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Postby taxico » Wed, 02 Jul 2014 4:36 pm

there're old('ish) men that learn it that don't speak much/any english.

i believe one group does it at komoco motors...
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Postby bgd » Fri, 11 Jul 2014 3:05 pm

Nobody has mentioned cycling yet.

And walking.

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Postby heliotropic365 » Mon, 11 Aug 2014 9:16 pm

Brah wrote:I would like to (re)learn Chi Gung and Tai Chi, but all I see is pensioners doing it, and speaking Chinese.


Why not try a slightly more physical martial art like Muay Thai, boxing, or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

It is a fun way to get in great shape, and there are tons of MMA gyms opening all over Singapore as of late.

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Postby taxico » Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:00 pm

heliotropic365 wrote:
Brah wrote:I would like to (re)learn Chi Gung and Tai Chi, but all I see is pensioners doing it, and speaking Chinese.


Why not try a slightly more physical martial art like Muay Thai, boxing, or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

It is a fun way to get in great shape, and there are tons of MMA gyms opening all over Singapore as of late.


besides lots of knee and other leg problems... there's a lot of bruising too...

some people don't like that.
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Postby aster » Sat, 16 Aug 2014 2:53 am

bgd wrote:Nobody has mentioned cycling yet.

And walking.


I walk several clicks each day unless it's raining.

Still don't get why people run on these jogging machines instead of "getting out there" on a clear day.

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Postby the lynx » Mon, 18 Aug 2014 9:10 am

aster wrote:
bgd wrote:Nobody has mentioned cycling yet.

And walking.


I walk several clicks each day unless it's raining.

Still don't get why people run on these jogging machines instead of "getting out there" on a clear day.


Jogging machines are air-conditioned. Why deal with yucky and icky humidity? :cool:

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Re: Fitness Alternatives to Gym

Postby The Ref » Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:16 pm

Zavier0 wrote:Hi guys, I am a 25 year old guy who is just bored of going to the gym. Anyone has any good alternative activities that can help me keep fit? Some of my friends suggested fencing and horse-riding...

I read once that sex is a great alternative to the gym, so I threw my self into it - as many times a day as I could perform but I was getting no noticeable benefit.
So I went to a doctor who told me you need a partner to get the benefits :(

</humour> just in case

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Postby CaptainBullus » Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:08 am

Wakeboarding at SKI360. If you're good then your arms and core get a great workout. If you're not good then you end up swimming back to the edge a lot!

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Postby the lynx » Wed, 20 Aug 2014 1:16 pm

CaptainBullus wrote:Wakeboarding at SKI360. If you're good then your arms and core get a great workout. If you're not good then you end up swimming back to the edge a lot!


Which happened to me a lot.

And oh, those muscle sores on arms...

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Postby louy » Fri, 26 Sep 2014 9:51 am

Akimbo wrote:I'm doing parkour. The conditioning can be a killer if the coach feels like torturing us :twisted: Jumping and climbing around the urban jungle that is Singapore is quite fun.


Where and when can one try this ?
This is something that I think looks really cool. But I worry I might be way too old for this now.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:02 am

^^

I feel the same way! :cool:

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Postby Akimbo » Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:52 am

louy wrote:
Akimbo wrote:I'm doing parkour. The conditioning can be a killer if the coach feels like torturing us :twisted: Jumping and climbing around the urban jungle that is Singapore is quite fun.


Where and when can one try this ?
This is something that I think looks really cool. But I worry I might be way too old for this now.


sundaymorningstaple wrote:^^

I feel the same way! :cool:


We're doing it at the Kali Majapahit Gym, 43 Carpenter Street #02-01, and at the second half, we may go outside to CQ and jump over pedestrians! (somewhat). First trial session is free! Come down today at 7pm to see us in action :) I'll be the guy in glasses, wearing a red parkour t-shirt and black sweatpants

www.add.com.sg

Jeez, I feel like doing an advertisement...I should get paid by my coach, or get free lessons or something ;)

You guys shouldn't be too old...especially you, SMS! :P
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:29 pm

:cool:

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Postby louy » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 2:46 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote::cool:


I am up for it if you are too !!!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 3:22 pm

Louy, I'm the old man of the board. My joints would never stand the strain/pain! :lol:


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