09-22 |

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A racket is fundamentally determined by its weight and stiffness, and its shaft is the primary structure which directly transmits the hitting feel of the racket. Conceivably, “The shaft is the soul of a racket”....

2014-11-21 |

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This system makes both formal competitions and practice more fun. In this article a system often used in major international tournaments—the single elimination system—will be introduced....

2014-10-03 |

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People who play badminton should understand what the judges’ hand signal mean. Below we will explain eight hand signals often used by the service judge and line judges in badminton competitions...

2014-09-14 |

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The muscles of endurance athletes such as marathon runners, cyclists and triathletes, need to consume glycogen for long periods and thus have high calorie requirements, meaning that they need to eat more saccharide food than other athletes. In partic...

2014-09-01 |

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We shouldn’t lose weight too quickly, with the ideal weight loss 0.5-1kg per week, and no more than 2-4 kg per month, otherwise, after successfully losing weight, your weight can easily quickly bounce back...

2014-08-16 |

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How to measure the portions of each of the main six type of foods is a commonly asked question. Below, the daily portions of the main six food types and estimation method are introduced....

2014-08-08 |

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Do you play badminton once or twice a week, each time for more than one hour? Actually, not just badminton players, anyone who exercises regularly will benefit from the suggestions in this article, so be sure to read it carefully!...

2014-07-30 |

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What is the suitable length of time to wait before eating after doing sport? In a study, one group of subjects was given food 30 minutes after doing sport while a second group was given the same food four hours after doing sport;10 weeks later...

2014-07-25 |

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People often say that you shouldn’t eat before sport. Is this correct? Nutritionist Chang Pei-rong says that actually it’s incorrect to do sports without having eaten anything all; it is essential to eat before...

2014-07-22 |

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Racket, string type and poundage are the three main factors that affect feel when you play. Generally speaking, the order of the three for effect on feel is, from greatest effect to lowest: racket>string poundage>string type...

2014-06-30 |

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People over 50 years of age are most susceptible to frozen shoulder with the likely causes overuse use of previous injury. The shoulder is a round joint and can move through 360 degrees in...

2014-06-28 |

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Anyone whose knees have suffered impact in an accident or have twisted their knee or torn or severed their knee ligaments can, over time, even if they feel they have fully recovered, induce joint pain by having incorrect posture...

2014-06-21 |

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Long-term poor posture with head down as children play with their phone/tablet affects a child’s physical development and height....

2014-06-13 |

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Stretching to help prevent and ease de Quervain's tenosynovitis and tennis elbow, ailments commonly suffered by women. “Mother’s wrist” isn’t only only caused by holding a baby or pet for a long time...

2014-06-03 |

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Apart from switching to an ergonomic mouse pad and not letting the elbow hang in the air when using a PC you should also remember to lift up the arms every 15 minutes and spend 10 seconds releasing wrist pressure, and also do wrist exercises when res...

2014-05-22 |

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Stretching exercises are what people commonly refer to as “pulling tendons”. Through the pumping effect of simple stretching exercises the tendons that connects muscle and bone are extended suitably...

2014-05-14 |

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The Hawkeye system has 8 high-speed cameras set up around the court and a computer carries out overall calculation to build a simulated 3D space and calculate the position of the tennis ball as it moves through this space...

2014-05-08 |

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The so-called court challenge right means that each player/pair has the right to question a call that goes against them twice in a match. This right should be used carefully and not used...

2014-05-08 |

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The Hawkeye system combines six high speed cameras and a complex computer calculation system that tracks and calculates the position of a ball/shuttlecock as its moves through 3D space...

2014-04-23 |

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Badminton beginners should understand the rules and official terms before compete a game. It can help you avoid to be panic when the judge says some technical terms...