Lesson from History: Ancient cultures, philosophers and medical practices

I haven't had much time to blog recently due to my inability to manage time as efficiently as I would like to. So I am jumping on the opportunity to shoot two birds with one bullet by utilizing my homework assignment as another informative blog post. This one is for the first week of this online course I … Continue reading Lesson from History: Ancient cultures, philosophers and medical practices

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W10D4 – Barbell Destruction

“Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible.” – Frank L. Gaines 830AM - Barbell Complex Barbell Weight: 65lb / ~30kg 4 Sets of 5-10 reps per exercise Minimal rest after each set. 1. Hanging Power Clean 2. Front Squats 3. Power Snatch 4. Back Squat 5. Power Press 6. Drop Lunge … Continue reading W10D4 – Barbell Destruction

International Breakfast

"It's not a diet. It's called eating healthy."  Our clique of international students has grown from just Singaporeans to include people from the States, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Sweden, Turkey, Denmark, France, S.Africa and Australia! That's where I got my inspiration this morning when rummaging through the refrigerator 😄 Cage-free organic fed eggs Nitrate-free smoked turkey breast … Continue reading International Breakfast

Salsa Flavored Chicken Leftovers + Guilt-Free Ice-Cream!

 "No one is born a great cook. One learns by doing." - Julia Child Found a bottle of all-natural salsa so hey, why not add it to my leftovers-dinner? 🙂 Definitely a  slightly spicy but still, terribly tasty meal! Ingredients: Brown rice (cooked on Sunday) Baked Broccoli, capsicum and kale (~300°F) Dried plain Seaweed + … Continue reading Salsa Flavored Chicken Leftovers + Guilt-Free Ice-Cream!

Random Exercise Idea: Wall Hamstring Curls!

Woke up, looked at the wall and had a Eureka moment. Wall Hamstring Curls!!! 💪🏻Get as close to the wall as possible 💪🏻Prop Feet up 💪🏻Imagine using your heels to pull your butt towards your ankles 💪🏻Try single leg curls for extra challenge! Some people have an imbalance in strength between their Quadriceps(front of thigh) … Continue reading Random Exercise Idea: Wall Hamstring Curls!

W5D6 – Met Con 

AM: Fasted easy run 20 mins easy, ~ 1.12 Miles 30 Burpees 15 pullups Still learning to run again, glad to be able to run continuously. Legs are still slowly getting used to the pounding. Stopped often to take pictures and admire the scenery. PM: Met Con  8 rounds of: 10 Burpees 10 Tire thrusters with … Continue reading W5D6 – Met Con 

W5D4 – Lactate Threshold + Met Con

AM Learning to Run again 10 x 1' jogging / 30" rest SMR + Yoga PM   1. Swimming  200m - 300m - 500m / 1' rest Target pace: 2'03" / 100m (from last week's CSS test) Timings: 200m - 4'03" 300m - 6'06" 500m - 10'27" Reflection:  Swam the 200 & 300m too fast... … Continue reading W5D4 – Lactate Threshold + Met Con