How To Properly Train For Your IPPT

For majority of teenage male Singaporeans, the IPPT (Individual Physical Proficiency Test) is an important date to be marked on the calendar. It is the first physical assessment required by the military in order to understand each individual’s physical ability; covering three stations – the pushup, sit-up, and 2.4km run. Although these three categories may seem extremely basic and easy, many who participate fail to pass the test due to a lack of proper training. In this article I will [...]

Shin Min 50: Resistance Band Exercise Workout At SPH Auditorium

Shin Min Daily News (新明日报) celebrates 50 glorious years of print media. As part of the newspaper’s golden jubilee celebration, it organized an inaugural health talk (Living Well - 活得好) at the SPH Auditorium for its loyal readers who have grown up with the newspapers over the years. Fitness entrepreneur Lionel Lim from Personal Training Singapore was invited as one of the two guest speakers for this event. Thanks to the generosity of long-time working sponsor Antz Latex, all participants [...]

5 Easy-To-Use Fitness Apps

Mobile health apps are increasingly popular these days. It’s not just the fitness enthusiasts who plan their diet and workout; the average man is using these health apps to track his calorie count and even the number of steps clocked each day. Here are five easy-to-use apps that we've tried and liked. Best of all, they are absolutely free! In no particular order…   1. Fitbit What I like about the app: Fitbit takes sleep seriously. Sleep lowers the risk [...]

5 Tips To Keep Your Fitness Resolutions On Track In The New Year

Hello 2017. How quickly time flies and we are now in our 3rd week of a brand new year. It’s interesting how many of us make new year resolutions at the beginning of the year. Yet honestly, how many of us keep these resolutions when we review them at the end of the year? If you ever make a count, there must have been at least 10, 000 times we have succumbed to laziness and told ourselves “it’s alright, there’s always [...]

3 Reasons Why You Should Get A Foam Roller

Although it’s been in the market for a while, foam rollers never really got inducted into the must-have list of any fitness enthusiast. After all, many people overlook the benefits that foam rollers bring. Yes, I know its appearance is nothing much to shout about. And most foam rollers are ugly and flimsy. But if you get the ones that come from reputable manufacturers, you can be sure they will last and serve you for a lifetime. Having gotten my [...]