Why Do Yoga Therapy For Neck And Shoulders?
By Chavda Ankur (Master Anant)
Senior Yoga Teacher
[Yoga Prachar Ratana (awarded by H.E Governer of Gujarat, India)]
Most of the time, we are not conscious of the alignment of our body when it comes to the way we sit, stand and do things. In an age…
What is Yoga Mix?
The Yoga Mix class you will learn about here consists of contemporary basic hatha yoga moves designed to sculpt mental and physical wellness. It is suitable for persons of basic and intermediate levels including seniors.
Benefits of Yoga Mix
By following the hatha yoga poses in the Yoga Mix lesson,…
Has life got you too busy to think about getting fit or leading an active lifestyle? According to the Health Promotion board (HPB), 41% of Singapore’s workforce sits at least eight hours a day and 39% do not meet its guidelines of at least 150 mins of moderate to vigorous physical…
Fitness Training Manager, True Group
Head Coach, TerraX Obstacle Race Training
Obstacle course races (OCR) look like loads of fun – and they are! An obstacle course race may look daunting for beginners as the obstacles often look intimidating and first attempts at some obstacles may often fail. However, with the…
How Do You Start A Fitness Programme On Your Own? (Part II)
#Fitness & Health
6 May 2020
Head of Fitness Education, True Group
Now that you have read part 1 (“Step 1: Understand the components of Health-related fitness” ) of our 2-parter, let’s proceed to learn how what skills you need for holistic physical fitness.
Skill-related Physical Fitness
While crucial to individuals aiming to excel in sports/games, many components of…
How Do You Start A Fitness Programme On Your Own? (Part I)
#Fitness & Health
6 May 2020
Head of Fitness Education,
At first glance, the easiest way to start a fitness programme on your own seems to be to trawl the web for the best online fitness programmes, or Youtube for the best and most popular exercise videos. But if you take a step back and…
Written by: Rohit Mistry, Yoga Teacher, TFX
What is Yin Yoga?
Yin Yoga is a gentle and quiet practice where you learn to relax a targeted stretch in order to improve circulation in, and improve range of motion of, your joints. Unlike Yang styles of Yoga such as Vinyasa, Power, and Ashtanga, which…
Contrary to popular perception, you do not have to be flexible to practice yoga – everyone can practice it and reap the benefits. Yoga helps to calm the mind, strengthen the body and improve body awareness. It also reduces back pain and body inflammation which has been linked to health issues…
How Myofascial Release Improves Yoga Movement
Myofascial release refers to the technique of applying gentle pressure on ‘trigger points’ to release tension in the connective tissues or fascia that bind and support our muscles, organs, bones, joints, nerve fibers and other structures of our body. Releasing this tension helps to alleviate pain and improve…
Besides being fit, eating right is also important. Eating the right types of nutrients, especially after your workout, is essential to bringing you closer to your health and fitness goals.
Your muscles use up their glycogen stores for fuel when you are working out, resulting in your muscles being partially depleted of…
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. So the saying goes.
The thought of the affordable and easily-available apple in keeping our immunity in check (and doctor’s fees low) sure is inviting.
Take a closer look at the foods available around us, and you will realise that it actually does not cost…
So, you’ve seen boutique-sized cafes sprouting up selling primarily Acai bowls, Acai Smoothies, or perhaps even Acai ice cream. Just what is this Acai craze about, and is it really a superfood we should be serving up?
First, let’s find out what Acai Berries are.
Pronounced “ah-sigh-EE”, these berries hail from the Amazon…
5 Ways to Improve Mental Well-being While Working From Home
28 Apr 2020
The benefits of working remotely - from the ability to have a flexible schedule to not having to spend time on commuting – are attracting more people to work from home. However, there are downsides too, with mental well-being topping the list.
In a survey of more than 3,500 remote workers for…
No matter how busy life gets, always take care of yourself - both mind and body. Being physically active is so much more than physical aesthetics, it brings so many benefits for mental well-being.
Here are some of the proven ways exercise improves mental health:
Physical activity produces chemicals called ‘endorphins’. Endorphins…
Welcome to True Group’s Home Workout Programme!
Not being able to hit the gym or attend your favourite group exercise class? This handy eGuide is just what you need.
You’ll find in this eGuide an exercise plan, links to workout videos and some great tips to help you get and stay fit wherever…