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Muscle Up

Some people seem to be able to put on muscle by simply throwing some weights around. For most people, though, it’s a challenge — the simple fact is that they are just not lifting properly or using the wrong types of programmes.

Dan Dockery

In Hanoi’s halcyon days after doi moi, the city rose at 5am and went to bed at 9pm. There were few restaurants, no bars beyond the staple bia hoi, and little to occupy the restless soul. By the mid-1990s there was a smattering of international restaurants, the odd bar, and the start of something akin to nightlife. By the turn of the century, this had gone up another notch or two. But beyond the odd band night — the Filipino bands had yet to infiltrate the city — there was little live music and only a few DJs, mainly local.

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