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Barry’s Singapore Launch: The Creators Of The HIIT Workout Open Their Flagship Studio In Asia

Barry’s Singapore Launch: The Creators Of The HIIT Workout Open Their Flagship Studio In Asia

Barry’s, the legendary gym that pioneered the foray into High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts in 1998 is bringing its breathtakingly high-intensity workouts (literally) to the heart of Singapore.   Adored by celebrities around the world, Barry’s first ever studio in Asia will be opening on 11 May 2019, at Level 3, 18 Robinson Road. Barry’s Singapore is owned by Fitness and Lifestyle Group (FLG). Barry’s Singapore studio spans across 4,293ft2, featuring a minimalist industrial space comprising of the brand’s signature Red Room, alongside the Fuel Bar, a retail space, and fully-equipped changing room facilities. Barry’s Brand Background A game changer…
Soul Electronics RUN FREE PRO BIO: A.I Running Coach

Soul Electronics RUN FREE PRO BIO: A.I Running Coach

SOUL Electronics’ RUN FREE PRO BIO earphones serve as one’s personal running coach powered by artificial intelligence. The brand — a pioneer in A.I earphones — powers the device through its unique Biomech Engine®. Offering on-the-spot voice coaching during each run, the RUN FREE PRO BIO informs the runner to make changes in their running form if necessary, such as in the head angle or gait, improving running efficiency and lowering any risk of injury. These earphones are also known for their easy usage and safety features. including 11 hours of runtime with a single full charge, and LED lights…
5 Steps for Setting Successful Fitness Goals

5 Steps for Setting Successful Fitness Goals

It is the time of the year when everyone becomes hyped up with their new year resolutions! Common resolutions like “I want to be fit this year” is achievable, but do you have a clear direction for it? Identifying what you want is just the first step – you should also be making a plan to achieve it! Here comes the importance of goal setting. Many of us may know about SMART goals, and for the uninitiated, it is an acronym for the following words: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-based. The SMART goals may seem like a fair framework for…
5 Tips to Improve Your Fitness Regime in 2019

5 Tips to Improve Your Fitness Regime in 2019

When it comes to health and fitness, Singaporeans are rather adventurous when it comes to trying new things. Fitness Trends 2018 Infographic by Wellness Creative Co. As we head into 2019, there are three prominent fitness trends that I believe will stay relevant: 1. Wearable tech Devices such as Polar fitness trackers, Fitbit, and Apple watches are always on you. Being able to see your fitness and health progress in real-time is a good reminder to have throughout the day. 2. Bodyweight training You need to be comfortable moving about with your own body mass. There is no point trying…
Spartan Downtown Challenge 2018: The Finish Line is Yours For The Taking

Spartan Downtown Challenge 2018: The Finish Line is Yours For The Taking

The name “Spartan” alone carries a legacy commonly associated with fearsome, disciplined warriors, soon becoming synonymous with endurance, strength, and the pursuit of physical greatness. Spartan warriors are remembered to have completed legendary feats, surpassing the limits many ordinary people struggle to reach. To this day, the Spartan name is still being used with near superhuman feats, and this time, it has arrived in town for brave local Spartans to conquer. The Spartan Downtown Challenge 2018 is the first inception of the Spartan Singapore urban obstacle course. Hosted in conjunction with OUE Downtown on 23 June 2018, Spartans stepped up…
Fitness & Fasting: Keep Your Gains & Fast In Check This Ramadan

Fitness & Fasting: Keep Your Gains & Fast In Check This Ramadan

The time draws nigh for the most sacred month of the year for our Muslim friends, who have to observe strict fasting from dawn to sunset. With proper dietary planning, you don’t have to be afraid to train around the season – and you’ll definitely not lose your gains, if you follow these dietary guidelines closely. Here is the break-down of the dietary intake by its hour, with both the pre-dawn meal (suhur) and sunset meal (iftar) included in the plan: 1930hrs: Dinner (Iftar) 2100hrs: 1 scoop of protein for Pre-Workout 2200hrs: 1 scoop of protein for Post-Workout 2200hrs –…
Planning Your Fitness Routine – Part 1: How Do You Even Plan To Train?

Planning Your Fitness Routine – Part 1: How Do You Even Plan To Train?

Have you ever gone to the gym, only to arrive and have no clue what you’re going to do for the day? As they say: failing to plan, is planning to fail! Don’t let your training routine be up to random whims, or by that unpredictable mood of yours! You’ve already completed the first goal which is getting to the gym in the first place, next it’s time you take charge of your training too! First and foremost, have an objective in mind! Plan out what you’re going to do for the day, and stay focused. Are you going to be doing a…
Live Healthy AND Earn Money: ManulifeMOVE Makes It Easy

Live Healthy AND Earn Money: ManulifeMOVE Makes It Easy

We all aspire to live out healthy lifestyles – ambitious new year resolutions always include the usual “I will lose 10kg by this year” and “No McDonald’s for 1 month”. But in such an ultra-convenient, hyper-cosmopolitan city such as Singapore, healthy living can be quite the challenge. If we are only going to depend on futile app reminders to exercise bluff ourselves that will we “DEFINITELY go for a jog” after a long day at work, that #hotbod will really have to wait. But what if there is a way to earn money while you work out? Yes seriously, what…
Do You Really Need To Hire A Personal Trainer?

Do You Really Need To Hire A Personal Trainer?

“Why do I need a Personal Trainer, when I can just Google everything?” As a Personal Trainer myself, I have been told this quite often, and have even been guilty of the same mindset, before the start of my fitness journey. However, once I took up the ACE Certification Course, I realized just how misguided that notion was. My lecturer, Eugene Lee, showed me how much more I needed to learn to become a full-fledged Personal Trainer, such as how to properly improve on my uneven shoulders – a concern that had been bugging me for years! Not only did…
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