Fit & Fab: Buddy system

Having friends on his dragon-boating team to work out with helps DBS data translator Gerald Ong to keep up with his training

It's important to enjoy what you're doing. I love being active and trying out new things. I mix things up so working out doesn't feel like a chore. The human body is an amazing machine and capable of more than we give it credit for. So don't be afraid to switch things up and shock your body a little.

I used to be a chubby kid until I started getting involved in sports.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 13, 2019, with the headline 'Buddy system'. Print Edition | Subscribe