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Entries for April 2008

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Andrew Tang is alone in his sport. With no peers, in his school or anywhere in Singapore, he spends much of his go-kart racing with dad, his greatest supporter.

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Clueless about the heavy things in the gym that look like Oreos minus the cream on a stainless steel satay stick?

I was, but now, i know. Join me as i find the answers to some of the questions i've been dying to ask about free weights in the gym from James Chan, a full-time instructor with a popular mega gym in Singapore.

Still have not figured out why they are called "dumb" though. You need to be pretty smart to get a routine going with the nifty fellas.



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Everywhere in the world, world-class golfers are searching for ways to improve their game. They work their bodies hard to gain power, while others focus on mental aspects like concentration, focus and composure.

Generally yoga don’t fit into that equation with its quiet approach opposing the aggression and power needed to stay on top of the game.

However the students of Yogi Sukhdev like India’s Jyoti Randhawa and Singapore’s Mardan Mamat might disagree. Who know’s? Tiger Woods who’s half-Asian might boost his game with a little Yogi Yog inserted in his training programme.

Read on and find out if Yogi Yog could boost your game.

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The excruciating aches, surging pains and that usual exclamation, “It’s so painful that I can’t walk anymore!” Sounds all too familiar?

So, what are you waiting for? Be touched by the angel of the sporting world - the sports masseur.

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What is aerobics to you? It won't be surprising if you say that it is just some dance for the young and fit, or just another type of commercial exercise to rake in the bucks from the health-conscious. In fact, not many people know of the existence of the different types of aerobics, not to mention the benefits gained from each one of them. So do take a step closer with me into the world of real aerobics, and be one of those who truly appreciate aerobics for what it is. Aerobics can be broken down into low-impact aerobics, high-impact aerobics, step aerobics and water aerobics...

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Coming your way this May, a brand new reality youth sports TV series ‘Game On with Milo’, where 12 contestants aged between 14 and 16 years old pit their skills against one another in a series of sports and games that will challenge them both physically and mentally. Each of the 8 half-hour episodes will feature a unique YOG related sport and fun challenges associated with it, where the contestants must prove to be not just skillful in a particular sport, but also rely on both teamwork and their sporting spirit to outplay the other contestants!
 

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Modern track and field traces its origin to the Olympic Games of ancient Greece, which were staged more than 2,500 years ago. While the rules of 20th-century competition are quite different from those of ancient times, the spirit of the sport remains true to its early Greek roots. The modern Olympic motto Citius, Altius,Fortius (faster, higher, stronger) best captures track-and-field competitions.

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Badminton's origin dates back thousands of years where in its original form it was a sport played in ancient Greece, Egypt, India and China.

Played as a game called shuttlecock in India, British soldiers took it back and formed it into the present day badminton.
From its humble beginnings as a simple game for children, it took centrestage when it was finally recognised as an Olympic sport in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.

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Before it became an Olympic sport, swimming was evident in almost all ancient civilizations, more as a means of self-locomotion to get from one place to another in the water.

Over the years since its introduction in the first Olympics in Athens in 1896, swimming has evolved in type, style and speed.

Women’s swimming was introduced in 1912 Olympics in Stockholm. Since then, swimming has been one of the most widely participated sport in the world, and as an essential survival skill, especially in island states like Singapore.

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