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    • 30 Jan 2018
    • 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
    • ASPIRE55 Commonwealth - 1 Commonwealth Lane, #08-34, S149544
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    "Know Your Carbohydrates"

    By Mr Henry Lim, ASPIRE55

    30 January, Tuesday | 12.45pm | ASPIRE55 Commonwealth

    Henry is our newest full-time team member. Being a Food and Human Nutrition honours graduate from the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and a personal trainer certified by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Henry has a huge penchant for sports and fitness, nutrition, and the culinary arts. Equipped with the appropriate knowledge relating to nutrition throughout the lifecycle (more so with chronic disease management and healthy ageing), Henry sees an opportunity that older adults can tap on besides functional, balance and flexibility, as well as resistance training. 

    As such, he will be delivering a series of nutrition talks for the members in the coming months. For the first topic of the series, he would be sharing more about Carbohydrates.

     Content includes:

    • What are Carbohydrates? 
    • The different types of Carbohydrates - the healthy & unhealthy Carbs
    • Myths about no/low-Carb diets
    • How to choose your carbohydrates and how much to consume?
    • What is Glycaemic Index (GI) and the different foods with different GI levels

    RSVP soon to avoid disappointment!
    • 05 Feb 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • 97L Lor Tawas, Singapore 639824
    • 17
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    Ever wondered how your clay pots are produced? 



    Clay pots (or functional vessels) are made by hand, out of clay that must be fired. The art of pottery making is not as easy as it sounds - it requires the right combination of water and clay in order for it to become and glass-like upon heating to high temperatures. Nonetheless, pottery making is said to be fun and therapeutic!

    Join us for this fun activity and bring home a specially crafted designer piece for yourself.


    Itinerary:

    • Meeting time: 245pm @ Jalan Bahar Clay Studios
    • Introduction to the Dragon Kiln and pottery
    • Walk-through of the Dragon Kiln (if there is no firing taking place)
    • Introduction of the basic techniques of hand-building, followed by a live demonstration by professional instructors.
    • Live demonstration of hand-building an art-piece
    • Hands-on session
    • Glazing session
    • Live demonstration of the potter’s wheel
    • End of session – free & easy shopping!

    Getting to Jalan Bahar Clay Studios, 97L lor Tawas:

    1. Nearest access by public transport is by bus #172 or #199 from Boon Lay Interchange - alight near CleanTech Loop
    2. Those driving can park for free at the vicinity
    We can also arrange for a return transfer service from ASPIRE55 to Jalan Bahar Clay Studios for $12.
    • 28 Feb 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Climb Central, #B1-01, Kallang Wave Mall, 1 Stadium Place
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    EVER WANTED TO BE A SPIDERMAN AND SCALE A WALL?

    Get a comprehensive introduction to the vertical world. Instructors will explain the Climb Central safety systems and get you started with some basic climbing techniques. 

    We need a group of min. 8 for this class. Participants are encouraged to wear 3/4 or long pants, bring own socks and water.


    Climb Central is the tallest indoor air-conditioned sport climbing venue in Singapore. Climb Central has approximately 1,000 square meters of climbing wall space and is conveniently located within the Singapore Sports Hub! Advanced climbing safety systems make it easy for beginners to pick up climbing, while veteran climbers will enjoy the 16 meter lead wall and super inclines on the boulder area!

    All participants are required to sign the Release of Liability form of both ASPIRE55 and Climb Central on the day of the event.

    • 07 Mar 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Kallang River @ Bishan - Ang Mo Kio Park
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    ASPIRE55 GUIDED WALK

    By Public Utilities Board

    Join us to learn about Singapore Water Story and appreciate Singapore's water management.


    Programme outline as follows:

    • Learn about water sustainability and the Four National Taps including the water cycle and water treatment processes
    • Learn about the concept of ABC Waters Programme and ABC Waters design features
    • Gain insights into the unique bioengineering techniques put in place to transform a concrete canal into a naturalised river at Bishan - Ang Mo Kio Park
    • Get your feet wet as you explore aquatic life in the water, by the water and around the water
    • "7 Good Water Saving Habits" Workout


    Difficulty: 1/5 (1 being the easiest, equivalent to walking on flat surface)

    Mandatory gear for the activity:

    • Water bottle
    • Poncho
    • Good sturdy walking shoes

    A WhatsApp group chat would be set up to disseminate necessary information about the activity:

    • Meeting point
    • Directions (foot/ car) to meeting point
    • Invitation to join Team ASPIRE55 for breakfast after the walk

    Minimum 30 pax required for the walk to commence.

    Note: Each participant is required to sign the Release of Liability form, which would be provided before the trip or on the day itself.

    • 16 Mar 2018
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • 261 Waterloo Street, #01-12, Waterloo Centre, Singapore 180261
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    JOIN US FOR A HEART PUMPING INDOOR CARDIO WORKOUT! 

    POUND!

    Pound is a group fitness workout that uses lightly weighted drumsticks and music to turn exercising into a high-octane, super-fun activity. You won’t be just chilling to music – you’ll actively be part of the bass, rhythm, and snare in this exciting total-body fitness programme.

    The 45 minutes workout combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates inspired movements to give you an effective and functional shredding session.

    And it’s not just about getting fit. POUND® is all about letting loose, getting your vibe on, and riding on the high energy wave – the philosophy is all about having fun and rocking out while getting sweaty and keeping fit.

