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  • Exclusive Interview With 8x Mr Olympia Ronnie Coleman In Singapore

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    Fitness Sutra Interview With 8x Mr Olympia Ronnie Coleman Holding a record number of 8 straight wins as Mr Olympia and the most wins as a IFBB professional with 26, Ronnie Coleman is unrivalled in his conditioning and massive physique the moment he steps onto the bodybuilding stage. Arguably the greatest bodybuilder ever, his passion for the sport and his laid-back and humble attitude towards his ...

    Exclusive Interview With 8x Mr Olympia Ronnie Coleman In Singapore
  • Bodybuilding by Adrian Tan: How to get started in bodybuilding

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    Two-time Mr Singapore Adrian Tan is a household name in the local bodybuilding scene. Want a body like his? Then follow this series of articles from the man himself, aimed at helping aspiring bodybuilders. Here’s the first steps on how to get started in bodybuilding: 1) Read up on various training and nutrition topics online. Popular websites include Bodybuilding.com, a major online supple ...

    Bodybuilding by Adrian Tan: How to get started in bodybuilding
  • Age and injury are no barriers to fitness

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    A car accident in 1998 left GJ Vandenatter with a reconstructed knee and ankle, and he was unable to run or do any form of exercise for a long time. That happened in Switzerland at the age of 39 and he could only watch helplessly as his health and fitness deteriorated. “I had an operation for my meniscus when I was 16 and my right knee never really got stable again. I broke a lot of bones i ...

    Age and injury are no barriers to fitness
  • Fitness Sutra Store Moves

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    Commencing 26 August 2014, the Fitness Sutra Shop will be redirected to NutriFirst.net. In-house sales operations and delivery by Ta-Q-Bin will cease with immediate effect. Thank you for all your support over the past year. It has been a pleasure and joy serving each and every customer of the Fitness Sutra Shop. We will continue to provide the best level of sports, health and lifestyle content on ...

    Fitness Sutra Store Moves
  • Recipe: Gluten-free Maqui Chocolate Buckwheat Squares

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    By Ruiyi Yap Ingredients 1 cup buckwheat flour 0.5 cup almond flour 2 tbsp coconut sugar 6 tbsp raw cacao powder 2 tbsp coconut oil 1 ripe avocado 1.5 cups almond milk 3 tbsp maqui powder 350 – 500g greek yogurt 1 tbsp grade B maple syrup Directions 1. Preheat oven to 180C. 2. Blend avocado in food processor and set aside. 3. In a large mixing bowl, mix buckwheat flour, almond flour, coco ...

    Recipe: Gluten-free Maqui Chocolate Buckwheat Squares

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