Busy travelling or working late and are unable to get in on your workouts? While we may not always have access to a gym or studio we can always work around that to still get our body moving. Try this 15min set of core-focused Pilates exercises to get your body realigned, stretched and strong at the same time. At the same time, they’ll help you unwind and rest your mind after a long day in the...

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Jul 15, 2019

Not sure what to stock in your pantry? Well we’ve got some tips for you to help begin your healthy eating journey.

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Jul 10, 2019

Let’s be honest, we likely complained at some point about how much room our running shoes take up in our luggage and made a silent promise if we pack them they will get used - which is not always the case! Here are 4 ways for you to get back to your fitness routine after a holiday.

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Jul 9, 2019

There are TONS of fun ways to break a sweat and keep your body in tip-top shape with family and friends when you are away on vacation

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Jul 2, 2019

Summertime is great for going away for vacation or visiting friends and family. Find out what your summer vacation personality is and how UFIT can help you on your journeys!

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Jun 25, 2019

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?

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Jun 17, 2019

Alison MacDougall was never a big fan of exercise. She always said she wasn’t interested and it just wasn’t for her, after all, she’s not sporty and athletic and the general perception is that “gyms are only for the fit?”

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Jun 14, 2019

 

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 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...

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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...

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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 19.4 coming up on 24 August, 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