Interviews

  • Shariff Abdullah: The Highest Mountain Awaits Singapore’s Beloved Blade Runner!

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    Long before infamous South African Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius made headlines, a charismatic man named Shariff Abdullah quietly went about becoming a star on the worldwide athletic scene. Like Pistorius, Abdullah requires a prosthetic leg since he was born without a left foot, but unlike the shamed South African, Singapore’s Blade Runner has distinguished himself…

  • Georgina Poh: This Engaging Fitness Expert May be Young, but She’s Also Unstoppable!

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    Georgina Poh Hui Shan may only be 22 but her resume would put someone twice her age to shame. The Optimum Nutrition-Sponsored Athlete, Nike Influencer, American Council on Exercise member, Certified Personal Trainer, Nike NTC Trainer and TRX Certified Trainer is such a dynamo, she almost takes your breath away! She goes to university while…

  • Sean Lim: The Ultra-marathon Man, Expert at Juggling Life’s Priorities!

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    He’s no ordinary runner! Sean Lim Chee Pheng has a demanding job, a loving wife, a healthy child and he travels a lot, but he never lets having so much on his schedule interfere with his passion for charity, running and helping others. See if Sean doesn’t inspire you to complain less and do more…

  • Ena Riduan: She Blazes a Running Trail that’s Beautiful and Inspiring!

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    Her gorgeous photographs are soulful. Her energy is non-stop—reason alone to want to know more about Ena Riduan, a beautiful young woman with boundless energy, talent and enthusiasm, not to mention a zest for life that’s so intense, just being in her presence is a spirit lifter. Sure, she’s young—just 30, thus her entire life…

  • Juliana Ali: A Triathlete Intent on Showing Her Daughter How Powerful and Engaged Women Can Be!

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    Somebody should stop Juliana Ali before she winds up running the entire country! The full-time mom, blogger, wife and triathlete is a star on the Kuala Lumpur running scene, but her mothering skills and colourful blog texts qualify her as the quintessential Renaissance woman. Her mission? To be the best that she can be at…

  • Looking for a Hero in 2015? Look No Further than Frank Chong

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    He’s neither the tallest nor the heftiest runner on the Malaysia marathon scene, but Frank Chong Wei Siong’s countenance is as tall as Mount Kinabalu, the nation’s highest peak. If you’re looking to be inspired, you couldn’t find a better role model than Frank as you look forward to a new year of health and…

  • Karen Siah: A Top Fitness Coach for All Seasons!

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    Karen Siah is the embodiment of femininity, beauty and grace, but this fitness coach takes no prisoners when it comes to training clients. Blame her drive and dedication on her parents! They adapted to her “tomboy” lifestyle when it became clear that she preferred rugged activity over “girly girl” dolls. Karen admits to being a…

  • Marlina Ibrahim: This Malaysian Running Mum Deserves A Multi-Tasking Medal!

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    Marlina or Lina likes to think of herself as a typical young Malaysian mum, but she is nothing of the sort! Her life and schedule are literally and figuratively played out on the fast track as the energetic woman manages to set new multi-tasking standards by filling each day to the brim. Does she complain?…

  • Poon Zi Li and Rachel See: Singapore’s Power Running Couple is Heading to Boston!

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    Zi Li pretty much defines the term “healthy living”. Not just an accomplished runner, the secondary school Physical Education teacher enjoys dragon boating and is also known as the “chin up king”, performing 41 chin ups at the Army Half Marathon earlier this year! His wife Rachel See is a dedicated civil servant who originally…

  • No Pain, No Gain? Let Wendy Lee Solve Your Running Injury Problem!

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    What hurts worse? Your neck, shoulder, Achilles tendon, hamstrings, rotator cuff or quadriceps? Maybe you suffer from tennis elbow or gastrocnemius. Can one therapy solution be found for so many types of aches and pains? Happily, the answer is yes if you put yourself into the capable hands of sports therapist Wendy Lee. Her Sports…

  • Yoga and Running: How Angeline Yeo Finds True Bliss by Combining the Two

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    Angeline Yeo is a “girly girl”. Her heart melts at the sight of roses. Sounds of raindrops on tin roofs are enough to induce bliss. But don’t let Angeline’s feminine side fool you into thinking she’s one dimensional. Far from it. Angeline’s self-love and acceptance journey belies the 22 years she’s been on this earth,…