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Action for Action

Register for a Class, Get fit, Get Strong and Promote Gender Equality This Month The Gym Pod is celebrating International Women’s Day, by supporting Aware (the Association of Women for Action and Research) in their upcoming campaign.  We will be holding four classes this March to support...

Treading The Light Fantastic

New equipment, new opportunities Some of you may have noticed the new treadmills recently installed in gym pods around Singapore. Don’t go thinking they’re only worth trying out when it’s too stormy to go for a run or walk. Here are your top five treadmill trials...

Strength Training for Healthy Bones

Lifting weights isn't just about big bulging muscles; in fact that needn't be a byproduct at all. This activity also promotes bone density, a crucial element to healthy living as we age and become more vulnerable to falls.  Earlier this year an elderly, close relative fell...

TAI CHEE

The origins, the form and the benefits, from Manhattan to Marsiling By STEVE DAWSON I’d never seen or heard of Tai Chi until I moved to Singapore. But 27 years later, strolling through Manhattan’s Upper West Side, I saw a young man, in his 20’s, not apparently...

Ditching the Bread

Carbs - Are they good for you or bad? What do they do to your body? How do they contribute to obesity and do they impact our health? From Atkins to Keto: high protein, low carb diets explained In 2004, CNN’s Larry King Live invited Dr Robert...

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