In Singapore, 1.7 million people with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 23 or greater are vulnerable to developing obesity related diseases such as heart diseases and diabetes, according to a National Health Survey. In fact more than three quarters of these people are either already pre-diabetic or suffer at least one chronic condition.

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Originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins.

The moment every athlete wants to avoid. POP! 

A muscle gives at the gym or on the track, leading to weeks of rehab. Sometimes it’s not even a single moment, but rather, countless hours of overuse that leads a muscle to strain or tear.

To avoid rehab, athletes need to be thinking about pre-hab. Get ahead of an injury before it happens.

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Originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins

The ketogenic diet gained popularity through the weight loss community. It’s a low-carb (often 25g per day), high-fat diet triggering the body to burn fat for energy instead of carbohydrates.

With increased popularity, there has also been an increase in keto-naysayers; they think it’s a dangerous fad fueled by the common desire to lose weight.

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With every additional sun salutation, the average practicing yogi would normally find themselves acquiring a unique balance between strength, flexibility and power. But as we lay in a pool of our own sweat in savasana at the end of every class, do we really have it all?

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I’ve never really been much of a sports person.

 
As an 18 year old who just graduated from JC, I rejoiced at the fact that compulsory PE lessons are finally out of my life. Studying and working keeps me busy and expanding extra energy to move seemed ridiculous when I can just lie in bed at home after a long day. This might even be relatable to some of you. However, I was finally persuaded to try out a yoga class here at Trium Fitness. Of course, I chose the one that was most interesting to me: Aerial Flow. 
 
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“New year, New me”

A familiar phrase to many of us. There is a hidden beauty in this phrase, laced with a desire to want to improve oneself or their lives, and brings about a sense of hope for the coming year. Of course, maintaining such resolutions for the new year is easier said than done. Rather than “Resolutions”, a better word would perhaps be “Intentions”.

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What Are Essential Oils and What are They Used For?

Some yoga instructors diffuse essential oils during a yoga session to enhance the uplifting experience of the asanas. They might also apply these oils on students’ hands as they drift into Savasana.

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Yoga has always been known as a great health remedy for the body, and one of the latest yoga trends is hotting up the city and pushing yoga poses to the next level. Welcome to aerial yoga, as we take your practice to new heights!

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