HRV: What Does Heart Rate Variability Mean To You?

HRV: What Does Heart Rate Variability Mean To You?
What if we could take one simple self-administered test every day that would tell us our overall health and fitness level? And what if, based on the results of that test, we could adjust our daily routine including exercise, recovery and sleep patterns to achieve the best possible outcome for our personal well-being each day? It goes without saying this would be a medical breakthrough, following in the trend of self-diagnosis where more and more people are taking charge of their daily health rather than leaving the responsibility solely to... Read More

5 Tips to Hit 10,000 Steps a Day Effortlessly

5 Tips to Hit 10,000 Steps a Day Effortlessly
Everyone knows by now, that sitting, is a modern day disease, and a sedentary lifestyle is horrible for both your physical, and emotional well-being. However, most of us urban metropolitans probably don’t even hit 5,000 steps a day, much less than the recommended 10,000 steps. Leading a sedentary lifestyle could spell your demise. Not moving around regularly could lead to heart disease, poor blood circulation, and a failing respiratory system. Failing to move around could also be disastrous for your psychological health. It’s been proven that regular physical activity actually... Read More

How to Choose a Wearable

How to Choose a Wearable
Credits: Raconteur Fitness trackers aren’t going to turn you into Chris Evans overnight, but they might just give you that motivation to get off your couch and kickstart your healthy lifestyle. There are tons of misconceptions surrounding what fitness trackers do, some think that they are no more than glorified pedometers whereas others think they are superwatches capable of tracking everything from walking to even specific sports like Tennis and Skiing. Part of this confusion stems from the huge variety of trackers in the market. So how do you choose... Read More

AXTRO Sports – Christmas Gift Guide 2016

AXTRO Sports – Christmas Gift Guide 2016
With Christmas season swinging by soon, you must be wondering what to get for your friends and family. Right here at AXTRO Sports, we’ve come up with a comprehensive gift guide so you won’t have to fret about the ideal gifts, for every and anyone that matters to you. For Dad Has Dad been eating too much Char Kway Teow and Roti Prata lately? In addition to taking care of you and stressing out at work, he probably doesn’t have much time to workout or take charge of his health.... Read More

National Steps Challenge Season 2: Everything You Need to Know

National Steps Challenge Season 2: Everything You Need to Know
Credits: Health Promotion Board The Health Promotion Board’s National Steps Challenge is back. Season 2 of this challenge begins on 1 Oct 16 and will last until 30 Apr 17. If you are 18 & above, participating in this challenge give you a chance to win some business class tickets to New Zealand! So here are the steps needed to inch closer to your dream vacation. Credits: govinsider.asia Step 1: Download the Healthy 365 App from the Apple or Google Play Store Create your personal profile Sign up for the... Read More

Asus Zenwatch 2: An Affordable Masterpiece (By Twenty First Tech)

Asus Zenwatch 2: An Affordable Masterpiece (By Twenty First Tech)
This review was originally published on Twenty First Tech Smartwatches are everywhere. You have multifunctional smartwatches from the likes of Pebble and dedicated iOS-only ones like the Apple Watch, and you have the other Android Wears like the Asus Zenwatch 2 that was launched end of last year in Singapore. The Asus Zenwatch 2 is the signature wearable from Asus that doesn’t compromise style, despite being on sale at an affordable price of $229. It is by all means a decent device that is well worth its price tag. Design The Zenwatch 2 is... Read More

How Pris Chew Keeps Fit with the LifeTrak R420

How Pris Chew Keeps Fit with the LifeTrak R420
Hi! Just to kick things off, why don't you introduce yourself Pris? I am a fitness and sports blogger with a passion for endurance sports. I do especially running as well as cycling on a regular basis and I share my personal experiences on my blog, about races and events, as well as seeking comments and tips from elite and inspirational athletes, through interviews with them. At the same time, I also review sports related products ranging from sports headphones to running shoes, GPS watches, fitness trackers and other apparel.... Read More

Aerobic Exercises Make You Smarter Than High-Intensity Workouts

Aerobic Exercises Make You Smarter Than High-Intensity Workouts

Can you exercise to get smarter? Yes, you can. The numerous benefits of exercise has been well-documented by scientific literature, exercise alters the structure and function of the brain. The more physical activity you engage in, the greater the increase in brain volume. Furthermore, it can reduce the number and size of age-related holes in the brain’s white and gray matter. What most people don’t know is that different types of workouts can cause different levels of neurogenesis (increasing the number of neurons a.k.a nerves in your brain)

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8 Clever Tips for Lazy People to Slim Down this Chinese New Year

8 Clever Tips for Lazy People to Slim Down this Chinese New Year

Whilst on the phone with bae, don’t laze in bed. Use the opportunity to walk around the block and clock in some steps. You will realise how effortlessly you are burning calories without even thinking when you aren’t focused on “exercising” but on your phone call. (Companies could apply this to meetings as well)

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