In the previous post, I wrote about how my lab results showed that I was still anaemic and had abnormally high cholesterol levels after going "carnivore" for 40 days. This post will cover a follow up lab investigation on the anaemia, high cholesterol and how I felt being back on a regular 'Singaporean' diet and … Continue reading Investigating Anaemia, High Cholesterol and Singaporean Diet/Lifestyle Comparison
Tag: Lifestyle Medicine
Lesson from History: Ancient cultures, philosophers and medical practices
I haven't had much time to blog recently due to my inability to manage time as efficiently as I would like to. So I am jumping on the opportunity to shoot two birds with one bullet by utilizing my homework assignment as another informative blog post. This one is for the first week of this online course I … Continue reading Lesson from History: Ancient cultures, philosophers and medical practices
W10D4 – Barbell Destruction
“Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible.” – Frank L. Gaines 830AM - Barbell Complex Barbell Weight: 65lb / ~30kg 4 Sets of 5-10 reps per exercise Minimal rest after each set. 1. Hanging Power Clean 2. Front Squats 3. Power Snatch 4. Back Squat 5. Power Press 6. Drop Lunge … Continue reading W10D4 – Barbell Destruction
"It's not a diet. It's called eating healthy." Our clique of international students has grown from just Singaporeans to include people from the States, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Sweden, Turkey, Denmark, France, S.Africa and Australia! That's where I got my inspiration this morning when rummaging through the refrigerator 😄 Cage-free organic fed eggs Nitrate-free smoked turkey breast … Continue reading International Breakfast
Salsa Flavored Chicken Leftovers + Guilt-Free Ice-Cream!
"No one is born a great cook. One learns by doing." - Julia Child Found a bottle of all-natural salsa so hey, why not add it to my leftovers-dinner? 🙂 Definitely a slightly spicy but still, terribly tasty meal! Ingredients: Brown rice (cooked on Sunday) Baked Broccoli, capsicum and kale (~300°F) Dried plain Seaweed + … Continue reading Salsa Flavored Chicken Leftovers + Guilt-Free Ice-Cream!
Random Exercise Idea: Wall Hamstring Curls!
Woke up, looked at the wall and had a Eureka moment. Wall Hamstring Curls!!! 💪🏻Get as close to the wall as possible 💪🏻Prop Feet up 💪🏻Imagine using your heels to pull your butt towards your ankles 💪🏻Try single leg curls for extra challenge! Some people have an imbalance in strength between their Quadriceps(front of thigh) … Continue reading Random Exercise Idea: Wall Hamstring Curls!
W5D6 – Met Con
AM: Fasted easy run 20 mins easy, ~ 1.12 Miles 30 Burpees 15 pullups Still learning to run again, glad to be able to run continuously. Legs are still slowly getting used to the pounding. Stopped often to take pictures and admire the scenery. PM: Met Con 8 rounds of: 10 Burpees 10 Tire thrusters with … Continue reading W5D6 – Met Con
W5D4 – Lactate Threshold + Met Con
AM Learning to Run again 10 x 1' jogging / 30" rest SMR + Yoga PM 1. Swimming 200m - 300m - 500m / 1' rest Target pace: 2'03" / 100m (from last week's CSS test) Timings: 200m - 4'03" 300m - 6'06" 500m - 10'27" Reflection: Swam the 200 & 300m too fast... … Continue reading W5D4 – Lactate Threshold + Met Con
W5D3 – Lactate Threshold
AM Woke up feeling like a fully decked out double decker London bus had hit me haha. So I took the morning off. PM Swimming 6 x 200m / 20 sec rest Targeted Pace: 2'03" / 100m (from last week's Lactate Threshold / CSS test) Average time per 200m: 4'09" CD: Full body yoga-style stretching … Continue reading W5D3 – Lactate Threshold