Fit And Fab

All in a day's work to stay fighting fit

Fitness instructor Abel Marcus Koh opened Box Office Fitness gym with his girlfriend in February and teaches at the gym. The 31-year-old, who attends classes there when he is not teaching, says "working out makes me feel confident and always puts me
Fitness instructor Abel Marcus Koh opened Box Office Fitness gym with his girlfriend in February and teaches at the gym. The 31-year-old, who attends classes there when he is not teaching, says "working out makes me feel confident and always puts me in a good mood".ST PHOTO: JONATHAN CHOO

Fitness instructor Abel Marcus Koh opened Box Office Fitness gym with his girlfriend in February and teaches at the gym.
Fitness instructor Abel Marcus Koh opened Box Office Fitness gym with his girlfriend in February and teaches at the gym.ST PHOTO: JONATHAN CHOO

Trainer who picked up boxing in school now helps others stay active at his own gym

A I love this quote by George F. Burns: "If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it."

A I have always been active. I started swimming when I was four and played water polo in the school teams in Raffles Institution and Anglo-Chinese Junior College.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 24, 2018, with the headline 'All in a day's work to stay fighting fit'. Print Edition | Subscribe