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 for the summer, here are 5 useful tips you can refer to for eating and hydration while travelling as...

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Jun 11, 2019

The answer to this question, as with most things training and fitness-related is - it all depends. Most avid fit-fans would set reminders to not forget their super breathable training wear, yoga mats and protein shakers when going away for the summer (I’m looking at you, readers of the blog). I’d suggest we take a moment to think it through before all the sun, sand and fun commences.

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Jun 6, 2019

That feeling when you’re handed the first drink as you finally make it on board the plane. Only the holidays are ahead of you and there is so much to look forward to so everything else can wait till you return... or can it?

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Jun 4, 2019

Summer comes around and your inner Energizer Bunny starts to worry as you are headed to a beautiful remote part of the world - all without the familiarity of your usual gym!

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May 30, 2019

In the previous blog we spoke about exercising for the expecting mother, this time round we had another chat with Tsvety Ivanova, personal trainer at UFIT Orchard on what women can do to get back into training once they have given birth.

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May 29, 2019

Pregnant women are traditionally advised to reduce levels of physical exertion as they are worried that there might be concerns that exercise could affect pregnancy outcomes negatively. However, exercise during pregnancy is not a bad thing, and could in fact be beneficial for the expecting mother. We had a chat with Tsvety Ivanova, personal trainer at UFIT Orchard for her advice on exercise for...

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May 24, 2019

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.

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May 22, 2019

With the upcoming 5km AIA glow run coming up on 25 May and OSIM Sundown Marathon on 1 June, some of you might be contemplating doing your first 5km race.  Most people think a 5km race is as simple as popping on your trainers and then going straight into it. For some, it is, for others, it isn’t.

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May 14, 2019

Running has its fair share of benefits, yet it can be a daunting task for someone who is unfamiliar and inexperienced with it. Are you completely new to running? Did you previously run and wish to return to running? Are you scared of injuring yourself? Do you feel anxious joining a club with lots of new members? Do you think you are not good enough to run? If you answered yes to any of these...

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May 6, 2019

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.

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Apr 23, 2019

We are excited to announce the revamped Small Group Training Sessions at UFIT one-north. The sessions will run during lunch time from Monday to Friday at 12-1pm and on Saturday mornings at 9-10am. Each session has a different emphasis to ensure you are hitting all your training goals. Whether you are looking to improve your strength and learn correct lifting techniques or get your blood pumping...

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Apr 10, 2019

Liam Postlethwaite, Singapore U19s Rugby Player, took some time and spoke to us about how he got into the sport and how he realised his dream of representing his country.

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Mar 25, 2019

With the UFIT Clean & Lean Challenge 19.2 coming up on March 16, we spoke to Ken Stirrat, one of our winners from last year’s Clean & Lean Challenge, as he shares his experience with us.

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Mar 7, 2019

As we look forward to the Easter Holidays looking to wind down, we are also looking at things we can do to keep the children occupied. As a parent, it can be daunting to find the right activity to keep your kids busy, as sitting with the iPad or climbing the walls out of boredom are not what we want them to do all through the break.

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Jan 15, 2019

Meet Jules. Having lost 11% body fat and 7.3kg everyone at UFIT who has met him has been inspired by his journey, and the changes he has made to his life, after training with Liam O’Neill (@Lrj_oneill), Personal Trainer at Amoy gym and being supported by UFIT Nutrition.

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Jan 14, 2019

It’s that time of year in January when we all set ourselves those goals and then by March they are all but slung by the wayside and we are back to where we started. In the Health and Fitness industry, January is our busiest month for that very reason, our clients arrive full of hope and ambition and it’s our job to keep them on that road. So how do we do it?

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Jan 11, 2019

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 you look forward to 2019, Tom Imanishi has given you 3 simple tips to setting those goals for 2019 and how to stick to them.

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Jan 3, 2019

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 Bootcamp is that you get the additional benefit of being out in the open air.

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Dec 28, 2018

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.

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Dec 11, 2018

UFIT Orchard Trainer Aaron Tregaskes explains how changing a few things in your life such as exercise, social interaction and breath control can make huge differences to how your body deals with stress.

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Nov 21, 2018

Why you should be Training strength as an Endurance Athlete

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...

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Nov 7, 2018

As our CLEAN & LEAN CHALLENGE 22 approaches, there’s no better chance to learn how to detox sugars and refined carbs, turning to clean, healthy, delicious food that will help you shed unwanted fat and be in the best shape of your life!

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Oct 17, 2018

For years, I have trained by myself not wanting to train with anyone else for fear that my training sessions wouldn’t be as productive. But I was proved very wrong recently, when after much persistence, I finally agreed to join a friend (also fellow coach at UFIT) for a workout.

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Oct 9, 2018

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. But the problem is, most of us don’t practice proper sitting postures and worse, don’t take the time to move around or stretch after being inactive for long periods of time.

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Oct 1, 2018

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?

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Sep 28, 2018

When Personal Trainer and Bootcamps Coach Lizzie Wright is not meting out tough (love) training to her clients and trainees at UFIT Singapore, she likes to recharge and unwind by heading to the neighbouring countries in the region to discover the rugged beauty of the mountain terrains. 

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Sep 24, 2018

We all have come across various challenges in our lives, whether it is in work, relationships, or our personal fitness. Sometimes it feels hard to keep on going forward. But our body and mind are amazing instruments, and are capable of greatly exceeding our own expectations – So what can you do to succeed? 

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Sep 19, 2018