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New fitness corner at Simei Park Connector helps users, including those with chronic illnesses, customise workout

Published on Mar 29, 2014 4:31 PM

Residents living near Simei can now enjoy a new fitness corner that features equipment for a broad range of users.

The facility at Simei Park Connector, which runs along ITE College East and Singapore Expo, was officially opened on Saturday by East Coast GRC MP Jessica Tan.

It is the first fitness corner to comply with standards set by Exercise is Medicine Singapore (EIMS), a programme by the Changi Sports Medicine Centre that promotes physical activity and exercise as a standard part of preventing and treating diseases.

Other than equipment like parallel bars, chin-up bars and steps, there are instructions to help users including those with chronic illnesses, tailor their workout to suit their specific needs.

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