I first heard about the idea of multi-activity memberships from my friends in London, who were incredibly excited to try out their first free month of ClassPass, a membership which offers users the chance to try out a whole host of classes ranging from spinning, to yoga and barre method.
Health & Fitness
Sipping on a cup of peppermint tea to calm and relax you may be one amazing way to banish stress short term, but it’s our ingrained habits and behaviours that can really affect our cortisol levels on a longer term basis. Here are five habits you should cultivate to banish stress in your everyday and lead to better health and happiness overall!
Take a nap
We all know that taking care of our bodies is essential if we want to live a more energetic, fulfilling and hopefully longer existence. As they say, your mind is only as good as the body carrying it. So whilst we are overjoyed by the array of options we have to work out and look good whilst doing it, when it comes to laundering our sweat-soaked workout gear, sometimes that’s where the pretty stops.
Christmas may be over, but like most people, you’re probably still trying to lose the extra pounds gained from all the festive feasting. Now that Chinese New Year is coming up, you’re going to be eating a whole lot of food again, and not the healthy kind. What’s a girl to do? It’s not like you can refuse the goodies that will be placed in front of you when you visit your relatives, and you definitely can’t turn down those lo hei lunch invitations from your workmates.
Are you up to the challenge? If you are, this would be an incredible event to work towards for fitness goals and a step towards your dream body and improved health. The course spans 14km and includes nine obstacles, including a new Cross-Fit based one.
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A busy and gadget-driven lifestyle is a sure recipe for eye strain. For those who do office work, it's common to experience dry and tired eyes after a whole day of starring at screens.
Still, there are times when these symptoms hint at a more sinister condition. Dr Lee Sao Bing, medical director of Shinagawa Eye Centre, shares on the four common symptoms of eye discomfort and their causes, and when you shouldn't ignore them:
On Friday October 16, 2015, cocktails and canapes were served for a wonderful cause at Paragon mall in the heart of Orchard Road. All was “bared” and revealed at Her World’s inaugural Bare for Hope event to raise awareness and funds for Singapore’s Breast Cancer Foundation.
I grew up dancing. I attended my first ballet class aged 2 and have continued to try new styles ever since. In the last few years more alternative dance forms, which often have their own sub-cultures, have opened up and become more popular. From pole-dancing to aerial yoga, there are so many beautiful, fun and amazingly challenging new forms of dance and fitness to try out! However, often we want to try before we buy, and a term’s worth of classes can be expensive, as can a gym membership!