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As someone who has run a Spartan Race before, here’s what I think: whether you’re someone generally fit and strong, or if you’ve been inactive on your couch for 10 years, do your homework, and then take that next step.
Despite it being his first spartan race, Aneesh completed all the obstacles at the Bukit Timah Spartan Sprint on the 3rd of August 2019, coming in top 50 in his age category.
The 2019 Bukit Timah Spartan Race saw familiar faces return to run with Team Level, along with a host of new faces who thoroughly enjoyed their first taste of obstacle racing.
The next time you’re in the gym, do a thing or two for your lats. The lats stabilize against all sorts of human movement: bending, hanging, pushing, holding and twisting.
The base answer is a mathematical one. Depending on what you’re going to the gym for, the energy and fuel that you need to take back in will vary.
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I’d say the first step to seeing change starts with exercise, simply because an hour three times a week is more actionable at first.
A better question whould be what is the optimal condition you need to be in to perform your day-to-day function.
Jordi started working with a personal trainer with the goal of preventing injury during his soccer games. He also wanted to increase muscle mass and increase strength in his posterior chain.
A rugby player, Matthew Coleman wanted to be pain-free and squat and deadlift the way he used to – before he developed pain in his back and knee two years ago. Alex developed a personal training programme that would help him achieve just that.
A boxing instructor at Uppercut Boxing, Barbara wanted to build her overall strength, reduce body fat and gain muscle mass. She was also hoping to strengthen her back after she suffered a lower back injury from Muay Thai back in 2017.
As someone with scoliosis and SI joint issues, Shu Ting wanted to engage in strength training to help prevent injury and let her maintain a pain-free yoga practice in the long haul.
When Julie started personal training at Level, she convinced her parents (age 55 and 50) to join too, as she thought it’d be good for them to build some strength and lead a more active lifestyle.
Arjun loves a good game of squash. It was with the goal of improving his game and preventing injury that he started working with his personal trainer Jeff.
Clarence has been coming to Level for almost 2 years, but only started personal training 2 months ago. He wanted to get bigger and stronger, and gain some muscle too.
Erica, a yoga teacher at Yoga Lab, is no stranger to the gym. However, personal training sessions provided her with the guidance she needed to get closer to her goal of moving better and lifting heavier.
Sheranne, a yoga teacher at The Locomotive Co, has been struggling with back pain ever since she had undergone surgery 10 years ago. She knew she had to strengthen her back, so she decided to work with a personal trainer.
As a freelance dancer, Adelene is moving all the time. She decided to work with a personal trainer to prepare for her upcoming dance tour in China.
Cheryl is a national sailor who is training to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Her personal trainer developed a programme that would allow her to see the results of her hard work in the gym on water.