Training Logically (Part 1)

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What does an average weekday look and feel like for you? Take a second to actually think about it (bear with me – there’s a point to this!). Chances are you’ve got a pretty demanding work schedule. You’ve probably also got your fair share of daily stress from employers, employees…

What does an average weekday look and feel like for you? Take a second to actually think about it (bear with me – there’s a point to this!). Chances are you’ve got a pretty demanding work schedule. You’ve probably also got your fair share of daily stress from employers, employees…

My Journey to Ritual

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Everybody has their own reason for joining Ritual – mine might be more health based than others. This sounds like an Alcoholic Anonymous introduction but my name is Jason de la Pena, I’m an ex pro sportsman of 12 years and a 6ft 5 inch (although shrinking by the day),…

Everybody has their own reason for joining Ritual – mine might be more health based than others. This sounds like an Alcoholic Anonymous introduction but my name is Jason de la Pena, I’m an ex pro sportsman of 12 years and a 6ft 5 inch (although shrinking by the day),…

a primer on pushing hard

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If you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard that our sessions are only 20 minutes long, and that we use a training method known as High Intensity Interval Training. You also probably understand that we encourage people to work pretty hard while they’re here. So, what’s the logic behind training like…

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard that our sessions are only 20 minutes long, and that we use a training method known as High Intensity Interval Training. You also probably understand that we encourage people to work pretty hard while they’re here. So, what’s the logic behind training like…

Client Testimonial: Don

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Dear friends, It is with great pleasure and pride that I am writing this blog entry to share a simple story. Seeing as how this story takes place between two Chinese New Years, I guess there’s no better time to share it than now. My name is Don Richmond. I…

Dear friends, It is with great pleasure and pride that I am writing this blog entry to share a simple story. Seeing as how this story takes place between two Chinese New Years, I guess there’s no better time to share it than now. My name is Don Richmond. I…

The Habit Loop

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This serves as a follow up to our previous post about Habit Formation. The Habit Loop At the root of all habits lies the three-step loop. This is the program that is hard-wired in our brains. To start tweaking the cogs and screws of our behaviours, we’ll have to break…

This serves as a follow up to our previous post about Habit Formation. The Habit Loop At the root of all habits lies the three-step loop. This is the program that is hard-wired in our brains. To start tweaking the cogs and screws of our behaviours, we’ll have to break…

Habit Formation

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At Ritual, we often advocate that diet and exercise should be a lifestyle. That word itself usually elicits much groaning and sighing. Somehow, there is the impression that strict discipline or willpower is needed to make a change. A lifestyle is different for every individual, and it is vague. When…

At Ritual, we often advocate that diet and exercise should be a lifestyle. That word itself usually elicits much groaning and sighing. Somehow, there is the impression that strict discipline or willpower is needed to make a change. A lifestyle is different for every individual, and it is vague. When…

Investing in your health

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First of all, Happy New Year! I hope that everyone had a great holiday season, and packed on some cheat day/week/3week weight. I don’t know about you, but even though I know what I need to do in order to remove the recently added inches around the waist, it still…

First of all, Happy New Year! I hope that everyone had a great holiday season, and packed on some cheat day/week/3week weight. I don’t know about you, but even though I know what I need to do in order to remove the recently added inches around the waist, it still…

Client Testimonial: Charles

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I am not an adventurous person.  I wish I  was, but yeah, I am about as adventurous as Walter Mitty, the only thing really adventurous thing about me is my imagination, but then again, look at what he went on doing, fending off sharks and traveling to the himalayas, so…

I am not an adventurous person.  I wish I  was, but yeah, I am about as adventurous as Walter Mitty, the only thing really adventurous thing about me is my imagination, but then again, look at what he went on doing, fending off sharks and traveling to the himalayas, so…

Travel Cheat Sheet

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Hello from China! You know, when you work in the fitness industry and you have to travel for work, people around you generally get it when you choose to eat well while abroad. Usually, if I have a cheat day (or three) when I travel, it’s a conscious choice I…

Hello from China! You know, when you work in the fitness industry and you have to travel for work, people around you generally get it when you choose to eat well while abroad. Usually, if I have a cheat day (or three) when I travel, it’s a conscious choice I…

Inside Tracker / Tucker Medical Partnership

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We are excited to announce that Tucker Medical Centre is Ritual’s newest tie-up, allowing us to offer personalized health tests and reports to clients at a discounted price. Dr. Stephen Tucker is an extremely knowledgeable physician, and we appreciate his holistic, functional approach to health very much. We know it’s generally a good idea to…

We are excited to announce that Tucker Medical Centre is Ritual’s newest tie-up, allowing us to offer personalized health tests and reports to clients at a discounted price. Dr. Stephen Tucker is an extremely knowledgeable physician, and we appreciate his holistic, functional approach to health very much. We know it’s generally a good idea to…

Free your mind…

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(and the rest will follow)…now stop singing 🙂 I always ask potential clients why they want to join a gym or exercise, and more often than not the answer is always “to lose weight” or “to get fit.” This makes sense right? You come to the gym to exercise, sweat,…

(and the rest will follow)…now stop singing 🙂 I always ask potential clients why they want to join a gym or exercise, and more often than not the answer is always “to lose weight” or “to get fit.” This makes sense right? You come to the gym to exercise, sweat,…

Client Testimonial: Michael

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Let me start by saying how truly lazy I am. I can create an excuse to get out of doing anything and would happily spend all day on the sofa eating chips, drinking whisky and watching tv. With a stressful job (who in Singapore doesn’t have one of those!) and…

Let me start by saying how truly lazy I am. I can create an excuse to get out of doing anything and would happily spend all day on the sofa eating chips, drinking whisky and watching tv. With a stressful job (who in Singapore doesn’t have one of those!) and…