Starting from Apr 2015, the Singapore Armed Forces will revise their 5 stations IPPT to the new format of 3 stations. What are the 3 stations and what does it mean to the NS Men who will be taking the test?
Personally, I have already stepped down from National Service, therefore I would not be affected by the changes. Having taken the 5 stations test in the past, it was really physically strenuous just to take part in it.
1. What is Metabolic Syndrome?
This is not quite a disease but a collection of symptoms and risk factors that result from altered metabolism. Metabolic syndrome is also called Syndrome X and it is characterized by insulin resistance. The process starts very subtly with weight gain and inflammation. As these progress, it then affects your blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar metabolism, and hormone balance.
Typical person with metabolic Syndrome (Before Metabolic Conditioning)
After Metabolic Conditioning
Metabolic syndrome is present if you have 3 or more of the following signs: Continue reading
Here’s a fitness program that I like to use. I only spend 10-20 mins a day working out at home, and I still get to maintain my fitness really well. This program is suitable for people who are very busy and hardly have time to travel to fitness centre to spend hours working out there. So here’s the solution!