Why Barefoot?

Importance of Barefoot Training As we explore the benefits of barefoot training we must ask ourselves, “Why?” Why train barefoot when shoes seem to provide the support and shock absorption needed for optimal performance? The answer to this question lies in the function of the human foot. Our feet become “lazy” in sneakers, or shoes. How so? How does this …

Pilates for Golfers

Golf x Pilates Pilates for Golfers Golf. Even the name of this sport evokes a sense of calm and leisure, played out on a quiet field in front of a hushed crowd. Yet every golfer knows that golf is a sport that only looks easy. In fact, golf requires muscular strength, joint flexibility, neuromuscular training and the perfect balance between …

Being Functional

Being Functional Nowadays, more people are hitting the gym to get fit or even just to satisfy the need to be responsible for their wellbeing. They probably had a great workout yesterday and today – bench pressing more and pulling more weight on a seated rolling machine. But do these exercises reflect the activities we that we actually carry out …

Running – coupled with increased enrolment in com…

Running – coupled with increased enrollment in commercial races that are taking place almost every weekend here in Singapore – outdoor boot camps, Zumba, Pilates and some form of body sculpting classes to name a few, are getting popular. Media portrayal of the ideal body image is changing our perception of our own bodies.  Whichever camp you belong, know your …