Workshop: Improve Your Mental Toughness with Edgar Tham

Thursday, 1 September 2016  |  Health + Wellness

Mental-Toughness

Mental toughness is important not just for us to break our PRs, but also to do well in life.  Whether we like it or not, we’ll always be faced with challenges.  It’s how we face those challenges that makes us winners or losers.  That’s why I’m looking forward to joining this upcoming workshop with Edgar Tham.   (more…)

Five Habits of Healthy Families

Tuesday, 12 July 2016  |  Health + Wellness

I was the youngest in a family of nine. With four boys in the family, mealtimes were a battle for food. I had to put as much as I could on my plate, or else my brothers would gobble it all down and none would be left for me. So, I grew up with terrible eating habits. That’s not even counting the loads of junk food I devoured, liters of soda I drank, and, by college, the hundreds of meals I had skipped to make up for all my mistakes. My idea of fitness was to starve myself so that I would look fit. Exercise and sports were not in my vocabulary.

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My sis and I (we were the youngest 2 siblings!) at the Alaska Milk Day run

Fast forward to the present. I’m a mom, a marathoner, and a health coach. Needless to say, I’ve learned about the importance of nutrition and exercise. More than that, I try to instill the same healthy lifestyle with my children so that they adopt it early on and they won’t have to go through the struggles I went through.

Here are five habits that you can apply in your own homes to have a healthier family: (more…)

Do You Know Your Fitness Age? BioScore Will Tell You

Wednesday, 13 January 2016  |  Health + Wellness

BioScore

Ever wondered how old your body really is, compared to your chronological age? Well, now you can find out! Fitness First continues to build on its reputation as the fitness leader with the launch of BioScore, a bespoke health and fitness assessment which determines your biological or ‘fitness age,’ compared to your real age. (more…)

Recipe: Tuna Quinoa Spaghetti

Friday, 21 August 2015  |  Health + Wellness

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I love tuna. Love! I have it at least thrice a week thrown into my quinoa with veggies, folded into an egg for an omelette, or mixed with pasta for a quick, healthy meal.

Here’s one of our favorite family recipes, Tuna Quinoa Spaghetti, not just because it’s quick, easy, and delicious, but also because it’s healthy! (more…)

5 Ways to Squeeze a Workout into Your Busy Life

Monday, 27 July 2015  |  Health + Wellness

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Life has been quite busy lately (especially as we prepare for TBR Dream Marathon registration! Eek!), but, I must say, this is exactly the way I like it. For some reason, I get more work done when I know I’ve got a hectic day ahead. How do I make sure I get my workout done? Here are my 5 best tips on how you can squeeze a workout into your busy lifestyle: (more…)