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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Fitness Sutra officially launches Webstore

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    After much anticipation, local sports and fitness platform Fitness Sutra officially launches its very own webstore. It takes a no-frills approach, focusing on low prices and prompt delivery services. The webstore currently stocks eight popular brands including MusclePharm, Jay Cutler, NutriFirst, BPI Sports and Universal Nutrition among others. The webstore is fully-stocked with everything from p ...

    Fitness Sutra officially launches Webstore

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Fitness Sutra officially launches Webstore

Fitness Sutra officially launches Webstore

After much anticipation, local sports and fitness platform Fitness Sutra officially launches its very own webstore. It takes a no-frills approach, focusing on low prices and prompt delivery services. The webstore currently stocks eight popular brands including MusclePharm, Jay Cutler, NutriFirst, BPI Sports and Universal Nutrition among others. The webstore is fully-stocked with everything from pre-workout and fat-loss to multivitamins and amino acids. A flat delivery rate of S$6 applies to all orders made regardless of … Read entire article »

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Make-up for the gym – yay or nay?

Make-up for the gym – yay or nay? I am sure you have ever come across girls in the gym who work out with make up. Having a little make up on is fine, but I find it super strange when I see girls decked out in club-worthy make up. I would think it is bad for the skin, no? With all the sweat opening up your pores and your make up clogging … Read entire article »

Youths Take The Lead To Pledge Their Support Against Racism At Orange Ribbon Run 2014

Youths Take The Lead To Pledge Their Support Against Racism At Orange Ribbon Run 2014 Close to 2,000 youths made a stand against racism at the Orange Ribbon Run held at Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza. The event organised by OnePeople.sg, saw a strong response from youths since the launch of the Orange Ribbon Run last year. Youths Take the Lead to Race Against Racism Among the youth participants, were players from the S.League, students, self-help groups and community organisations, including volunteers and … Read entire article »

Pauline Yong hopes people will not give up fitness as they age

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Manhunt Singapore 2001 runner-up Vincent Lam hopes to reclaim narrowly lost title in Senior Manhunt Singapore 2014

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Willy’s Way: Workout for the shoulders

Willy’s Way: Workout for the shoulders So you have filled out your chest and worked the back, what about your shoulders? Willy Lim, NutriMan 2013 finalist and Team Nutrifirst athlete, shares his workout for shoulders: Always warm up your rotate cuff before execute your first exercise. 1a) Superset: Dumbbell shoulder press How: While holding a dumbbell in each hand, sit on a military bench which has back support. Place the dumbbells upright on top … Read entire article »

‘Choice, Change, Change’ – these are the values NutriMan 2014 finalist Shane Goh lives by

‘Choice, Change, Change’ – these are the values NutriMan 2014 finalist Shane Goh lives by A fat and chubby boy he was in secondary school, Shane Goh was bullied in school to a rather alarming extent. Defenceless, he never put up a fight against his bullies and they continued to torment him in extreme ways. They extorted money from him, stole things from his bag and once, even took turns to spit into his mouth and force him to say … Read entire article »

Recipe: Zucchini Pappardelle with Kale Walnut Pesto

Recipe: Zucchini Pappardelle with Kale Walnut Pesto By Ruiyi Yap If you haven’t tried using zucchini or courgette for noodles, this recipe will change your life forever. Substituting zucchini for noodles has its benefits: it is considered a low calorie vegetable for those who wish to watch their weight, packs a punch of antioxidants, and is a great source for potassium as well. We’ve also incorporated the superfood king of all greens – … Read entire article »

How to keep yourself motivated to stay fit

How to keep yourself motivated to stay fit By Pris Chew You may have made some New Year resolutions at the beginning of this year to lose weight or to get fit – but till now, there may have been no progress. Don’t worry if this seems familiar. This happens to many other people. Here are some tips on how you can change your lifestyle to get fit and actually make the changes permanent: 1) … Read entire article »