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  • Weekend Warriors: 3 Common Injury Risks

    If you are a “weekend warrior”, it is important to be aware of injuries that could happen due to sudden bursts of physical activities. If you do not exercise regularly, you should take more precaution when participating in sport. Unnecessary injuries can be avoided, here’s how. 

    By Mount Elizabeth Hospitals
  • 4 Places To Eat Clean In Singapore

    Leading a healthy lifestyle is not just about exercising, it also encompasses proper nutrition. We know the usual guidelines that doctors usually recommend, less salt, less sugar, lower in fat, more fruit and vegetables etc. But making such choices are not easy for most individuals would work the usual 9 to 5 job, especially those with busy...

    By Ian Teo Yijie
  • Weekend Warriors: 5 Ways To Avoid Injury

    Exercise is always a good thing, but if you only exercise irregularly during weekends, there may be some hidden risks to your favourite sports. Here are 5 tips that you can protect yourself.

    By Mount Elizabeth Hospitals
  • How To Overcome The 5 Biggest Excuses People Give To Avoid Exercising

    More often than not, we find ourselves coming up with many reasons why we should give today’s run a miss, or procrastinating and taking a rain check for your weekly gym session. Here are some of the most common excuses and how you can overcome them so as to get back on track with your health and fitness goals.

    By SportSanity SG
  • Progressing From SEA Games To Rio

    Two month after his victory at the SEA Games marathon on 7 June 2015, we speak to newly minted marathon champion Soh Rui Yong Guillaume back in Eugene, Oregon. He shares some of his pre-race rituals, pet peeves, and his road to Rio..

    By Tay Yu Shan
  • Strategic Recovery After Falling Ill

    As people who routinely exercise, we tend to hope that some benefit arises from our perseverance. Suddenly you find that you are – literally – moving with limbs weighed down by fatigue unlike that which you encounter in your daily training sessions. Lo and behold, you've fallen ill. What happens when you're ill? Do you...

    By Jeremy Sng
  • How Krav Maga Differs From Other Combat Sports

    Krav Maga is an Israeli form of self-defense that originated in the mid-to-late 1930s, and was originally developed as an unarmed combat system for the Israeli Defense Forces. When translated from Hebrew, Krav Maga roughly means “Contact Combat”. Krav is a system made up of three components: self-defense, fighting skills and...

    By Sara Ng
  • Balancing Sports and Studies in Singapore

    The rigourous education system in Singapore often calls for a large amount of time and focus to be dedicated to studies. For those who have sporting aspirations, a lot dedication and time is also required to pursue this goal. Balancing the two is not always easy, but once you get the hang of it, it becomes very much a lifestyle.

    By Sara Ng
  • 100 Days to Go - BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore 2015

    Just a month after the Southeast Asian Games, the exuberant energy that lifted the nation to 259 medals seems like a shadow of a distant past. The next mega sporting event, to be held at the Singapore Sports Hub across 10 days, will take place between 23rd October and 1st November 2015 - The BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore...

    By Dylan Mah
  • "What's in the bag?" of Our National Cyclist

    National cyclist Dinah Chan was Singapore’s hot favourite to defend her title at the 2015 SEA Games that took part on home soil. Check out what's in the bag of our cheerful 29 year old cyclist!

    By SportSanity SG
  • Who Said You Can't Drink Wine And Run At The Same Time? - Marathon Du Medoc 2015

    The Marathon Du Medoc race covers 21 chateaux of vineyards and winery. If this itself is not a draw, at the 38km mark you will be greeted with freshly shucked oysters and further down, the legendary Entrecote Beef! Free flow!

    By Jessica Wang Sing Yee
  • Prevention and Maintenance - Importance of Strength and Conditioning (Episode -3)

    Behind every top athlete is a good S&C coach, though these coaches might provide different programs and use different equipment, there are a few things they all have in common. The quality of these programs can be what makes the difference between being just another Athlete and an Olympic winner.

    By International Fitness Consultants (IFC | PT)
  • My journey with barefoot running: the Vibram FiveFingers Bikila EVO

    Getting a pair of Vibram FiveFingers is more than just getting a shoe. It is subscribing to a whole new way of running. What I really appreciate about the Vibram philosophy is that it encourages you to literally take one step at a time. It is about achieving best performance through right effort, right attitude and patience.

    By Tay Yu Shan
  • Prevention & Maintenance – A guide to Physiotherapy (Episode #2)

    As active, sporting individuals, the majority of us will probably have some sort of physiotherapy experience at some stage. When seeing a therapist, it’s important to have your personal goals in mind. To help you do this, here are 5 guides to getting the most out of physiotherapy

    By International Fitness Consultants (IFC | PT)
  • Are You Up For Pro Cycling™?

    Pro Cycling™ is a "30-minute high-intensity interval cycling session", and, on first impression, seems to be one of those "get fit and look good fast" workouts that are popular these days. After all, another description is that "people with busy schedules who need an effective...

    By Jeremy Sng
  • SNEAK PREVIEW #OneTeamSG Sprinter, Shanti & Valerie Pereira (Episode 2)

    Meet Valerie and Shanti Pereira – a pair of sister who both found success in their years of high level competition. Shanti is the current national record holder of the 100m and 200m and had achieved 4th placing in all her events at her first SEA Games in 2013.  

    By Dylan Mah
  • Top 5 Race Etiquettes To Follow

    To many of the experienced and veteran race participants, race etiquette is like their bibles to follow for each and every of the races that they have joined. However, to many beginners, this is something totally unheard of. Well, fret not. I will be listing the Top 5 Race Etiquettes for you to follow!

    By Chelza Chong
  • Top 5 Reasons To Join Pocari Sweat Run 2015

    June is filled with some of the most popular races that local runners would never wish to miss out, it is also flooded with many competitive runs that majority of the fitness enthusiasts have been looking forward to. Allow me give you the Top 5 reasons for you to join this run!

    By Chelza Chong
  • 5 Easy Ways to Stay Fit Despite Busy Schedule

    In our busy lives, many may find it hard to keep fit. Long work days, lengthy commutes, social or family commitments, makes it tricky to stick to a proper training regime. What are some ways you can fit exercise around your life?

    By Joshua Ang
  • Prevention & Maintenance – A guide to getting more out of your sport! (Episode #1)

    As an active individual getting injured is a real concern. Sprains, strains, tendonitis, and even broken bones are all consequences of living an active and athletic lifestyle. Fortunately, with the right knowledge and preparation, many injuries can be efficiently dealt with or prevented all together. How impactful can these unintended injuries...

    By International Fitness Consultants (IFC | PT)