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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • JAY CUTLER | [Lifestyle | Fitness | Story]

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    Cutler worked in his family’s concrete construction business from the age of 11. He began training when he was 18 years old as a senior at Wachusett Regional High School. He graduated from Quinsigamond Community College in 1993 with a degree in criminal justice, intending to work as Corrections Officer for a maximum- security prison. He was inspired to enter bodybuilding after meeting personal ...

    JAY CUTLER | [Lifestyle | Fitness | Story]
  • [ Inspirational Reality TV Show ] | FIT FOR FASHION

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    Inspirational Reality TV Show Premieres October 16 On StarWorld First Chance To Meet The 12 Contestants Competing For The USD100,000 Grand Prize 12 contestant plucked from all walks of life will face a range of fitness and fashion challenges which will push them to their limits over the course of the show’s 10 episodes under expert guidance of  trainers; Christine Bullock and Mitch Chilson, ...

    [ Inspirational Reality TV Show ] |  FIT FOR FASHION

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[ Inspirational Reality TV Show ] | FIT FOR FASHION

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Madeleine Png overcame adversity few days before the Singapore Fitness Model Search finals to clinch the Miss Bikini Fitness (above 30) title

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SFMS Men’s Physique winner Ben Chia’s biggest muscle is his heart of gold

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