Unlike traditional cardio exercises like long-distance running or swimming (which take much longer to burn fat), High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts can be crushed in less than 45 minutes, and has even proven boost fat loss by increasing your insulin sensitivity by up to 58%!
If you missed the first edition of FitnessFest™ last year, fret not as the one-of-a-kind fitness festival is heading to our shores once again this May! The first edition of FitnessFest™ set the bar high as a destination for fitness junkies and newbies to discover the best in fitness and wellness that Singapore has to offer, garnering over 5,500 participants over the course of two days.
Low-impact exercises may not burn as much calories as a HIIT workout or help you gain a beach bod, but a growing number of people have turned to pilates, yoga and even swimming as alternative exercises to heal injuries and chronic pains.
More women are embracing fitness and wellness as a lifestyle, and while fitness might appear to be a male-dominated scene, these bold women are proving the naysayers wrong and paving their own careers in fitness to educate, inspire and empower the community. As it is International Women’s Day, we ask 5 inspiring women in fitness to share what sparked their interest in fitness, and how they manage to balance it all.
Learning more about proper nutrition and its effects on your body can make all the difference in improving your overall well-being, mood and performance during workouts. The good news is, eating well is relatively simple, and can be inexpensive and sustainable at the same time (no more expensive salads to thin your wallets!).
No matter how much you love sweating it out in the gym everyday, there will be times when we need a little motivation to push through a tough day (oh yes, you definitely know what we’re talking about). Which is why the element of social fitness makes it so much more fun to conquer a sweat-session!