Category Archives: Exercise

What’s better for fat loss: Cardio or Weights?

In one corner: bad-ass cardio. In the other: kick-ass weights. How do you know what to choose to reach your body goals? Some of us shy away from the weight section because we have absolutely no idea how to use them. Or, because they are dominated by men. While others avoid cardio because they fear […]


If you’re working full-pelt in your sessions, your joints may be feeling swollen and sore. Perhaps you’ve decided to throw in the towel altogether, and if you’re in that much pain, who can blame you? Ironically, stopping altogether can make the condition feel worse as strength dissipates, fitness levels decrease and the impact of no […]

The Link Between Weight Loss and Knee Pain

Why does my knee hurt? Knee pain is one of the most common complications of being overweight or obese. If you’re among the millions of people who experience chronic knee pain, even a small weight loss can help reduce pain and lower the risk of osteoarthritis (OA). Obesity rates in Singapore has also been rapidly […]

Simple Exercises To Do At Home

During cold or wet weather, it can be hard to motivate yourself to exercise outdoors. But physical activity of any kind is very important if you’re aiming to maintain a healthy lifestyle (which is important for desirable cholesterol levels). Luckily, there are many simple exercises to do at home that can help you to meet […]

13 Easy Ways to Burn More Fat!

You’ve counted your calories and walked and walked, but your skinny jeans still won’t fit… We turned to experts for tips on how to rep up your metabolism, increase lean muscles and avoid eating those extra calories that end up being stored as fat. DON’T SKIMP ON PROTEIN Women lose about 5 pounds of muscle […]

10 Health and Fitness Tips from Prophet Muhammad

Islam teaches its followers many etiquette’s of eating and living a healthy life. The Prophet made a point of developing remarkably clean and healthy eating habits among his followers. With its rich bazaars and political and caravans streaming in from desert oases, it would have been easy for a man of Muhammed’s stature to live […]

A New Way to Stretch

Simple stretches help improve flexibility and can also ease joint pain. Stretching as a warm-up prior to exercise may be a practice you learned back in grade school gym class. Today, experts debate its effectiveness. The truth? “Stretching is helpful,” says experts. Stretching particularly benefits those with arthritis by lubricating joints and enhancing and maintaining […]



The most important part is to cut back on sugars and starches (carbs). These are the foods that stimulate secretion of insulin the most. If you didn’t know already, insulin is the main fat storage hormone in the body. When insulin goes down, fat has an easier time getting out of the fat stores and […]

Workout Tips for Achy Joints

Research shows that regular exercise helps to reduce the chronic inflammation associated with arthritis and can even increase your pain tolerance. Exercise also strengthens the muscles around the joint and increases blood flow to the joint, two things that can minimise discomfort. It also increases the production of endorphins, which can further reduce pain. Getting started when […]


1. Exercise Regularly Regular exercise can help you lose weight and increase insulin sensitivity. Increased insulin sensitivity means your cells are better able to use the available sugar in your bloodstream. Exercise also helps your muscles use blood sugar for energy and muscle contraction. If you have problems with blood sugar control, you should routinely […]