workouts

Strapped for Time? Try this 4-minute Fat-Blasting Workout

One of our most common excuses for not exercising is ‘No time lah’. We get it. It’s not easy, what with work, chores and other daily commitments. When you get home, the last thing you’d want to do is spend an hour exercising. What if we told you that all you need is 4 minutes? There is actually one …

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Healthy Achiever: Benjamin Goh, Founder of The Vanguard Shares On Weightlifting, Strength & Conditioning

Benjamin Goh grew up not being the most talented kid in sports, and spent his time gaming away and indulging in the usual adolescent mischief and fun. However, campus life abroad soon awoken his inner athlete by exposing him to the gymming culture, and subsequently, CrossFit. During his passionate love affair with CrossFit, Benjamin suffered a …

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Amp Up Your Training & Recovery: 10 Effective Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Ever wondered what these foam objects are for? Foam rollers are fitness tools that you can use to give yourself a nice deep tissue body massage or a more scientific term, self-myofascial release. Self-myofascial release (SMR) is a technique used by athletes and physical therapists to help overused muscles to recover better [1]. Other than that, a foam …

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9 Ways of Strength Training Anywhere Using Body Weight

The Gist of It Strength training can help increase muscle strength and endurance while also strengthening bones and burning fat. Body weight and free weight exercises are enough for a well-rounded strength training routine. Something is always better than nothing. Even if you can’t do a lot, start by doing a little and you’ll get …

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The Craze about CrossFit: Should You Get Into It?

The Gist of It CrossFit is a workout program that aims to strengthen your core and condition your body through various functional exercises. It’s mostly used by police academies, martial artists, soldiers, and athletes to improve their performance. It’s important to find a gym with an experienced trainer and a community you are comfortable with …

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How to Be Your Own Personal Trainer

Personal trainers are physical health and fitness professionals. They take on the role of your own one-to-one fitness coach, nutrition mentor and hardcore motivator. When you join the gym you’ll often get discounted rates or free sessions for their in house personal training, or you can find ‘freelance’ trainers running sessions from their homes or …

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