In the first week of January, it's normal to see people flock to gyms with a New Year’s resolution to lose weight, build muscle, and get in shape. So as we look forward to 2021, here are 3 simple tips to setting those goals for the year and how to stick to them.
As we wind down the last day 2020, we have had some time to reflect on what has been an especially challenging year. The coronavirus pandemic has been on every one's minds this whole year, but it is thanks to all of you in the community that we have got through the year.
On Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th December, the UFIT community travelled an incredible 53,059km and raised over $20,000 for YMCA!
Not only did we manage to visit Santa, but we amazingly flew him around the world and dropped him back home again in time for Christmas. 🎅
A huge congratulations and a massive thank you to everyone who took part. We are so humbled and grateful to have such an...
Strength Training is essential if your main sport or type of training is predominantly endurance-based. This includes athletes looking for a personal best in their next endurance event, whether it be a marathon or cycling event or recreational runners looking to improve running efficiency. Even if you enjoy long distance walks or enjoy hiking – it is highly recommended to include a resistance...
Let's face it, eating optimally to boost our training is a topic that we have all struggled with over the years. This is not really surprising given the number of conflicting ideas and different schools of thought regarding diet in health and fitness circles.
What is the Reformer? The reformer is a piece of equipment specifically designed for Pilates, where a variety of exercises can be performed. You can be lying down, sitting, kneeling, standing, on your hands and knees just to mention a few.
Many of you might have come across scary nutrition-related headlines on the internet. Similarly, have you put in a seemingly simple nutrition question on Google and then ended up being even more confused than before? UFIT One-North Personal Trainer and Nutritionist Emily Whitelock gives us 5 tips on how to filter through the slew of information you find on the internet!
The return to competitive rugby after my battle through severe knee injuries is a badge of honour I wear with pride. Because of my injury history, one of the most frequent questions I am asked, particularly since the launch of Bondi Vite, is what vitamins I take to help reduce my knee and joint pain? So, in the most laymen way possible, here it is.
There are multiple, millions, a multitude of group exercise classes on offer in Singapore; ranging from Barre, to pole dancing and aerial silks, to the classic gym, body pump, zumba and spinning. However the big difference when you come to a UFIT Outdoor Class is that you get the additional benefit of being out in the open air.
With many races and runs delayed in the current situation, some of us might be thinking of doing a race once they are up, or even doing a virtual run! If you yooking to take on your first half-marathon but unsure on how to get started, UFIT one-north Osteopath Zoe McParlin shares with you 13 tips to tackle your first one!
You might have seen it all around the internet, heard about the hype or even come across it in your city. The Impossible Burger. Impossible what? The Impossible Burger was a product launched in 2016 by Impossible Foods, after years of research to replicate the flavour, smell and nutrition of meat using plants.
Unless you work in a trade job or in the fitness industry, chances are you spend most of your time at work sitting on your desk in front of a screen. Admittedly this is unavoidable, even more so that most of us are working from home now and spending even less time moving.
Racing is back in Singapore!
This year, we've partnered with Run as One Singapore, who have introduced a brand-new running concept that will transform your race experience! Choose to run either 5.6k or 12.9k and race around the beautiful Marina Bay from Friday 23rd October - Sunday 1st November!
Register today and get a 10% discount on any race category and free UFIT credits - use discount...
Chronic back pain has become a world-wide epidemic. This discomfort can cause issues with nearly every aspect of life; exercise, work, driving, and, arguably the most intrusive, sleep. Good quality rest can make a huge impact on your overall health and wellbeing, so it’s crucial to do everything you can to make sure that you get it!
Since the low-fat food guidelines came in at the end of the 1970s, the amount of sugar in processed and commercially produced food increased dramatically. The main reason for this is that when fat is removed from food it doesn’t taste, smell or look as appealing.
The warm up is a very important part of a run so to make sure that we get it right, our avid runner and Senior Physiotherapist Máire Nic Amhlaoibh is here with some warm-up exercises you can do before you head off for your next run or race!
One of the most commonly-asked questions from clients is what they should eat before a workout. Should they train fasted? How much should they eat? As with everything, the answer depends on the context. What type of training are you doing? What are your goals? What time do you train?
A question I ask many of my athlete clients is, “What do you do for recovery?” Most of which look at me vaguely and reply, "what do you mean by recovery?" This reply is something that both puzzled and frustrates me. How does any athlete expect to run (or train) at high volume and high intensity for weeks on end without getting injured? To be honest it’s a miracle that they are managing to get...
Our daily routine can get extremely hectic in today’s day and age. And as the increasingly demanding society places stress on ourselves, our health and fitness has taken a backseat for many of us, unfortunately. Prior to training with us, Mark Turner put on a lot of weight over the last couple of years, partly due to lifestyle habits in the modern day.
We are delighted to announce that we have completed the acquisition of Savitar, Singapore’s leading tennis coaching and events company. Savitar will be the foundation of UFIT Sports, the latest addition to our holistic health and fitness offering.