Your Daily Dose of “Green Medicine”

Even though you’re in lockdown, don’t forget to get your daily dose of “green” medicine that is equally, if not as important as supplements and drugs for your immunity. These include:☀️ Sunshine🌬 Fresh air🍂Nature🤸🏻‍♂️ Physical activity 🍲 Nutritious whole foods🥰 Pleasant social interactions Photos from this morning's 15-min hill sprints 🏃🏻‍♂️ Once a week I … Continue reading Your Daily Dose of “Green Medicine”

Old Man Kim Teaches Me Martial Arts

Old man Kim looks like one of those harmless looking yet fit and nimble grandpas you see in asian movies. He's quite a regular at the gym I go to. Before today, our only interaction was when he gave me the thumbs up for doing a round horse kick on the boxing bag in the … Continue reading Old Man Kim Teaches Me Martial Arts

Hill Sprints: One of the Most Efficient Workouts

Found a new spot for hill sprints the other day! ⛰🏃🏻‍♂️ This takes me about 2 mins but it’s so steep that I’m unable to sprint all the way up. (I end up power walking the last bit) 😝 I believe sprinting is an important part of a balanced fitness plan. As important as strength … Continue reading Hill Sprints: One of the Most Efficient Workouts

A Movement Morning!

So yesterday, I randomly messaged the Movement Culture Facebook group to ask if there was anyone practicing in Auckland. Shortly after, I got a reply from this Russian dude, Serge Nagèv who practices at Victoria Park in town. I messaged him personally and he told me he'd be there this morning at 630am. I was … Continue reading A Movement Morning!

Movement Mornings #1: Stairs

Wake your brain and body up by navigating some stairs backwards! Caution: don't try jumping unless you're really confident. Maybe just start with the bottom step to be safe! Keep Moving. #wakeupwithmovement #moveyourselftoLIFE  

Finding a New Sport through Divine Intervention?

😍 I think I’ve found my new favourite outdoor activity!🏄🏻‍♂️ What better way to get some ‘relaxing’ exercise while appreciating and savouring the wonders of God’s creation than at the beach and ‘standing on water’ haha 😊 #standuppaddle - I imagine this is also a good activity to keep your mind alert and prevent age-related … Continue reading Finding a New Sport through Divine Intervention?

GET FIT with this “5-Minute FIT” Workout Routine!

A simple fitness routine that only takes 5 mins a day! No more excuses. Its time to get FIT! (Downloadable template included)

Gymnastics Rings: Beginner Flow 2

This is the second basic flow I've learnt on the rings. Pretty tough at first to do a few consecutively, especially when my palms get sweaty. I've learnt the trick is to keep the rings close and tight.  Benefits of a Ring Flow Greater muscular 'time under tension' - because you are transitioning from one … Continue reading Gymnastics Rings: Beginner Flow 2

Gymnastics Rings: Beginner Flow 1

Phase 3 (week 10 onwards) of the GMB Rings 1 program starts us on some basic Rings Flows! These are a combination of movements done sequentially without breaks.  Benefits Increases muscular 'time under tension' Stimulates greater neuromuscular coordination More volume done in less time - more time efficient than doing reps! Overall more FUN than … Continue reading Gymnastics Rings: Beginner Flow 1

Gymnastics Rings: The Baby Muscle Up!

Many of us struggle with Muscle Up progressions, especially on the rings. Sure with a bar you can swing your way up over the bar but with rings, it's not as easy to 'kip' while maintaining the false grip. Enter the BABY MUSCLE UP. I learned this during phase 2 of the Gold Medal Bodies … Continue reading Gymnastics Rings: The Baby Muscle Up!