3 Biking Adventures to Experience in Malaysia

  Biking is one of the most exciting ways of exercising because it takes you to different places and always introduces you to new experiences. Although this could be a challenge for those living in the tropical countries because of the sweltering heat, biking still remains to be one of the most popular activities in some Asian countries like Malaysia.   If you are new to biking here are some possible adventures that you can go to.         Exploring local parks   For those looking for an easy ride, local parks are great because they have mostly flat areas, with only very few uphill climbs. If you want to go for a casual, relaxing ride, you can go to the Kepong Metropolitan Park. The area is mostly flat, which is perfect for those who are just starting out. The Taman Saujana Hijau is popular among tourists and starting cyclists because of the combination of hills and paved roads. For a challenging ride, you can visit the National Botanical Garden that has hills in the area that could be exciting for some bikers.       Urban Biking Talk to any long-time biker and they will tell you that urban biking, by itself, is an adventure. Bikers also follow the same road rules as motorists, so make sure that you know how to navigate the road before you embark on this adventure. This could be scary and intimidating at first, but fun when you get the hang of it. If you are biking at night, make use of bike lights and wear reflective clothing so that drivers can...

Ultherapy: The latest in non-invasive facelift

In the world of anti-ageing procedures, be it minimally invasive or fully non-surgical, there is one procedure that is making its name known worldwide: Ultherapy. It is a skin-tightening procedure that uses an ultrasound that is set into a high frequency to lessen wrinkles. This FDA-approved  “ultrasound therapy” tightens the skin by boosting the production of collagen in the area it is applied to and makes the patient look 10-15 years younger. It is a non-invasive and non-surgical procedure that is usually done to tighten the skin on the face, neck area, and under the chin. Better than anything else  This up and coming procedure is not only the latest but also the best in facelift treatments. Unlike a surgical facelift, there are no incisions made, therefore, there is also little to no downtime or waiting period before the results are observed. Compared to laser treatments that only reach the upper layer of the skin, the use of ultrasound enables this treatment to reach until the deep foundations of the skin. It stimulates the formation of collagen that is responsible for connecting the skin tightly to the muscles of the face and neck region. How it feels  For the majority of the patients, the most notable experience during the treatment is the painful sensation from the specialized ultrasound device. Most practitioners suggest that patients take pain-reducing medications and apply numbing cream on the area they wish to undergo treatment. Because people have different levels of pain threshold, high level of pain might be experienced by some, but this might be minimal to others.              Right after the procedure, the...

5 Healthy Juice Recipes You Need to Try Today

  Getting fit is a lifestyle change. For some people, this could get expensive. After all, you need to make investments in gym memberships, workout clothes and even a new diet plan. These days, you can go online and pre-order your meals and the loot will be delivered at your doorstep. You can even get fresh juice delivered to your workplace. But in the long run, these “conveniences” could add up. It’s all about making smart investments. For instance, buying fresh juice every day means you’re paying for the entire product—juice, bottle and the brand. Why not buy a slow juicer in Malaysia and start making your own power combinations?  Here are the top five slow juicer recipes you can try today that can save you a lot of money in the long run. Citrus Love Affair    If you love citrus, then this is the juice recipe for you. 1 large pink grapefruit • 1 pomegranate   • 3 oranges   • 3 carrots   • ½ lime Mean Green  This green juice recipe is from Joe Cross’ Fat Sick & Nearly Dead documentary film. 2 medium apples (preferably Granny smiths) • 4 stalks of celery   • 1 cucumber   • 1 ginger root thumb 6 kale leaves • ½ lemon Minty Fresh   Perfect for a mid-afternoon pick-me-up. 6 cups of spinach • 2 yellow apples • 1-2 lemons (unpeeled)   • 2 oranges   • 1 ginger thumb 6-8 stems of fresh mint Red Juice  Superfood beets can help detoxify the kidneys and your skin. It also has cancer-preventing betacyanin that can improve exercise endurance. 2 medium-size beets (tops included) • 3 carrots...

Ultherapy: A Comprehensive Guide for Before, During and After Treatment

Ultherapy is the only non-invasive cosmetic procedure that is cleared by the FDA to lift the skin on your face, under your chin, neck, and eyebrow. The technique used is ultrasound therapy. It is a non-surgical procedure that harnesses the power of ultrasound. Ultrasound has been a staple medical procedure initially for creating an image from inside the body. By checking the tissue layer beneath your targeted area, the specialist can specifically focus the ultrasound therapy where it is needed. Here is what happens before, during, and after your treatment.   Before the Treatment The first thing you have to do is look for an Ultrasound Therapy provider. Talk to their specialist and ask for a consult about your problems. They will assess and suggest which areas of your skin would need the treatment. Once you agree, they will give you a specific skin regimen that you have to follow strictly. You may also be given some prescription or medication prior to the treatment.   During the Treatment On the day of your Ultrasound Therapy, your skin will be cleansed thoroughly. The specialist will mark and note the particular areas where you need the treatment. An ultrasound gel will be applied on the target area. The ultrasound imaging will be used to see the tissue layers underneath the area. It is necessary to choose the specific spot where to focus the ultrasound energy. During the procedure, you will feel some energy being directed to certain depths of your skin. The energy is creating the optimal temperature needed for collagen generation. The energy serves as a stimulant to start the...