Do you need to be able to run a marathon, deadlift 3 times your bodyweight or keep up with Usain Bolt in a 100m sprint to be healthy and happy and to live to a ripe old age? Of course not! But there are certain movements and exercises that you should be able to perform that indicate your general physical health. We have 3 exercises that we think are absolutely essential for a long and healthy life and that you will be able to test right now in today’s blog; 3 Exercises to Predict your Longevity.
Why is it that people start personal training programmes and quit? Why do people not get results from personal training programmes? Why do people get injured in personal training programmes? And why do some people not even start, even though they know they should? Is it their problem? Or is something wrong with the personal training industry in Singapore? Let’s find out.
We all have busy lives; jobs, families, zoom calls, social engagements etc. And if we are going to add exercise to the mix, for the purpose of getting healthier and feeling better, we want to get the most bang for our buck in terms of time, right? We want to maximise our results in the minimum amount of time. The problem is most gym routines are not set up optimally. So what should you be doing instead?
Don't have the equipment to exercise? Too busy? Not enough space? Not getting enough bang out of your routine? Kids getting in the way of your exercise? We answer all these questions and more to help you get the most out of your online personal training routine.
At the time of writing, COVID-19 is having an unprecedented affect on the world, shutting down flights and tourism, locking down countries, crashing stock markets and causing a great deal of worry, panic and fear. And if you're one of those people quarantined in your home then you can probably add frustration into your emotional mix. Even if you're not quarantined you may be spending a lot more time working from home. And whether you are working from home, quarantined at home or even stuck in a...
Our modern lifestyle (e.g sitting long hours at a desk) puts a lot of stress on our bodies and affects our ability to maintain good posture throughout the day. This creates muscle imbalances and faulty movement patterns which leads to dysfunction, pain and also speeds up the aging process. Hence, to rewind the detrimental effects of modern living and to boost longevity, corrective exercise are an essential party of your workout routine.
Nowadays many people understand the importance of rest and recovery for boosting athletic performance. What is often not talked about is that there are some tools that can help you speed up the muscle recovery process, with one of them being the full spectrum infrared sauna. In this article, we dive deep on how the regular use of an infrared sauna can help ease muscle soreness and boost muscle recovery.
Are you an endurance athlete, sportsman or just looking to improve on your exercise goals? Have you made a bunch of nutrition and lifestyle changes but are still not getting the results you are looking for? In this post we look at essential nutrition for sports athletes in Singapore and shine the spotlight on nutritional density, calories, toxicity, macronutrient ratios and electrolytes and how they contribute to your success and smashing your goals.
Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise in Singapore. The down side of this is that running places a high demand on the body and puts you at a higher risk for injury. But by understanding how your body functions and balancing your running regime with strength training, you can avoid injuries as well maximise your running performance. If you're into any kind of serious running or other endurance sports then check out this article.
Plantar fasciitis (heel pain) is a very common kind of repetitive strain injury that can become chronic if left untreated. In this article we share the surprising and little known root causes of plantar fasciitis and the best ways to go about treating it.