EVENTS, PROMOTIONS & NEWS
Besides providing calcium for strong bones and teeth, milk is also rich in protein and essential vitamins for overall well-being. Awarded the Healthier Choice symbol by the Health Promotion Board, Marigold HL Milk is 99 per cent fat-free – an ideal choice for weight watchers. It’s also specially formulated with a low-lactose content to promote better digestion. Choose from four ﬂavours: plain, chocolate, strawberry and banana – available at major supermarkets and convenience stores ($5.55 for two 1-litre packs). A new range, Marigold HL Milk with Plant Sterols ($3.25 for a 1-litre pack), is enriched with plant sterols – proven to lower blood cholesterol.
LIGHT ON YOUR FEET
When you run, the repetitive pounding can tire your soles very quickly. That’s why your choice of footwear is important. Lightweight and breathable, the Skechers Gorun 400 running shoes have ultra-cushy insoles and midsoles to absorb shock. At the same time, they provide rebound, so each step feels more energetic than ever. The Gorun 400 shoes are available at Skechers concept stores from $109.
Fashion meets functionality in the new Misﬁt Phase Hybrid Smartwatch. The stylish timepiece looks like a classic analogue ticker, but boasts the technology of a smartwatch and activity tracker. It automatically tracks steps, distance, calories and sleep, and also pairs with your phone to alert you to calls, text messages, notiﬁcations and alarms. Phone-linking also lets this wirelessly play and pause music, take a selﬁe, control smart home devices, and more! The stainless steel and aluminium body is also water-resistant to 50m. The Misﬁt Phase will be offered in four colours and can be jazzed up with interchangeable straps. Prices start at $279, and it’s available at authorised dealers and selected department stores.
YOUR BEST RUNNING DEAL
Love joining races? Then you mustn’t miss U Run All Access, an annual running package that gives you credits to sign up for running events in Singapore, from competitive ones like the Sundown Marathon to fun runs like the Safari Zoo Run. Since its inaugural launch by NTUC Club in 2011, the package has been well-received among runners, whether newbies or veterans. The competitive package is available for $168, while the fun one is priced at $198 for NTUC or Nebo members. Non-members can purchase a bundlepackage, including a one-year NTUC membership. Thesale of the U Run All Access package is until Feb 28, 2017. Visit www.usports.sg.
You haven’t found heaven until you’ve tried the new Reebok Astroride Duo Women’s running shoes. The midsole cushioning is made with the lightest and softest Eva foam, the industrystandard foam for running shoes. The rest of the shoe materials are equally sleek, so there’s no reason to drag your feet anymore. Priced at $119, the Astroride Duo is available at Reebok and Royal Sporting House stores from Jan 2017.
Gym bunnies, you now have a new place to play! Amore Fitness has opened its 10th outlet at the Hillion Mall. It’s decked with Technogym equipment from Italy, and selected machines even use Bluetooth and QR code technology to guide, create exercise plans and test your performance. You’ll also be able to train more effectively as you can sync all your progress to the Technogym Mywellness app. Newcomers can call 6336-3822 to receive a one-day ﬁtness trial (valid till Feb 28, 2017) to experience the new gym for themselves. Visit www.amoreﬁtness.com
PAIN NO MORE
Get the support you need with the 3M Futuro range of compression products. Designed by an expert panel of engineers, physicians and medical professionals, the braces provide comfort by promoting microcirculation in the body, aiding in gentle compression to prevent the painful accumulation of ﬂuids, and low pressure to stimulate receptors in the skin and tissue for better muscle coordination. The brand also has different ranges to target speciﬁc needs. For instance, Futuro For Her is ergonomically designed to ﬁt the natural contours of a woman’s body, while Futuro Precision Fit is made to support high-performance sports with enhanced breathability and anti-microbial materials. The 3M Futuro full range of products is now available at 20 per cent off at Guardian and Unity, and the Futuro For Her and Precision Fit ranges are available at 20 per cent off at Watsons. Visit www.futuro.com.sg
Great news for workers in the CBD: The newly opened Pure Fitness gym at Level 4, Ocean Financial Centre is offering a complimentary three-day pass to visitors. The 20,500-sq-ft space has everything you’d possibly need for a satisfying workout and more. Equipped with freeweight and resistance training zones, it offers a 29m sled track with push sleds and Strongman equipment. You just might be inspired to train for an obstacle race! A wide variety of group ﬁtness classes are available for those who enjoy sweating it out together. The pass also lets you access “time-out” pods as well as steam and sauna facilities for a welcome break. Call 6100-8868 or visit www.pureﬁtness.com