    POUND® is suitable for all fitness levels, all music levels, and all energy levels. Just join in and have fun!

    Benefits include:

    • Burn up to 900 calories per hour!
    • Tone and strengthen muscles through the entire body, and drum your way to a leaner, slimmer physique – all while rocking out to your favourite music!
    • Improve your coordination, rhythm, and timing.
    • Increase your agility, endurance, and speed.
    • Get more musical!
    • Cinch the waistline, slim the thighs, and strengthen connective tissue and core muscles
    • Numerous studies have proven the powerful brain boosting, stress-relieving effects of drumming. The rhythm of drumming permeates the entire brain to improve focus, increase higher-level thinking and decision-making skills, boost the immune system, lower blood pressure, decrease chronic pain, anxiety, and fatigue.

    Meeting point: ASPIRE55 STERLING - 51 Waterloo Street, #01-06, S187969
    Meeting time: 10am
    Attire: Anything you are most comfortable in (ie. sports/ gym attire), with sneakers or sports shoes
    Things to bring: water, change of clothes (changing rooms available)

    Note: Minimum 10 pax to commence.
    • 26 Mar 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • 18 Boon Lay Way, Trade Hub 21 #01-100, 609966
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    JOIN US FOR AN ADRENALINE RUSH HIGH ELEMENT ACTIVITY @ LET 'EM PLAY 

    Let ‘em Play is Singapore’s new family-centric edutainment hub located in the West, where they offer a wide range of activities and programmes that are suitable for both adults and children. They advocate for an active mind and body concept through their activities that will challenge you physically and mentally!


    • 04 Apr 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Singapore Botanic Gardens
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    SINGAPORE BOTANIC GARDEN

    TYERSALL LEARNING FOREST

    4 April 2018 | 0830am - 1100am


    Walking is easy, but finding the motivation to walk regularly can be challenging for some. ASPIRE55 has decided to make walking fun, incorporate exploring a new place, and add the joy of fantastic companionship and led by our trainer. 

    The Learning Forest is located in the new Tyersall-Gallop Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens. It is designed to integrate with the existing 6-hectare Rain Forest to form an enlarged forest habitat.

    The Learning Forest features a network of boardwalks and elevated walkways that allow visitors to explore habitats ranging from a freshwater forest wetland to a lowland rainforest. Visitors can learn about freshwater forest wetland ecosystems at the Keppel Discovery Wetlands and walk amongst a collection of some of the tallest tree species in Southeast Asia at the SPH Walk of Giants. Listen out to the sounds of wildlife such as kingfishers, and see if your eagle eyes are able to spot these magnificent creatures! 

    Walk with ASPIRE55 and walk your way to better health, possibility lower your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. Plus, you can strengthen your bones and muscles and help maintain a healthy weight. 

    Keep moving, stay happy! 

    Difficulty: 1/5 (1 being the easiest, equivalent to walking on flat surface)

    Mandatory gear for the activity:

    • Water bottle
    • Poncho
    • Comfortable walking shoes

    A WhatsApp group chat would be set up to disseminate necessary information about the activity:

    • Meeting point
    • Directions (foot/ car) to meeting point
    • Invitation to join Team ASPIRE55 for breakfast/  lunch/ dinner after the activity

    Minimum 15 pax required for the walk to commence and maximum 20 pax.


    Note: Each participant is required to sign the Release of Liability form, which would be provided before the trip or on the day itself.

    • 15 Apr 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
    • Meet at Changi Point Ferry Terminal
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    PULAU UBIN CYCLING 

    SPECIAL ADVENTURE

    By popular demand, we are organising our 3rd cycling adventure to Pulau Ubin. We have introduced a special programme for those of you who are not so confident about cycling on your own. ASPIRE55 will organise tandem riders to be your cycling buddy. If you would like to cycle on your own, we have that option too.

    Gold Members - Tandem Bike: S$75
    Silver Members - Tandem Bike: S$85
    Friends of Village / Public - Tandem Bike: S$90
    Regular rates apply for single cyclists as per poster


    Join us for a half-day cycling adventure, Chek Jawa (wetlands) walk and seafood lunch at Pulau Ubin. 

    Register now! Limited spaces, limited to a maximum of 15 members only. Only 2 tandem slots available. Hurry.

    The proposed agenda is as follow:

    9.00am Meet at Changi Point Ferry Terminal, and take bum boat to Pulau Ubin
    9.30am Gear up and select your bike
    9.45am Cardio Workout - Cycling adventure & Wetlands walk
    12.30pm Seafood Lunch
    2.00pm  Head back to Changi Point Ferry Terminal

    Optional - To join ASPIRE55 team for breakfast at Changi Village food court, at 8.30am

    Transportation Option: Let us know if you would like us to coordinate to share a taxi ride for you from Tampines MRT to Changi with fellow participants. 

    What to wear -

    • Comfortable workout clothes
    • Sports Shoes (not advisable to cycle with slippers/ sandals)
    • Sunnies 

    Things to bring along -

    • Sunblock
    • Insect Repellent
    • Water and snacks
    • Small towel and change of clothes  (Optional)
    • Readiness for some fun enjoyable workout

    Please note that each participant is required to sign the Release of Liability form, which would be provided before the trip or on the day itself.


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