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Running: How to Protect Yourself From Heat Stroke
How to Avoid Cramps During a Race  
How to Avoid Cramps During a Race

In fact, runners of all abilities can experience some sort of cramping during a race, be it muscle cramps, stomach cramps or side cramps (stitches). If you are planning to compete in a marathon or even just running for health benefits, heed the following advice so cramps don’t derail your running plan...

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Sleep Deprivation and Weight Gain: Is There a Link?  
Sleep Deprivation and Weight Gain: Is There a Link?
Can sleep deprivation cause weight gain? Yes, according to research studies which have found a definite link between how much you sleep and your body weight. Studies have found that sleeping less than six hours per day, for an adult who should...
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Shin Splints: What to Do About Shin Pain  
Shin Splints: What to Do About Shin Pain

If you’ve ever jogged, chances are you would have experienced shin pain either during or after your run. This common condition is called shin splints. But what exactly causes this pain and do only runners suffer from it? Ms Khoo Shin Jiun, Senior Physiotherapist at the Department of Physiotherapy...

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  Sports Injuries: Risk, Prevention and Treatment
  Do you suffer from pain in your elbow when you play tennis? Or does your knee hurt when you run? Tennis elbow and runner’s knee are...
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  Sports Injuries 2
  MORE Singaporeans are taking part in sport activities during the weekend, with favourite sports such as running, cycling, basketball...
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  Exercise to Lose Weight
  Have you been trying to lose weight with little success? Or do you lose those kilos only to put them all back on again? An effective weight...
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  Singapore General Hospital
Tel: (65) 6222 3322
  KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Tel:(65) 6225 5554
  National Cancer Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6436 8000
  National Heart Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6436 7800
  Singapore National Eye Centre
Tel: (65) 6227 7255
  National Dental Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6324 8910
  National Neuroscience Institute
Tel: (65) 6357 7153
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