Category Archives: Exercise

OUCH! Why do my joints hurt?

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and affects up to 20% of adult Singaporeans. It typically causes aching in the joints. Causes of osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis isn’t just caused by ageing but also by factors such as: Excess body weight Muscle laxity Joint malalignment Previous joint injuries Symptoms of osteoarthritis Symptoms you may […]

Easy Exercises for Knee Arthritis

How exercise helps knee arthritis Arthritis affects millions of people around the world. Two of the most common types are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Both types often lead to knee pain. Exercising an arthritic knee may seem counterintuitive, but regular exercise can actually lessen — and even relieve — arthritis pain and other symptoms, such as stiffness […]

Burn More Calories after your Workout

We’ve always heard that the positive benefits of physical activity continue long after your workout session is over. More energy, less stress and those “feel good” endorphins are some of the immediate effects. But what about the mysterious “afterburn” that a lot of people talk about? Do you really continue burning more calories after the […]

SIMPLE STRETCHES FOR YOUR KNEE

Experiencing joint pain is an entirely different sensation—and one that’s not quite so magical. Factors like inactivity, carrying too much bodyweight, poor posture, improperly treated injuries, and insufficient nourishment can all contribute to knee pain, However, by taking better care of your knees throughout your life, starting as early as your thirties, you can strengthen joints and […]