Articles

  • How to Win the Race Against Sudden Cardiac Arrest

    Even the fittest athletes can succumb to heart disease. Dr Leslie Tay, an interventional cardiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, advises on reducing the risk of sudden cardiac arrest during sports.

    By Mount Elizabeth Hospital
  • 10 Exercises You Can Do While Watching Your Favourite Show

    Wanna Netflix & Chill but feeling guilty about missing your workout? How about Netflix & Exercise? Here are our 10 tested and proven activities you can do while watching your favourite show on your devices!

    By Overathird
  • 10 Reasons Why Kids Should Play Sports

    Values learned in sports – Discipline, Playing by the rules, Teamwork and Learning how to accept strength and weaknesses – Playing sports help children understand them personalities and characters better over time

    By Joy Xie
  • Getting Sporty With The Family

    Having family support to do sports or just working out together can be so much fun and beneficial for everyone in the family.  It is also a good chance for some bonding time and to enjoy some quality moments together rather than work or studying all the time.    The difficult thing for the family to get together to do some...

    By Jessica Wang
  • Wang Phanee, Femininity in Singapore's Muay Thai Scene

    "When people say age is a factor for Muay Thai, I tell them that is not true. It is different being a professional fighter and coaching because for fighting you just need to train but for coaching you need to guide your students and this requires patience."

    By Tay Yu Shan
  • Above and Beyond – a National Athlete’s Commitment in Growing Sport

    There was nothing short of a pleasant surprise for the national high jumper, Michelle Sng, when over 40 participants turned up for the 2nd Singapore High Jump Series event she had organised in June. The sport was in a clear need for increased participation and representation in Singapore at the elite level.

    By Dylan Mah
  • Global Footprints - Tips of an Avid Travethlete

    How are the roads there? What time is it safe to run over there? Is it safe at all? A dozen questions come up if you really think about it, so I’ll suggest you do your research. Being a light traveller, my logistical considerations are: how much gear do you need, a variation of shoes (are they really necessary though), wash your gear or...

    By Desmond Ang
  • BIBFIX - Why Ruin Your Race Tops With Safety Pins?

    Nights before races are meant to be relaxed but focused so that you're in the best shape to tear up the tarmac the next day. Something I've dreaded through the years is pinning on a race bib. There will always be at least one adjustment after you fit the four safety pins on, and readjustments are finicky with...

    By Jeremy Sng
  • Singapore Shooting for Victory with Jasmine Ser

    Jasmine Ser, at 25 years old, has already shown the world that our little red dot is a force to be reckoned with, especially when it comes to the Olympic stage.  Singapore’s national shooter, gives a whole new meaning to the term “guns of steel”, when she overcame a bout of food poisoning earlier this year while competing...

    By Siti Zawani
  • Heart Disease: Difference in Men and Women

    A major challenge in diagnosing heart disease and especially coronary heart disease in women is that the warning signs in women may be different from those in men. Hence many women delay getting help for their heart problems. 

    By Dr. Stanley Chia, Cardiologist, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
  • Heart Attacks and Sudden Deaths among Athletes

    An active lifestyle may not guarantee your immunity to heart attacks. We explore the increasing occurrence of heart attacks among athletes and why they happen.

    By Mount Elizabeth Hospitals
  • Sports Injuries: Prevention Is Better Than Cure

    Many forms of exercise require one to repeatedly strain a certain part of your body. Inadequate caution may cause inflammation to your body and result in a sport injury. Take precautions to prevent these painful conditions.

    By Mount Elizabeth Hospital
  • Binge Your Way Through the Blues

    Believe it or not, snack time can turn into an opportunity to lift your mood through much more than satisfying that hunger pang. Get your daily dose of vitamins and nutrients, as well as natural mood boosters, with these healthy food options.

    By Wani Ology
  • Losing Sleep Over Your Sleep?

    Do you find it challenging to fall asleep at night? Do you have problems staying asleep? Or do you feel unrefreshed after waking up?  If you find yourself asking answering ‘yes’ to these questions and have some of these sleep issues, you may have Insomnia..

    By Boon Tiong
  • The Unique Course Of Green Corridor Run 2016

    The first thing you should note is that this run is different from the “Green Corridor Run”. I took part in the Green Corridor Run last year, and that run is an annual run organized in conjunction with World Water Day. 

    By Jeremy Sng
  • Working On Work-Life And Work-Outs

    I’ve always enjoyed training for races and running on its own, and upon graduation I had the ambition to continue to run decently while climbing the corporate ladder. But this perceptually doable task turns out to be tough, which got me wondering, how did the others do it?

    By Desmond Ang
  • Golf’s Return In Rio Divides Opinion

    Golf will make a return to the Olympics next year in Rio after a 112-year absence to much fanfare, with stars like Jordan Speith and Lydia Ko set to compete in the quadrennial event. While some excitement is expected for the celebrated sport, a lack of competitiveness due to the qualifying format threatens to take the gloss off the event.

    By Ignatius Koh
  • Jabra Sports Coach - A Coach Too Close For Comfort?

    Known for its wireless sports earbuds with intelligent audio coaching optimized for cross training and indoor workouts, here's an unpretentious review of the Jabra Sports Coach

    By Jeremy Sng
  • Top Tips For Athletes' Post Exercise Recovery

    Nutrition and sleep – these are the two key factors you should keep in mind for effective post-exercise recovery. Mr. Carl Bradford, Associate Sports Physiologist at the Singapore Sports Institute (SSI) also strongly recommends the national athletes that they do the same.

    By Dylan Mah
  • Singapore Slinger Wong Wei Long Copes With Sports Injuries

    Professional athletes collect a score of injuries during their career. Singapore Slinger Wong Wei Long shares how he minimizes sports injuries on the job.

    By Dr Kevin Lee, Mount Elizabeth Hospital