Prolon

Supplements

This is my current supplement stack. This stack has been advised by my nutritionist after she reviews my bi-yearly blood work.


16 Tips Before You Start the Prolon Diet

If you are thinking of doing Prolon as well, here are some tips and tricks that helped me survive four rounds of the 5 day Prolon fast.


Prolon Diet FAQs (with official Prolon answers)

After a combined 60 rounds of Prolon with friends, here are some frequently asked questions that I get and the official Prolon answers I found!


Health

Managing Hunger

I am hungry all the time, so when it comes to weight loss, managing my hunger is key. 


Cholesterol

Measuring LDL is not sufficient to assess cardiovascular risk. One must measure the number of apoB and Lp(a) particles that get inflamed in the endothelium…


Sleep

Over the last three years, I have doubled the amount of deep sleep that I get. Here's what I did.


Saunas in Singapore

This post shares the benefits of sauna bathing and where to go if you want to sauna frequently in Singapore.


Continuous Glucose Monitor

Wearing a continuous glucose monitor can help you to understand how different food, alcohol and exercise affect your blood sugar levels.


Blood Tests

Here is a list of the blood tests that I do twice a year. You can request for these tests at your GP or go directly to a lab to do them.


DNA Tests

If you have done your 23 and me, here are third party databases that you can upload your raw genetic data to for more insights.


Supplements

This is my current supplement stack. This stack has been advised by my nutritionist after she reviews my bi-yearly blood work.


Sodium

It's bad with fructose, especially in processed foods. Drink water before a salty meal to reduce the impact on blood pressure and don’t worry about salt.


How I Lost 26kg over 15 Months

Over the last 15 months, I lost 26kg and went from "obese" to "thin-muscular" with 21% body fat and a BMI of 22.7. Here are the top 10 reasons for my weight…


Exercise

Ashtanga

My Ashtanga journey and why I like Ashtanga. Currently practicing the Intermediate series up to Supta Vajrasana.


Fasted Exercise

Fasted exercise improves glucose sensitivity and mitochondrial adaptation for fatty acid metabolism. The combination of low insulin and high adrenalin levels…


Zone 2 Training

By training Zone 2, we will not only improve fat utilization and preserve glycogen but we will also increase lactate clearance capacity which is key for…


Technology

Fixing my Slow iMac

My $200 solution to speed up my slow 2013 iMac. Now it is blazingly fast.


Thoughts

Embrace your weird

In a world where everyone is normal, being weird makes you stand out.


Living Deeply

Ordinary life does not interest me. Like Anais Nin, I want to burn, even if I break myself. I want to live only for ecstasy.


Meditation

For the longest time, I struggled with meditation. Everything changed when I discovered vipassana meditation - the oldest form of Buddhist meditation.


Tips to Live Better

I love lists. Especially lists with tips on how to live better. Here are some of my favourites.


Getting Annoyed

"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." - Carl Jung


All In the Mind

"We suffer more in imagination than in reality." - Seneca


Memento Mori

Memento mori  (Latin for "remember you die") is a Stoic reminder of the inevitability of death.


Friendship

“Friends are better than money. Almost anything money can do, friends can do better. In so many ways a friend with a boat is better than owning a boat." -…


Reacting

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” – Viktor…


Struggle

“What man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him.” - Viktor Frankl


Having Enough

"Being poor is not having too little, it is wanting more." - Seneca