Review On Toa Payoh Safra Gym.

On my way to Toa Payoh Safra (293 Lorong 6, Toa PayohSingapore 319387), heard a lot of good comment about that place! Nowadays Safra is dominated by MacDonald, Yishun Safra also have one! *How to get Cutting like this!*fitness blogger, singapore, toa payoh, gym, review

While walking to the gym, i saw the best musclebuilding restaurant! My Postworkout meal is readily available! Double Up Chicken with garden veggie and mash potato! Don’t even need to think i know what i want already 🙂

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Aston! Double up chicken! show your safra card to get discount!

Clean and new gym! Spacious! They have this cross fit corner for those people to do chins, ball throw, TRX! You can even train your IPPT here, with standing broad jump mat and shuttle run track! HUGE mirror everywhere, *which is very necessary for US to Flex*.

2 Power Rack, sited leg press, sited calf raises, 1 smith machine, 1 incline 1 decline and 1 flat bench, dumbbell weight up to 50kg, a few cable cross machine and most importantly they have sited chest press and as you can see below, they have a sited shoulder press as well! This is Heaven!

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shuttle run track at toa payoh safra
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you hardly can find a seated press in free weights! this is awesome!
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leg press!
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seated chest press, most of your common gym wouldnt have this as well.
To Level 2!
Lots of Cardio machine with a nice view facing the pool and warm sun rays shinning in 🙂
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lots of cardio machines
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some more cardio machine!

They have another weights area for people who want to train arms or lighter weight selection! Awesome! Lots of Machines for you to hit all the different muscle group! No more excuses! *oh i cannot train because they dont have this machine*

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Everything is good, only thing is the entry payment!

Per Entry Type Fees Usage Timing
#Off Peak
Hour Usage
SAFRA
Member
$5 Weekdays: 7am to 5pm

Saturdays: 7am to 1pm

Sundays/PH: 1pm to 7pmGuests$8Peak Hour
UsageSAFRA
Member$10#Weekdays: 5pm to 10pm

#Saturdays: 1pm to 8pm

Sundays/PH: 9am to 1pmGuests$15

 http://www.safra.sg/en/Enjoy/EnergyOne-Gyms/Memberships-Fees.aspx#.UeqKXlPBfR0

Walkable distance from Toa Payoh Mrt, about 10-15min walk a good warm up to the gym!

Quite a lot of customer is there but there are so many machines around, so the waiting time is not that bad!

Toilet is clean and neat as well. steam room and jacuzzi is available!

A must try! I will definitely go back again!

Thanks for reading!

Rob Riches on Steroid?

Rob Riches Fail a drug test.

http://www.robrichesfitness.com/did-rob-riches-fail-a-drug-test/

Rob riches on food.


Rob Riches state that he is natural and given us a goal, a dream for us to chase. What if the report is true? Our dream of that ripped physique, working to hard thinking that one day if we really work hard it will be achievable becomes impossible.
Will we start binging and give up on fitness?
But to me what really matter is not if they are on roids or on other stuff, hard work is needed still to achieve that physique. It’s a state of mind that we achieve from fitness that really matters. That moment when you finish the workout everyday, your mind becomes stronger. The positive attitude to believe that you can and you will. Every day waking up and look into the mirror telling yourself you earn that every piece of muscle.
Aesthetic mind builds, aesthetic body.

Review – Vibram Five Fingers – Bikila

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My first barefoot shoe, So far this shoe has been with me for quite some time already and i must say the quality of the shoe is really good.
i ran a 42km with it, quite a number of 10km and 20km as well for about 2 years and i am still using it now.
You may find it hard to put on in the beginning, as your toes are not that flexible yet. After a few times it will get better. I used this for Lifting, running even doing strongman training i am using this!

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Overall I must say this shoe is really durable and easy to bring around any one who is interested to try barefoot running. Please give it a try!
I would really like to review more barefoot shoes in the future!

Body Check after different diet

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From left to right 68kg, 72kg, 70kg, 72kg, 71kg
First photo was taken around last year march. I just started working at NutriFirst and I wanted to get a better body.
2 months later I bulk up to 72kg and subsequently i continued bulking to 74kg by eating like 3000 calories everyday with the help of pass gainers and a lot of food. I don’t really watch my diet but i try to avoid deep fried food, high sugar (canned drinks) or processed food (hotdog, MacDonald)
3rd photo was after the standard chartered marathon in 2012. That time i drop my weight all the way to 68 kg for the run. It was pretty easy for me to lose muscle weight, i stop eating high amount of calories and totally stop lifting weights for one month and I drop about 6kg. After the marathon i started doing my usual bulking but this time, i did not use a mass gainer as i am able get my calories from food alone. 4th photo is around MAY.
The last photo is the most recent one for 2 July 2013. Where i started my intermittent fasting.

Intermittent fasting -Week2- Vascularity

Recently i am really addicted to getting more vascular.

How can you get more veins to show?

  1. high protein low carb diet
  • it will help your body to use more fats as energy instead of using carbs. This is especially helpful is you workout fasted in the morning, working fasted in the morning is said to be able to increase fat burn by 20% more than normal workout timing!
  • shred more fats
    • the main reason why your veins is showing is because your fats is thinning out. you hardly see fat people with veins right.
  • take some Nitric Oxide supplement like arginine product
    • Arginine is a vasodilator. it helps to relax the blood vessel and increase blood flow.
    • http://www.nutrifirst.net/view_products.asp?catid=39&categoryname=NO2-NitricOxide
  • Lift heavy ass weight with proper form
    • if you are lifting heavy with proper form you will be putting the muscle under a more stressful environment in turn tearing more muscle fiber. To recover yourself during workout the body will call more blood to flow to that particular muscle group (the pump). therefore it creates more vascularity.

    3rd week intermittent fasting

    Doing intermittent fasting for 16(fasted)/8(feast) hour or sometimes 18/6 hour. I dont have a fix plan it really depends on how hungry i feel each day.

    i really do feel more vascular now and more definition is coming out. weight did increase by a bit.
    but normally we dont only go by how much weight you increased, it is not that accurate become what we want now is only muscle gain.

    muscle gain and fat lost so weight will be hover around the same. if my prediction is right, after dropping a few more percentage of body fat, we weight should start to rise. Shall see how it goes!

    All the best people.

    Should you replace your meals with protein shake/mass gainer

    Should you replace your meal with mass gainer or protein shake? The answer is no, you still need to get your vitamins and minerals from the food that you take in. Protein powder and mass gainer is a supplement it is suppose to be an addition to help with your diet and not to replace it! Same as meal replacement powder it will be good to use it on a 2 day on 1 day off basis and only use it to replace your dinner.