How does sleep impact your learning?

    Burning the midnight oil is a big part of student and working life. Under the stress of deadlines and examinations, many often pull all-nighters to stay on top of things. Sleep might seem like a small price to pay when you’re rushing through...
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Common misconceptions about the keto diet

    If you keep up with the latest health news (or the Kardashians), you might have heard of the trendy low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet being raved about by celebrities like Kim Kardashian.
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Back to basics: Mobility exercises are for all ages

    As with everything in life, a strong foundation is needed in an effective training programme. One of the most common mistakes made by advanced fitness enthusiasts is overlooking basic fitness attributes in pursuit of aesthetics. If you lead...
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Healthier options for local breakfast favourites

    With a food scene as rich as ours, it isn’t difficult to find a breakfast you would enjoy in Singapore. From a hearty bowl of noodles to grab-and-go kaya toast, the variety of options available will cheer up even the grumpiest early riser....
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The importance of strength training for women

    When you hear about strength training, what may come to mind are bodybuilders with hulk-like physiques. This leads many women to believe that strength training just isn’t for them. Don’t put the weights down just yet! Adding a little...
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How does blue light affect sleep?

    If you've been reading up on the effects of excessive screen time on one's health, chances are that you may have come across the term “blue light” more than a couple of times. This form of light has been found to have a disruptive effect on...
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What is a sleep cycle?

    The simple, everyday act of sleeping is not as straightforward as it once was. We either fail to get enough sleep or we find our bed-time haunted by insomnia or wakefulness. When it starts to feel like it’s impossible to get a good night’s...
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The scary effects of technology on sleep

    Catching up on your favourite drama or scrolling through social media sounds like the perfect activity to chill before bedtime, but these seemingly innocent actions can actually be very destructive to your sleep quality. Scientific research...
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7 signs that show you are not getting enough nutrients

    For those of us who pay attention to our eating habits, monitoring calorie intake becomes second nature as we strive to master the art of weight management. While managing caloric consumption is definitely one of the more important aspects of...
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Why do I still feel tired after 8 hours of sleep?

    Getting a full eight hours of sleep a night is often a struggle. To make matters worse, there are times when one continues to feel tired despite supposedly having gotten sufficient sleep. Truth is, there are many reasons to explain tiredness...
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