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How to Relieve Sore Muscles and Muscle Pain After Exercise
Sprained Ankle: What to Do

The ankle consists of many structures similar to elastic bands that help to hold the ankle bones together. These structures, known as ligaments, provide stability to the ankle. When an ankle is twisted into an awkward position, these ligaments get overstretched.

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Resistance Training: An Effective Way to Lose Weight?
Resistance training helps build up muscle mass. As muscles consume more energy than fat, those who are muscular burn off more calories, even at rest. But does this mean resistance training is an effective way to lose weight?
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Health Benefits of Exercise

Do you have difficulty finding time to exercise? Perhaps you are too busy or too tired. Maybe you don’t enjoy exercising at all. Chances are it is a combination. You are not alone. In fact, up to 75 per cent of Singaporeans do not exercise regularly.

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  Sports Injuries
  Injuries can occur any time during sports – you have heard of tennis elbow, athlete’s foot, runner’s knee etc. Ask our Specialists on how to recover faster and ensure safe and enjoyable participation in your sport activities...
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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, tennis and badminton. Most people do not prepare their body for sport; hence come the risk of sport injuries...
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  Weight Management

It's a good time to talk about weight management - especially since the upcoming lunar new year celebrations offer tempting opportunities for many of us to indulge in delicious goodies during reunion dinners, social visits etc. 
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  Singapore General Hospital
Tel: (65) 6222 3322
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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
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Tel: (65) 6324 8910

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Tel: (65) 6357 7153

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