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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
  • Jay Culter visits Singapore for the first time

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    Jay Cutler. Four-time Mr Olympia. 5 million followers on Facebook. LEGEND. The man himself was in Singapore for five days in mid-September to launch his brand new Cutler Nutrition range of health supplements, which is carried exclusively by NutriFirst in Singapore. “We hope to grow the brands Cutler Nutrition and BPI Sports, and nothing tops having Jay Cutler himself come here and share more ...

    Jay Culter visits Singapore for the first time
  • Four-time Brazilian Jiu-jitsu World Champion Guilherme Mendes visits Singapore

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    Four-time Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ) world champion Guilherme Mendes, a first-degree black belt under Ramon Lemos and star competitor for the Atos competition team, is reputed for being a dominant force in the super feather division. Born in 1988 in the town of Rio Claro, now home of the famous Atos Academy, Guilherme and his younger brother Rafael Mendes started training BJJ at the ages of 12 and ...

    Four-time Brazilian Jiu-jitsu World Champion Guilherme Mendes visits Singapore
  • 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]
  • 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

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