Fit & Fab

'Big friendly giant' helps people become stronger

Personal trainer and former sportsman Benny Lam excelled in games such as basketball and volleyball in his younger days

Mr Benny Lam was part of Singapore's track and field team, representing the country in the men's discus category from 2014 to 2019.
Mr Benny Lam was part of Singapore's track and field team, representing the country in the men's discus category from 2014 to 2019. ST PHOTO: MOHD KHALID BABA

I focus on becoming stronger and enjoy chasing after big numbers in the gym. My weight-training regimen revolves around compound movements such as the squat, bench press, deadlift, pendlay rows and pull-ups.

I enjoy it as it shows results - a superhero physique.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 13, 2021, with the headline ''Big friendly giant' helps people become stronger'. Subscribe