Thursday, August 29, 2013

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Are you brave enough for Free Diving?

Ever tried to hold your breath for as long as you can? Most of us have. Well there's a sport that people hold their breath for a really long time and dive down to depths that most human never even approached before without any supports.

As we know, this sport is called Free Diving and it involves going down hundreds of feet into cold and dark waters by holding his or her breath until resurfacing rather than on the use of a breathing apparatus such as scuba gear. It's considered an extreme sport because it is very dangerous and might even cost your life. It's an experimental sport because it is revealing human capabilities which had never even been imagined. It's becoming more popular every year and many people are so interested to try it.

Free diving has been around for a very long time. It was how the ancient Greeks went down for sponges. Without so much as a snorkel, they'd dive to around 100 feet. Today's free divers go down a lot further for fun and sport. They want to join the sea world without disturbing it. No tanks, no bubbles, no noise.

And because of free diving, scientists now know that humans are closer to dolphins than had been thought. Just like dolphins, when we go into cold water a reflex kicks in which slows down our pulse; shifts blood from our extremities to our heart and to our brain. Our spleen contracts releasing oxygen rich blood into our arteries.

Is under the water a place humans belong? Free divers think so. They point out that the amniotic fluid in the womb where a fetus lives for nine months is very similar to seawater. That if a newborn is immediately submerged in a pool it will swim the breaststroke and be able to hold its breath for 40 seconds. It will retain this ability until it learns how to walk. But the human body has several adaptations under diving conditions, which stem from the mammalian diving reflex. These adaptations enable the human body to endure depth and lack of oxygen far beyond what would be possible without the reflex.

Here are some example of the training to be a free diver.
  • Equalizing Training - Your ears are the most likely physical reason to limit your depth. You can only go as deep as you can equalise your ears. 
  • Technique Training - Having a good technique will save you oxygen, give you better hydrodynamics, and make your dive more enjoyable. This is best practised on the surface in a pool and while doing dynamic apnea.
  • Breath Hold Training - You need to get “comfortable” holding your breath. This training can include maximums, Co2 tolerance and Hypoxic tolerance.
  • Relaxation Training - This will make your dive 100 times more enjoyable and save you lots of oxygen.
  • Lung Training - Slowly adapting your lungs to handle the depth and compression. This can be done with certain yoga exercises and FRC training in shallow pools.
  • Cardiovascular Training - Gives you a good cardiovascular ability (high Co2 max – oxygen uptake), strong heart and a low resting pulse.
  • High Intensity Cardio Training - Makes you able to tolerate high levels of lactic acid and making use of the anaerobic energy system.
  • Muscular Training - Gives you muscles at the right places, trained for what you want them to do and making your movements more energy efficient and relaxed.
  • Flexibility Training/Yoga - This Training will give you better knowledge of your body and make your muscles more relaxed. Flexibility will give you better technique and decrease the risk of squeeze.
  • Mental Training - Mental strength and self knowledge is imperative for freediving. Train meditation, visualisation and yoga.
Above are just the data we collected from the internet and it is just for references, if you wish to know more details about Free Diving, please look for the pros with license. Are you a free diver? Or do you have any experience in diving? Share with us.;​​​​​​​​​​​
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Friday, August 23, 2013

Friday, August 23, 2013

Delicious homemade meals of everything pork!

My parent introduce me this little place which serve great and delicious pork burgers and meaty meals at affordable price which suits us, the youngster who like to eat within this area, their service is pleasant and foods are recommended. The Hungry Hog with the slogan of 'Honest food, hungry people' is a non-halal, all pork restaurant serving great burgers, meaty meals and delicious beers!

Super Mario (RM15.90) Serve with pork patty. garlic mushrooms and cheese.

Super Mario (RM15.90) Serve with pork patty. garlic mushrooms and cheese.

Pork Ribs (RM27.90) Serve with Char Siew Spare ribs and salad.

Pork Goulash (RM18.90) Serve with stewed pork shoulder, paprika, tomatoes, bell peppers and mash.

Porky Chops (RM20.90) Serve with pork chops with honey mustard sauce watercress and mash

Dishes of the week - Salad *forgotten the name of it

Price subject to 10% service charged.

Address: No,71, Jalan SS15/4C, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operation hours: Tue - Sun: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: 012-2250877

Have you guys tried it before? Share with us what's your favorite dishes.;​​​​​​​​​​​
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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Most Famous Char Siew in town!

Ever wonder how's the best taste of Char Siew be like? Or are you a Char Siew / Siew Yok lover? We bet most of you are as it's one of our choice when we have no idea what to eat. This Restaurant has received countless compliment from most of the people who had eaten here, and you might already heard of it before.

叉烧杨烧腊 Restoran Char Siew Yong, previously known as Jia Jia Lai / Kar Kar Loi 家家来) is a road side stall along Jalan Peel, Cheras that is famous for their char siew, roast pork, steamed Tilapia, braised pork knuckle and braised chicken feet.

The Char Siew looks tasty and all and you would probably think are it tastes awesome, the time when you chew it, it will stick on your teeth for awhile, then you can feel the juicy and fatty portions.

Siew Yok 烧肉

Siew Yok 烧肉

Braised pork knuckle is another specialty here and will be order by those customers who come in groups. It should be dine when served hot or else it will be a little too oily to swallow.

Steam Chicken 白鸡

叉烧杨烧腊 Restoran Char Siew Yong
Address: No. 23,Jalan Pudu Hulu, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur 56100 Malaysia

Do you guys have any Char Siew or Siew Yok Experience and feel free to share with us, so that we can do more review of the food.;​​​​​​​​​​​
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