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  • When Muscles Are Not Created Equal

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    Have you ever seen a guy in the gym squatting weights more suitable for women yet having legs the size of tree trunks? Or another guy who is benching a relatively light weight with arms the size of Dwayne Johnson? Not all the time. As most guys who are big are also training with heavy weights yet there would be the occasional occurrence when you see a person regularly training with moderately li ...

    When Muscles Are Not Created Equal
  • Training for 2.4km

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    Just received your recall order for IPPT? Will the 2.4km run send you straight to RT (Remedial Training)?               Fret not, here are some training tips from a man who survived RT and passed IPPT with silver.   First, a quick study of the IPPT chart.                             &nbs ...

    Training for 2.4km
  • The WINNER of Fitness Sutra’s Abs Challenge !!!

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    The Long Wait Is Finally Over! Here’s the result of Fitness Sutra’s Abs Challenge !!! Let’s take a look at the Contestants:                                     Regardless of the number of “Likes” each of you contestants have on your contest photo, you guys are already winn ...

    The WINNER of Fitness Sutra’s Abs Challenge !!!
  • “The Girl Who Changed Her Own Life” [Interview with Christiane Seemann]

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    [Photos provided by Christiane Seemann ] In this interview, Christiane Seemann, Personal Fitness Trainer / Model shares her views on fitness and wellness. Let us read through her story which motivates her to a great change in her lifestyle. Christiane Seemann’s results is a true example of true determination in fitness and wellness.  Q:What sparked your interest into Fitness & Healt ...

    “The Girl Who Changed Her Own Life” [Interview with Christiane Seemann]
  • Stretching and why we should do it more

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    Remember the days when the Physical Education teachers used to make us do stretching more than anything else in school? As if a forty-minute PE lesson wasn’t short enough, stretching practically took up two-thirds of that time. Unfortunately, we’re here to tell you that perhaps they were on to something… Many people, as with the PE teachers, cite injury-prevention as one of the main reas ...

    Stretching and why we should do it more

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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. This is in addition to the existing Fitness Sutra Showroom located conveniently and centrally; right above Potong Pasir MRT Station. Only cash payments are accepted at the showroom … Read entire article »

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Ploop! How well do you know your bowels?

Ploop! How well do you know your bowels? What is your pooping routine like? Do you try to poop in the morning and in the night or as and when the urge comes? Pooping right not only reassures you that you’re healthy and eating right in general – it also reassures that you are less prone to diseases such as colorectal cancer and bowel obstruction. Let’s look at the chart of poop! Type 1 and … Read entire article »

Looking after your parents’ health

Looking after your parents’ health By Joycelyn Xie As we age, so do our parents, hence it is important that we look after them especially after all they have been through to bring us up. Just like any aging person, your parents and relatives are prone to diseases and viruses. Take good care of their fitness and nutrition and ease yourself from sudden incidences too. Here is a list of diseases and viruses … Read entire article »

Saiful Merican: Finding the balance between training and running a gym

Saiful Merican: Finding the balance between training and running a gym As a fighter, having your own gym is something that you would be very proud of, but at the same time, there are lots of challenges that come with it. For Malaysian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Saiful Merican, one of his greatest challenges is in juggling between running the gym and finding time for himself to train. “I am both a trainer and a … Read entire article »

Local Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ace Harold Ko will not stop chasing his dream even though he almost went blind

Local Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ace Harold Ko will not stop chasing his dream even though he almost went blind Already boxing for 1.5 years and even representing Singapore on the national boxing team, Harold Ko started to see a black spot permanently in his left eye. It obstructed his vision and he could not see beyond a certain angle to the side. Worried and paranoid, Harold went to see a doctor and that was when his detached retina was discovered. “It was like wearing … Read entire article »

Strengthen your feet by exercising barefoot

Strengthen your feet by exercising barefoot Other than running, cycling or lifting weights, I’m usually barefoot when I exercise. For example, Muay Thai, pilates and yoga don’t require shoes. HIIT gyms like Ritual also do not require shoes for their workouts. Around the world, more and more people are starting to ditch their shoes for their workouts, and international fitness instructor Stacey Lei Krauss is one huge advocate of barefoot training. In … Read entire article »

Stop cracking your joints!

Stop cracking your joints! By Joycelyn Xie There’s something about cracking the knuckles and the neck, which gives me an overwhelming sense of satisfaction. This has been a habit that I picked up from the age of 10 after seeing the adults around me often cracking their knuckles, especially after watching WWF. I understand that it can be really pleasurable being the one cracking, but there are people around you … Read entire article »

What are you licking off her lips?

What are you licking off her lips? By Joycelyn Xie Whenever you kiss your girl, do you wonder what you might be licking off her lips? She might have lipstick or some form of lip balm on. Of course, the lip products on the market are supposedly tested to see if it is safe for consumption so there is no big concern there. Personally, I do not wear any form of lip balm, … Read entire article »

Local indoor skydivers make history at 2014 Bodyflight World Challenge

Local indoor skydivers make history at 2014 Bodyflight World Challenge Teams from iFly Singapore clinch a silver medal in the inaugural 2-Way Dynamic and top 5 in the 2-Way Freefly Open categories On Sunday, iFly Singapore proudly announced that their indoor skydiving team, iFly Singapore 1, formed by Kyra Poh and Kristopher Reynolds, made history as the first team from Singapore to receive the silver medal in the “Dynamic 2-way” category at the Bodyflight World Challenge … Read entire article »

“Stop moving already!” Do you suffer from motion sickness?

“Stop moving already!” Do you suffer from motion sickness? By Joycelyn Xie Motion sickness occurs as a result of a mismatch between sensory information from the eyes and ears as well as other balance receptors. There are many examples, such as reading a book while on a moving vehicle or watching a 3D IMAX movie. Motion sickness can cause nausea, vomitting and in severe cases, sweating and headache. This condition is perfectly normal in healthy … Read entire article »