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!
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.
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.
If you didn’t manage to catch the nutrition webinar last Thursday with our Senior Nutritionist Emily Whitelock, it was recorded for you to watch at your convenience! The main points are summarised and covered below if you want a recap or a quick way to get some nutrition tips as a "cheat sheet" to help keep you on track during this period.
Every year, Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan by fasting from dawn till dusk each day. We’re kept busy with work, school, training, commutes and social interactions, making each day zoom by. This year, many of us are observing Ramadan under lockdown and now that we are halfway through, some of our team members share how they are coping during this period.
Following the recent government announcement, it is with great sadness that we have decided to suspend all in person UFIT services for the time being. From Saturday 4 April at 23:59, we will be suspending all services except the UFIT Online Services. All PT appointments and class bookings after this point will be cancelled.
Indulged a little too much over the festive season? Take charge of your health now and join us for the first, and revamped, Clean & Lean Challenge of 2020.
Juicy and delicious chicken breasts in a creamy base to go with your meals, this simple no-frills UFIT chicken recipe inspired by the Russian Beef Stroganoff is bound to take your weekly meal prep to the next level. It is also a dish you can whip up fairly easily and quickly with a small party, so go ahead and give it a go.
We have all been there, sometimes we would just like to whip up something really quickly. Here's a simple salad you can easily put together when you are strapped for time after a day's work or would just like things to be as simple as possible over the weekend.
Having a craving for meatballs but apprehensive about grabbing frozen ones off the shelves in the supermarket? Follow the below for a hearty and delicious recipe that you can have on its own, or with pasta if you'd prefer!
Looking to have something suitable for breakfast or brunch this weekend? Look no further than some English muffins made healthy with cauliflower. And to go with it we are also sharing recipes for coriander smashed avo and homemade mayonnaise to complete your meal.
Having a major muffin craving but are unwilling to mess up your diet and nutrition? Let UFIT Nutritionist Michelle McKenna show you how you can whip up your delicious muffins using healthy ingredients so you can indulge guilt-free.
Vacation season is fast approaching and many of you will be heading to your home country or to a holiday location. Your usual routines will be forgotten temporarily, so what should you do to keep you on track to maintain the benefits of all your hard work throughout the year?
We all know that travelling can sometimes “get us out” of our healthy routine. Whether it is a vacation or a business trip, planning simple, yet effective strategies beforehand will help you to make the best choices and eat healthy during the time you are away. With everyone looking to travel during the festive season, here are 5 useful tips you can refer to for eating and hydration while...
Fish oil is one of the most common supplements on the market. We see it everywhere, but what is it for? Do we actually need supplementation? UFIT Nutrition Manager Pamela Ibarra gives us the lowdown on fish oil supplementation to help you make an informed decision.
Let’s be honest, it’s not easy to stay on the healthy lifestyle track over the festive period. We’re prone to telling ourselves that we can get back on track in the New Year. However if we can stay somewhat on track, and still enjoy ourselves, it will help us hit the road running in 2019 for a fit and fabulous year.
Singapore is an awesome place for nightlife and drinks. For a lot of people in Singapore, drinking and entertaining is also a huge part of their jobs. But how many of us use this as an excuse? How many actually want to have a short period without alcohol to improve your well-being? How many of us need to drink less? And why aren’t friends and family being more supportive?
The internet can be a useful place to look for information, yet at the same time, there are many different answers to your nutrition queries. Here, we have put together 10 commonly asked nutrition questions and provided you with the answers, all in one place!
Whether you remain in Singapore or travel elsewhere for the upcoming holidays, your healthy eating habits needn't go pear-shaped this summer. Take these six healthy tips from UFIT Nutritionist Wendy Riddell on board for a nourished and lean body no matter where you are:
For many Muslims who observe the practice of fasting during the month of the Ramadan, the period is a time for mindful contemplation and detox. Muslims abstain from food and water between sunrise to sundown. While some people lose weight during this period, some put on the pounds from excessive late night binge.
Bea Tang recently achieve the momentous milestone of completing her 1,000th bootcamp session with UFIT! Bea is a familiar face in the UFIT Bootcamps community for the last 5 years, training daily in the lush nature of the Botanic Gardens, or crushing a Metcon session in the “jungle” of CrossFit Bukit Timah.
Iron is the essential element for energy production and optimal athletic performance. Did you know that almost half of women in Singapore could be iron-deficient but are unware of it? UFIT’s Head of Nutrition Wendy Riddell was recently surprised to find out she was one of them in an Iron Panel Test.