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A reward after a workout

Former sailor Fendi Ahmad eats salad with chicken breast for lunch at work every day.
Former sailor Fendi Ahmad eats salad with chicken breast for lunch at work every day. ST PHOTO: JEREMY KWAN

Physiotherapist Fendi Ahmad enjoys a treat - such as chocolate or bubble tea - after exercising

Sleep - I value it a lot because it is when the body recovers and regenerates from what the day has thrown at me. I am a firm believer in the 90-minute sleep cycle (that the body moves through five stages of sleep in 90 minutes), so I try my best to sleep 71/2 hours every day, or at the very least, six hours.

Not really. I spent almost half my life sailing, nine years of which were competitive sailing.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 31, 2018, with the headline 'A reward after a workout'. Print Edition | Subscribe