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Billionaire Family Wee Plans to Conquer Fitness Industry with True Fitness

posted on August 25th, 2007 ·

Latest update on 12 June 2017: True Fitness has closed down all its branches in Malaysia as well as Thailand. – http://www.truefitness.com.my/ and http://www.truefitness.co.th/

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True Fitness made its foot print in Malaysia in year 2005, slightly later than all the established fitness centers. However, it has since picked up the pace with the huge potential being the strongest among them. In this article, let’s look at True Fitness and its founder, Patrick Wee.

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Patrick is the youngest in his family, graduated with a degree in law from the National University of Singapore. Rumor said that he is related to the billionaire UOB Wee family. He is the son of Singapore’s former chief justice Wee Chong Jin. Patrick became the Singapore partner in Ray Wilson California Fitness in 1997 and subsequently helped to set up its two Singapore branches in Orchard Road and Raffles city.

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Review of Body Pump – An Aerobic Strength Training Class

posted on August 23rd, 2007 ·

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One of the main reasons I left Clark Hatch for True Fitness is because of Les Mills classes. I have always curious about these classes, especially Body Pump. What made me curious is how the 1-hour class can be conducted with compelling choreography. So, I attended Body Pump on the first day I joined my new gym.

What is Body Pump? Wonder why the inventor did not call it Body Inflate or Body Pop. How about Body Bomb or Body Hard? Why the sky is blue?

OK, back to the topic. So, are you tired of working out alone? (more…)

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How To Improve Your Cardiovascular Health Faster with YouBreathe, A Respiratory Training Device?

posted on August 22nd, 2007 ·

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Vibrated training is something new to me. No, nothing to do with vibrator, you dirty minded fellow. After doing some research, found out that this technique actually has been used by few celebrities, including Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Natalie Imbruglia, Jonathan Ross and Simon Cowell. They were devotees of the system which involves performing exercise whilst standing on a vibrating platform or connected in some way to a vibrating device.

Why do all these celebrities go for the so called vibrated training? (more…)

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Gay Encounter at Gym (2) – Want To Watch Movie Together?

posted on August 21st, 2007 ·

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While I was still in shock with the first gay encounter at gym, the second incident took place right after two weeks.

One day, while working out at the gym at Clark Hatch Fitness Center, I realized a pair of horny eyes were staring at me. This guy walked up. He introduced himself as a manager working in one of the five-star hotels in Kuala Lumpur.

Fine. Shook hands with him. Made a mistake. Exchanged my name card with him. At that point of time, I still did not know that he was a gay.

Left the gym in peace. It was the phone call which was interesting. (more…)

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Do Not Sign Any Gym Contract Before You Read This

posted on August 20th, 2007 ·

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After sharing 10 Tips To Choose A Good Gym, let’s look at the contract. Every health club requires you to sign a membership contract before you can start working out. A good contract can protect both the interests of the gym and your right.

Here are top 6 things you should be aware of before you sign a gym contract: (more…)

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Review of Celebrity Fitness at One Utama (1U)

posted on August 18th, 2007 ·

Celebrity Fitness started in Indonesia and it did not take long to set up its first outlet in Malaysia in year 2004. It was located at 1 Utama shopping complex at Bandar Utama. Due to its strategic location and its aggressive marketing effort, it scored brilliantly. Regionally, Celebrity Fitness has since expanded from 8 clubs in year 2005 to 13 clubs in year 2007.

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Location map of One Utama in Bandar Utama

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