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  • 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
  • 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 supp ...

    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 ...

    Age and injury are no barriers to fitness
  • 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
  • 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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NutriMan 2014 finalist Ahnan Raj overcame grief with fitness

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Recipe: Maqui Froyo Protein Smoothie

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Train hard to look good, be healthy and improve your sex appeal, says Willy Lim

Train hard to look good, be healthy and improve your sex appeal, says Willy Lim The pursuit of aesthetics is what motivates many in the gym, like freelance trainer Willy Lim. However, the NutriMan 2013 finalist also emphasises that there needs to be a health purpose to all that training too. “Training isn’t just about looking good, but for a health purpose too. I realised that Singaporeans can be rather lazy and think that just eating and no exercise is … Read entire article »

Manhunt Singapore 2014 finalist Baron Chia defeats depression with fitness

Manhunt Singapore 2014 finalist Baron Chia defeats depression with fitness By Hee Chai Ong Sufferers of depression commonly face issues with their self-confidence and frequently lose interest in many activities. However, Baron Chia has not allowed his condition to affect him in his preparations for Manhunt Singapore. Instead, the 20-year-old student has turned it into motivation for him to join the competition. “Having grown up with depression since I was young, joining Manhunt serves as a … Read entire article »

Coping with race day fears and anxieties

Coping with race day fears and anxieties By Pris Chew Many runners can get race day fears and anxieties, regardless of whether you are a novice taking part in your first race or a runner desperate to break a five-year-old personal best record. These can strike even the most experienced of runners. In fact, even professional athletes get these fears from time to time. So if you find yourself prone to these, it … Read entire article »

The darnest things that people say to personal trainers

The darnest things that people say to personal trainers The purpose of a personal trainer is to have someone specifically train you and give you the fullest attention in that sessions, as opposed to going for group classes. However, that does not make them superheroes and you need to do your part to achieve the body you want. Take their guidance and put in the effort – it has to be a combined effort. … Read entire article »

BFFs Jasmine and Simin just want to be on stage together

BFFs Jasmine and Simin just want to be on stage together For the past 12 years of their lives, Jasmine Neo and Chen Simin, 25, have been doing as many things together as possible. They met each other as secondary school classmates and joined the gymnastics team, before moving on to cheerleading when they entered polytechnic. When I met up with them for this interview and photoshoot, it felt like they were students once again, as they … Read entire article »