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Now that Phase 2 of the circuit breaker exit is here, some of you may be raring to leave the house to get some sun. Exposure to sunlight gets you the vitamin D that you need, but how does it work? Broadly speaking, vitamin D helps the body use calcium from the diet, which helps in building strong bones, which is all the better
We’ve been forced to the confines of our homes since April when Singapore first introduced the circuit breaker. While the circuit breaker is currently being lifted via phases, most of us are still staring at our four walls while unable to access sports facilities. At this point, some of us are locked in a cycle of “What should I do next to kill time?
Most of us gravitate towards cardio workouts as the fastest weight loss method. We sweat it out, feel the rush of endorphins, feel like we’ve achieved a week’s worth of exercise, and proceed to swallow a week’s worth of carbs to rewards ourselves. Cardiovascular health, or cardio for short, helps keep your heart, lungs, and circulatory system healthy. Since you’re using your major muscle
CLARK, PHILIPPINES — The Quah sisters thumped to a one-two finish in the 100m butterfly finals yesterday, the last day of the SEA Games swim meet at the New Clark City Aquatics Centre. Ting Wen, who swam 59.62s, took home the gold, piquing defending champion Jing Wen. The silver medallist finished a hair later, at 59.73s. A tearful Jing Wen had to be consoled by
CLARK, PHILIPPINES — "Whoa, ok, that's really fast," thought Shanti Pereira as she glanced at the scoreboard. The Philippines' Kristina Marie Knott had just clocked a PB and Games record of 23.07 seconds in the 200 metres. That was just the qualifying round for the final later in the evening. Pereira's national record is 23.60s. But if the 24-year-old has learnt anything from her
CLARK, PHILIPPINES – “It’s not every day someone can come out of the pool and say 'I beat Joseph Schooling',” said a reporter to the newly crowned SEA Games 50m butterfly champion Teong Tzen Wei. “No la. I just treat him as a brother,” said Teong, 21. “I just got this one and he’s got many ahead of me. I’m happy that Singapore got
CLARK, PHILIPPINES – "That was close!" exclaimed Quah Zheng Wen to elder sister, Ting Wen, as they proceeded to warm up for their own events. Their youngest sister, Jing Wen, had just out-touched her rivals for the 200m butterfly crown in a SEA Games record of 2 minutes 10.97 seconds. In the final 50m, the spectators' thunderous applause filled the New Clark City Aquatics
Just 20 minutes on the NovoTHOR Light Therapy Bed and you will feel positive benefits like faster recovery, scientists say. While these pods are more common in America, Europe, and Australia, there are only two such beds in Asia. One in Dubai, and one in Singapore. Specifically, these beds use red light therapy to help you recover faster in the following three ways: 1.
SUBIC, PHILIPPINES – For much of the triathlon races held on Sunday morning, two yellow suits led the charge from start to end. As dawn broke in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, the home crowd came out in droves to cheer on their athletes. The Filipinos have dominated the sport since its return to the SEA Games programme in 2015, and the locals weren't