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    How to Make Gains at Home

    It’s the corona season. You have been stuck at home for quite a while, unsure of what to do to spend your time. You want to do something productive instead of netflix and chilling your life away. (It’s okay to do that, cut yourself some slack.) You have been wanting to lose weight for quite a while. Yet, you did not embark on your goal. Now it is the best time to do so. But you are not sure. Don’t worry, here is how you can make gains at home. TLDR This workout does not require any equipment This workout only consists of push muscles and abs This workout will…

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    Nail Your Finances as a PES E9 NSF

    Okay, you are PES E9. You are probably a clerk. In fact, this article should be relatable for the stay out PES unfit personnel. You don’t have a cookhouse or have accommodation. But don’t worry, this is how you can nail your finances as an NSF. TLDR 3 aspects: Savings, Expenditure, Investment Eat-in camp, go for the bang for your buck option Calculate your daily transport fee and consider purchasing a concession card Consider a Regular Savings Plan for investment Background Personally, I am a PES E9 clerk. I am a stay out personnel. Every time I tell my friends about my life, they tend to feel jealous and I…

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    Are processed meats bad for you?

    Generally, processed meats are considered unhealthy, because they have been linked with cancer and heart disease. Although correlation does not mean causation, it is still important for us to find out why processed foods are unhealthy for us. We need to dig deeper into this situation and do our best to avoid processed meats. TLDR Processed meats are linked to cancer and heart disease You should avoid them If really necessary, eat them at most twice a month What are processed meats? According to Wikipedia, processed meat is considered to be any meat that has been modified in order either to improve its taste or to extend its shelf life.…

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    How to Become a Tutor in Singapore

    Well, if you can’t beat them, join them right? The tuition industry in Singapore is huge. I’m talking like $1.4 billion dollars worth. It is a very lucrative job for many undergraduates and side hustlers alike. I am a tutor myself. However, a lot of the times, people come up to me and ask, “How did you get your first few students?” This article will explain to you how to become a tutor in Singapore. TLDR Google the top 3 tuition agencies Apply for all the jobs listing possible Upload a Carousell listing offering your services The rate you charge is based on how confident you are Background Currently, I…

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    Skinny to Buff – Fitness Journey

    As a kid, I was always skinny. I did not eat much in school, so my nutrition only came from my house-cooked meals. However, in Secondary 3, I got inspired. The year after, I started lifting. 3 years later, I am helping my peers with their strength training and giving them advice. This is my Skinny To Buff Fitness Journey. TLDR Saw a picture of a buff dude Started going to the gym after doing a lot of research Worked on my body religiously for 3 years Now I am the buff dude in most of my friend groups Backstory – Before my Fitness Journey Before I talk about strength…

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    How to stay sober for 19 years

    As of 2020, I am 19 years old, and I have not drunk alcohol in my life. Wait, that is cheating! That is just clickbait. Yea, technically… BUT WAIT. I actually have not consumed any kind of alcohol up till this age, where my friends around me like to go to bars and clubs to have fun. I choose not to succumb to peer pressure to stay sober. TLDR Do not succumb to peer pressure Tie your life choices to your finances Become more health conscious Do not succumb to peer pressure To my audience that have not reached their drinking age, trust me, when you reach the age (heck…

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    When to stop Stronglifts 5×5?

    Okay I get it. You have been lifting for a while. Maybe 3 months. Maybe 6 months. Maybe a year. You want to spice it up. You want to see more progress. You just want a change for once. When should you change your program? For most people who started strength training, Stronglifts is a very fundamental program that many use at the start. Although I do not recommend it, it is in fact what many people start out with. So when should you move on? TLDR If you have been following Stronglifts seriously and consistently, with progressive overload, you can stop it when you do not see anymore linear…

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    7 Ways to Save Money as a Student in Singapore

    Okay look, so everybody wants to save money right? But how can we as students save money? We spend the bulk of our time studying in school and we don’t have very valuable skill sets to be marketed and used to earn ourselves money. As a student myself, I have thought about this a lot as well. TLDR Sell your old textbooks Utilise your school’s facilities Find a passion, and work on it Eat in school Get your student discounts Build the thrifty habit at a young age If you are old enough, work part time I tried scouring the internet on easy ways to make money and have tried…

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    Lose Weight Quickly without Exercise using Science

    Losing weight quickly is based on one scientific principle. Ensure that calories out is MORE than calories in. TLDR: Estimate your TDEE, using this site, https://tdeecalculator.net/ Set a realistic goal. Aim to eat 15% less than your TDEE. Stick to your strategy for a few weeks, whether it is keto, paleo, IF or If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM) Be consistent. Pro tip: Protein is the most satiating macro, so it will help control your hunger. That’s it. That’s how you lose weight. To lose weight quickly? Ensure you eat less than 300-400 calories than you need. If you want to calculate how many calories you need to lose weight,…