Triathlon is one of the fastest-growing sports in the world!  People everywhere are becoming triathletes for a variety of reasons: enhanced self-esteem, an end goal to make exercise and fitness more worthwhile, feelings of accomplishment, and group camaraderie. Because of the three-sport format, there are often three times as many questions and three times as much advice on the “best” ways to...

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Aug 30, 2021

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. 

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Aug 27, 2021
Guest post by Bondi Vite 

The colder months bring with them lots of challenges for our immunity, it can sometimes feel like every second person you speak with either has, or is recovering from a cold or flu. We know how important it is to manage your immunity carefully during that time of year, because of how easy it is to pick up these immune-busting illnesses. This doesn’t mean that we...

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Aug 26, 2021

Are you a seasoned athlete?  Are you a complete beginner?  Are you somewhere in-between the two? 

 

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Aug 18, 2021

It has been a long 18 months in Singapore without full competitive sport. Most sporting action has had to follow various restrictions, so we have had to compromise to watered-down versions of the sports we know and love. Sports clubs and programs have done a great job at being adaptable, adjusting session plans or the rules of the game according to the group numbers permitted. 

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Aug 18, 2021

Making sense of the new normAL and preparing for a return to TRIATHLON racing

 

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Aug 11, 2021

In a world where we have so little control of today, it's important to focus on what we can actually control - our eating habits.

 

A key factor that we can achieve during this period is to work on boosting and maintaining a strong immune system through cultivating healthy and sustainable eating habits. 

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Jul 16, 2021

#1Month1Goal has been a mayhem and we're glad that you made it through with us!

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Jun 24, 2021

Brilliant news! On the 21st of June, we are back!! And that means...

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Jun 14, 2021

Did you know that there's no such thing as perfect posture?

As much as it's easier to 'get to work' with working from home as part of the new normal, many of us would undoubtedly experience a series of body aches and pains from sitting down for too long.

It's been a hectic month! But we've managed to emerge stronger as one community. We hope you've achieved what you've set out to do at the...

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Jun 1, 2021

GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP IS KEY TO ACHIEVING SUCCESS

But, why do we still sacrifice good quality sleep?

We're now three weeks into the month of May! Check out the third part of our Wellness Video Series: Living Great on Sleep and recovery! We were honored to have Damien Fitzpatrick, founder of Bondi Vite and partner of UFIT, share his top three tips to sleep like a baby at night despite having a...

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May 25, 2021

Did you know that one of the most effective weght loss tools is neat?

NEAT stands for Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis

The second week of May just passed! Check out the second part of our Wellness Video Series: Living Great, where our Personal Trainer, Will, shares the concept of 'Eat more, do more; Eat less, do less' whilst achieving the most out of your time. Will further shares his top 3...

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May 18, 2021

Did you know that proper hydration could positively impact your productivity?

As part of our #1Month1Goal campaign, we have kickstart the very first part of our Wellness Video Series: Living Great. Introducing our very own UFIT Nutritionist, Fiona, as she shares the importance of staying hydrated, especially in a hot and humid environment like Singapore, as well as her top 3 tips to keep you...

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May 10, 2021

#1Month1Goal is back! Get ready for a stronger, healthier you

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Apr 29, 2021

PARTICIPATING IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES IS BENEFICIAL IN YOUR CHILD'S GROWING UP YEARS.  

With the profound disruptions to our daily lives, families struggle to cope with working from home and running a home school. Given the opportunity to spend more time and bond together as a family unit, getting your child involved in physical activity reaps a multitude of benefits - physically, socially and...

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Apr 9, 2021

It can be daunting trying to clean up your diet, especially after falling off the bandwagon or being unsure of where to start. It can also be challenging to do it alone without the proper knowledge or support. One way is to go on an elimination diet to identify food sensitivities and intolerances that can be helpful in fat loss and improving your energy levels, among a host of other benefits.

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Mar 31, 2021

We sometimes are unsure on how much food or what we should be eating before and after our workout. The answer is: it depends on the type or goal of your training session. From here we can determine the best pre workout meal or snack.

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Mar 11, 2021

We have some exciting news! Our fitness offerings just got bigger with the new UFIT Studio @ Fairmont  opening very soon at the poolside of the five-star Fairmont Hotel. We will be offering Private Group Training, Personal Training, and our Sports For Life program at this new location as we look to further expand our health and fitness services.

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Feb 18, 2021

The question I constantly encounter here in Singapore is, "I have a sore back. Should I come see you, or should I see a doctor first?"

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Feb 16, 2021

Have you ever experienced that achy, burning sensation at the base of your neck and shoulders after spending countless hours working on the computer or on school homework? Did you stretch those achy muscles? We bet it felt like heaven! Then you go back to work and 2 hours later, that same annoying sensation creeps in on you again.

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Feb 9, 2021

A new year means there's no better time to take control of your health. With many of us looking to clean up our nutrition for the year, we should also be aware that what works for your favourite athlete or celebrity when it comes to their diets might not work for you. Reason being, every individual has different needs and requirements when it comes to their nutritional goals.

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Feb 3, 2021

In this busy day and age time is money. However, due to the hectic lifestyles, some people may sacrifice their health and fitness due to busy work schedules.

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Jan 25, 2021

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.

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Jan 15, 2021

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.

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Dec 31, 2020

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...

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Dec 23, 2020

You might have heard about foot postures. Flat feet, high arches, pronation, supination – What do they mean and do we need to do anything about them?

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Nov 19, 2020

Join us on an expedition to the North Pole on Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th December for UFIT's virtual Singapore To Santa event!

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Nov 18, 2020

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...

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Nov 12, 2020