Fit And Fab: More training during the holidays for Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner

Polytechnic student Constance Lien became the first local athlete to win an Asian Games medal in ju-jitsu in August this year.
Polytechnic student Constance Lien became the first local athlete to win an Asian Games medal in ju-jitsu in August this year.PHOTO: EVOLVE MMA

Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner and polytechnic student Constance Lien says she is the fittest during school breaks

It is a big part of my life. I get up for a 6.45am BJJ or strength and conditioning training every weekday and end the day with more training sessions. The first half of my Saturdays is also dedicated to BJJ training.

It is very important because the routine helps with my mental well-being and keeps me grounded.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 19, 2018, with the headline ' More training during the holidays'. Print Edition | Subscribe