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Crossfit Open 14.4!

It’s a chipper! What is chipper? Chipper is usually a routine that strings 5 to 10 different movements together. It can be a team workout, where only one person exercises at a time, or a single persontimed workout. 14.4’s workout…

Crossfit Open 2014 half way point!

Just as I pen this, the Crossfit Open 2014 has passed its half way point. How do i feel about it? It was hard. 14.1 involved double unders, a move i have yet acquired. [embedvideo id=”I-E84llY-SY” website=”youtube”] 14.2 has overhead…

Lowering Weights (No, we are not talking about weight loss)

As important as it is with “lifting weights” with the right postures, “lowering weights” is another important skill to learn. A wrong lowering technique may cause back and joints (ie. shoulders, knees, elbows) problems, at worst, it can break bones,…

Learn a new move: double unders!

With Crossfit Open 14.1 behind us, lets recap the moves that prescribed. Particularly, the double unders. The Crossfit Open 14.1 was: For men: Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 10 minutes of: 30 double-unders 75-lb. power snatches,…

Learn a new move: Barefoot running!

Barefoot running. By far one of the most torturing (and fun!) running style out there. Probably hurts more than nipple chafing. *Cringe* So, why do it? It trains pain tolerance, which is something you can brag about. It forces you…

Learn a new move: Deadlift!

Deadlift, one of the most important exercises for the lower body; and Grip, also embraced by power lifters and some of the strongest men in the world. It is no doubt why it has always been one of the most…

Was Lin Dan trained in crossfit?

There was a rumor.. Lin Dan, arguably the world’s greatest badminton player of all time, trains in crossfit, has helped him defend his Olympic title against Lee Chong Wei. A quick google yielded nothing of such report. But the interesting…

The Burden Run 2014

It was just Sunday, marked my first run in 2014 – The Burden Run, at University of Malaya, Selangor, known for its greenery, curvy, uphills and slopes. The burden run is a ten km run, with a ten kg sandbag…

Kampung Quest: Malaysia’s first Kampung theme reality show!

Created by Feisal and Iskander brothers, Kampung Quest is the first Kampung theme survivor reality show in Malaysia, sending us back in time and show us how Malaysian used to live their life before urbanization. Feisal and Iskander Azizuddin ABOUT…

How to train like Green Arrow!

Recently we have been watching Arrow, starring Stephen Amell, depicting Oliver Queen, a.k.a Arrow, a vigilante  in a fiction city of Starling City. And being a Green Arrow, he is like another version of Batman – smart, wealthy, handsome and…