Monthly Archives: February 2016

DAY 67: Tiring Muay Thai session

An awesome time at Muay Thai training today. Totally tired out. Gotta keep it short today. Here’s what we did. Combo 1 practice Left hook, left upper cut cross, right cover block, left hook, cross Round 1 Combo 1 full … Continue reading

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Is Taekwondo an effective martial art?

Recently, I was in the pantry talking to a colleague. He commented that he may want to stop his daughter’s Taekwondo lessons as he feels that it’s not good at teaching self-defence. He asked if letting his daughter go for … Continue reading

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DAY 66: Muscle up training

My parents are away to Hong Kong to have a holiday.This leaves me alone at home. Usually my parents would cook and we would eat together during Sundays. Since they are away, I have to get food on my own. … Continue reading

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DAY 65: Taekwondo Cardio/Leg day

Had Taekwondo training today. Most of the other guys were preparing for their Poomsae competition today so it left with Daniel and I to entertain ourselves. Daniel decided he wanted to do more cardio to lose weight today and even … Continue reading

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DAY 64: Muscle ups soon?

Came back very late from work today and was feeling really tired. Nonetheless, it’s my workout day and I need to workout! If not the momentum will be lost. Didn’t do much though, just some easy strength exercises at home. … Continue reading

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DAY 63: Snippets of wisdom from Coach Darren

In Chinese there’s a saying, “我吃盐多过你吃饭。 ” Translate:“I have eaten salt more than you have eaten rice.” It is a saying often used by elders on younger ones to trust in their wisdom and experiences. I often enjoy listening to … Continue reading

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DAY 62: Sunday workout

Did a simple workout with Daniel today. Started off with 1km warm up jog then went for some body weight training. Pair Reps Sets Exercise Comments, reps 1 10 3 Pullup progression Standard pull ups. 10, 10, 8 10 3 … Continue reading

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DAY 61: Taekwon Friday is back!

We’re back for Taekwondo training! Feels great to be back to train. However, seems like our technique has gone downhill. We are too used to kicking Muay Thai style and our kicks no longer snap when he hit the paddles. … Continue reading

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DAY 60: I exercised on Thursday!

Me on Thursdays Thursdays are often the worst day of the week to workout for me. Usually by the time I reached Thursday, I would be so exhausted from work (not to mention lack of sleep) that I don’t feel … Continue reading

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DAY 59: Fun run with colleagues

About a month ago, my colleague, a seasoned marathoner, Physical education teacher, Mr Tay, sent an email out to the school to rally colleagues to join him in a weekly fun run. I was too tired to join them the … Continue reading

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