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ToughASIA

Just when you think you're tough enough

Exclusive Interview with Dave Spence on Xterra Malaysia

Not many people know enough of Langkawi, Malaysia’s majestic and legendary islands which will host the only off-road Triathlon in Malaysia, the Xterra Malaysia next month. We caught up with Race Director, Dave Spence to give us the insight and the…

Exclusive Interview with Hansen Lee and Robyn Lau on Movement and Mobility, Yoga and Under Armour

Have you ever been stuck or plateau in your performance at races and events and don’t know how to improve? Under Armour’s Power Couple Hansen Lee and Robyn Lau will let you in on the secret to using yoga and movement…

Exclusive Interview with Ernie Tang: Carry your Personal Trainer in your pocket

The dawn of the new year ignites the fire in everyone to want to get healthier, fitter and stronger. Unfortunately, many people do not know how to go about it and falter waywards within a few weeks of trying something…

Exclusive Interview with Kimbeley Yap: Go on a Race-cation with Chapman’s Challenge

The usual plethora of triathlons and trail running events are probably getting ‘mainstream’ these days, so how about breaking out from the norm and try something new instead. Ex-National Triathlete Kimbeley Yap who has achieved gold medals in Triathlon at the…

Exclusive Interview with Peter Davis on Cycling, MMA and Motorsports

Well known and loved in the world of MMA and ONE Championship, Peter Davis gets a resounding welcome from all his fans everywhere he goes. But do you really know the secret behind his success in MMA? We caught up…

Exclusive Interview: Nick James – Founder of Warrior Trail

Warrior Trail has been selected as an official OCR World Championship qualifying event and they hope to help create a team that will travel overseas and represent Malaysia. The Warrior Trail race kicks off this weekend for two days on…

Exclusive Interview with Daily Muscle’s Noel Chelliah and Kimbeley Yap

Daily Muscle, a Boot Camp-like community group was founded by Noel Chelliah, six years ago in Taman Tun Dr Ismail, KL (TTDI). They have now expanded to three locations in TTDI and Bangsar including a shared indoor venue with District…

Exclusive Interview with Karen Siah: From runner to Ironman in 8 months

Karen Siah is a familar name and face usually associated with the running scene. Just how did she debut across the Ironman Malaysia finish line below 14 hours? Only 8 months ago, sibling rivalry fuelled the idea to pursue an…

Exclusive Interview with Barry Lee: Youngest Malaysian to qualify for Ironman World Championships

“You are an Ironman” – not only did Barry Lee hear these four words at the finish line of the Ironman Malaysia in Langkawi, but he is also floating on cloud nine after qualifying for the toughest Ironman World Championships…

Exclusive Interview with Maslina Ismail: All you need is nine fingers

Determination, grit and strength are the three things this pretty girl, Maslina Ismail is made of. This time, Maslina Ismail won second place in the Hopper Warrior CrossFit competition organised by CrossFit Pahlawan recently. Maslina lost out narrowly to regional…