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Basic Strength Programme: Bench Press

Basic Strength Programme: Bench Press

 Basic Strength Programme - Part 2: Bench Press In this week's blogpost, we will be talking about the bench press. The bench press targets mainly muscles in the upper body such as the chest, triceps and shoulders. While it is a popular exercise among men who want to develop and chisel their chest to look good in shirts, more ladies are also incorporating the bench press into their workout regime as it also helps to improve their physique.  Just like any other weight bearing exercise, the bench press helps to build muscles and improve strength, which can make a significant difference to our lives as many daily activities...

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Basic Strength Programme: Squat

Basic Strength Programme: Squat

Basic Strength Programme - Part 1: Squat   In today's blogpost, we will be talking about the very common and popular squat exercise. The squat targets mainly muscles in your lower body such as the quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, and also require the work of your core and abdominal muscles. In general, squats: promote overall muscle growth, especially in the lower body improve mobility of your lower body strengthen bones and joints (like any other weight training!) How many times a week should I squat? Squatting 3 times a week is ideal and necessary to improve your technique. Having someone around to observe that you are...

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2020 - Basic Strength Programme

2020 - Basic Strength Programme

Happy 2020 from SBD Singapore to you! Ushering in the new year, we often think fireworks, lots of partying with good food in the presence of loved ones... and resolutions. Resolutions can be easy to make - you jot them down on paper and stick it somewhere hard to miss, announce them on social media to keep yourself accountable... so many ways, right? The toughest part however, sometimes presents itself in the very first step of simply getting started! One very common resolution we hear among people is that they want to lose weight, be it after an entire year of sedentary living coupled with...

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2019 Limited Edition - Eclipse

2019 Limited Edition - Eclipse

Every once or twice a year, SBD releases a collection of their products and apparel in a limited edition colourway. On the 29th of November this year, SBD launched the Eclipse range apparel in black and white, and also unveiled its new branding to the world. Through emphasis of the core principle on which the brand was founded: promoting and working with elite strength athletes to develop market leading products that are manufactured to the highest standards in the United Kingdom, we are presented with the creation of a fresh SBD logo and addition of new products into the current collection.  The new...

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Asian Classic Powerlifting Championship 2019 - Men

Asian Classic Powerlifting Championship 2019 - Men

Between the 2nd to 9th of December, 15 local athletes put up an outstanding performance at the Asian Classic Powerlifting Championship held in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Together with athletes from Thailand, Japan, India, Uzbekistan - just to name a few - this championship showcased an exciting battle of strength among young lifters attempting to break records, experienced lifters looking to retain their respective titles, and also those simply aiming to refresh their total on the international platform. Adding on to our previous blogpost, the 8 men who made up the remainder of our Singapore team brought home a medal tally of 16 Golds, 6 Silvers, and 2...

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