Progressing to Level B on the GMBFitness Rings 1 Program!

After three weeks on Level A of the Rings 1 program from Gold Medal Bodies Fitness, I've decided to restart the program with Level B. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป#levelup! ๐Ÿ˜ From today's training log: GMB R1 - W1D3, Below the Rings (Level B) WU: Burpees Handstand Holds Back to Front Levers Attempts Ground Rows MAIN: 1A) Inverted Row [...]


Eye-Opening Field Trip to the Google APAC Office!

*Instagram repost (@jahntang) 2 Days ago, our Health & Wellness 3 class visited the Google APAC (Asia Pacific) office and were WOW-ed at their array of facilities available for their staff and the design of their office. ๐ŸŽฎTrue to their philosophy of "creating the happiest most productive workplace in the world", Google ensures almost all [...]

Achieving My 1st Back Lever!

That right there MY FIRST BACK LEVER!!! EVER! ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป (Okay it's just 1-2 seconds but before this I could only lower myself with my legs apart, couldn't keep themย straight and together ๐Ÿ˜) What did I do to get here? Frankly, it's only been 7 weeks since I've been well enough to exercise again and this [...]

Reflecting on the past 24 years

Exactly 24 years ago,ย I came into existence. I still don't know if I'm living in the Matrix or if all this is some sort of scientific experiment on my consciousness by some hidden higher power but it sure seems pretty real to me. When I was a kid, I was heavily influenced by video games [...]

Journal: 1st April follow up with the Rheumatologist

Significant results from the latest bloodtest: Uric Acid: 212 umol/L (down from 315, norm = 212-453) C-Reactive Protein: 18.5 mg/L (down from 41.3 last month, norm = 0-10) Red blood cell (RBC) count: 3.94 mil/uL (up from 3.74, norm = ย 4.5-6.3) Hemoglobin (HGB) count: 12.5 g/dL (down from 12.6, norm = 13.5-18) Mean corpuscular volume [...]

Injured Again…

โ€œWorry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.โ€ โ€• Corrie ten Boom Journal: 2 Marย 2016 I've been struggling with injury after injury since coming back from exchange in Arizona 2 months ago. First an ITB strain due to ramping up my staurday long run workout by 1 mile every [...]