Explaining the pain – Is it Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis

Explaining the pain – Is it Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis

Explaining the pain – Is it Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis

If opening containers becomes more difficult because of painful hands, or if climbing stairs produces pain in the knees, “Arthritis” is often the first thing that comes to mind. The two different types of arthritis are Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). There are many similarities between OA and RA, including joint pain and inflammation. … [Read More]

INTERVIEW Hansen Lee: Yogi

INTERVIEW Hansen Lee: Yogi

INTERVIEW Hansen Lee: Yogi

1. How did you get into Yoga? I started yoga about 10 years ago after I hurt my back. I was advised to do surgery to resolve my herniated disc by the Orthopedic doctor and I agreed. Unfortunately, the surgery relieved the sciatica pain issue, but caused a severe weakness in my lower back and … [Read More]

Caring for Your Joints

Caring for Your Joints

Caring for Your Joints

If you suffer from joint pain at common areas such as the knees, ankles and shoulders, you’re definitely not alone. In fact, joint pain is such a widespread problem that it has been a persistent complaint we hear from old folks around us.  Joints are connections in between two bones and often so, the pain … [Read More]

What Over-Exertion Does To Your Body

What Over-Exertion Does To Your Body

What Over-Exertion Does To Your Body

The Lowdown: There is a fine line between pushing to the limit and over-exertion, and it is something many don’t realised until after their workout. Over-exertion may seem innocuous but if not careful, can be really harmful to you and your body. Understanding when you’re over-exerting yourself and learning methods to help you recover will … [Read More]

Your Guide To Muscle Recovery

Your Guide To Muscle Recovery

Your Guide To Muscle Recovery

The Lowdown: You’re a fitness freak and you want to challenge your body to do great things. But pushing your muscles hard and not letting it recover will not help you get better or stronger. Learning some strategies to help your muscles recover will improve your performance in the long run.   Do you always … [Read More]

#STAYACTIVE with CoQ10 Ubiquinol

#STAYACTIVE with CoQ10 Ubiquinol

#STAYACTIVE with CoQ10 Ubiquinol

As we get older, many of us find ourselves trying the same excuses that we blamed our elders for using. As you turn down an energetic morning run or a two-week backpacking adventure, you tell your family and friends that you “don’t have the energy” or “can’t do what you used to”, but is it true? … [Read More]

Get Active September: 5 Sports You’ve Never Heard Of (And Should Try Out With Friends)

Get Active September: 5 Sports You’ve Never Heard Of (And Should Try Out With Friends)

Get Active September: 5 Sports You’ve Never Heard Of (And Should Try Out With Friends)

Football, basketball, swimming, badminton and tennis – these are some of the many sports you’ve probably already heard of. Looking for something else? Perhaps, something less ‘mainstream’. Or something that will actually interest you. Well, look no further! Below is a list of five sports you’ve most likely never heard of (and would probably want … [Read More]