• 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
  • Bored Of Running? Here Are 4 Great Alternatives

    As we all know, running involves a lot on the leg area and the feet, so sometimes, it can get really tiring or strained for the legs especially after long distance trainings.  Here are some of the sports which a runner or non runner can take part just to get the same cardiovascular results.

    By Jessica Wang
  • APG2015: Athletes Capturing The Hearts Of Singaporeans

    As the curtains fall after the conclusion of the 2015 ASEAN Para Games, the event will be remembered for the athletes’ passion and commitment despite the odds. Singapore’s record haul of 24 golds, 17 silvers and 22 bronzes capped a fine performance from the first-time hosts as the athletes surpassed all expectations.

    By Ignatius Koh
  • APG2015: Living The Dream Of A Paralympian

    Currently ranking 8th internationally in her Boccia BC3 Individual Category, Nurulasyiqah shows no sign of slowing down in her athletic career. The paralympian shares with us her goals for the upcoming Asean Para Games (APG) 2015.

    By Charity Chan
  • Taking Care Of Your Children This Holiday Season

    Sports injuries account for a quarter of all injuries to children and adolescents, and the incidence is on the rise due to increasing participation in sports at all ages. To prevent sports injuries, athletes, coaches and parents must be educated with regard to the specific requirements of the sport and the risks involved.

    By Mount Elizabeth Hospital
  • The Silent Rise in Women Martial Arts

    Earlier this year, Sports Illustrated named Ronda Rousey, the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight champion as the most World’s Most Dominant Athlete of 2015. It appears that the martial arts hype has also been slowly creeping into Singapore, where there is an increasing number of women making a foray...

    By Sara Ng
  • A World Champion’s Road to Recovery

    Silat World Champion, Shakir Juanda who sustained a crucial knee injury last April could not perform in the competitive category in the recent SEA Games but he will return stronger, ready to face off his opponents in 2016.  

    By Charity Chan
  • Don’t Double Fault: Avoiding Elbow and Shoulder Injuries in Tennis

    Tennis elbow and shoulder injuries are two of the most common injuries in tennis, but they can be avoided. Dr Lim Yi-Jia shares how.

    By Gleneagles Hospital
  • Meet Footballer Adam Swandi, Singapore's Next Big Thing

    With a couple of step-overs and dummies, Adam Swandi leaves his opponent red-faced on the ground as he dribbles skilfully towards goal. A silky playmaker by trade, Adam Swandi represents the future of Singapore football. He first burst onto the Singapore football scene in the 2011 Lion City Cup where he shone against his counterparts from more...

    By Zai Xiang
  • 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
  • Para-Athletes Are Given Equal Opportunities To Perform Better

    The 7th time gold medallist at the ASEAN Para Games (APG) and Paralympian, Theresa Goh shares with us the importance of having strong support from the media and community for the para-sports scene in Singapore. 

    By Charity Chan
  • 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
  • A Semi-Pro S-League? Why Not?

    The struggles of Singapore’s only professional football league have long been well-illustrated in the media. With all the problems facing the league, there have been calls from the local football fraternity to relegate the S-League to a Semi-Pro one. While it might seem like a backward step for Singapore football, here are three...

    By Zai Xiang
  • 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