fitness

  • Health

    Exercise boosts cancer-killing immune cells in women with breast cancer

    A recent study from the University of Turku in Finland has found that a 30-minute exercise session can significantly increase the proportion of cancer-killing white blood cells in the bloodstream of women with breast cancer. This is exciting news because it shows how something as simple as a short workout can boost the body’s ability to fight cancer. The power…

  • Health

    How different exercises affect your hormones and inflammation

    Exercise is known to do wonders for our health, from boosting our mood to improving our strength and endurance. But what happens inside our bodies when we push ourselves to the limit during a workout? Researchers have been curious about the hormonal and inflammatory responses triggered by different types of exercises. A recent study explored how the body reacts to…

  • Health

    Frequent walks can reduce back pain

    Did you know that something as simple as walking can make a huge difference in managing and preventing lower back pain? A recent study published in The Lancet on June 19 has shown that taking regular walks can significantly reduce the risk of experiencing future episodes of low back pain. This easy, cost-effective activity also improves quality of life, sleep,…

  • Thailand News

    Thai woman dies in sauna room at Nonthaburi shopping mall

    A 68 year old Thai woman died while relaxing in a sauna room in a fitness centre at a shopping mall in Nonthaburi province near Bangkok. Her body was found yesterday evening, June 10. A worker at the fitness centre made the grim discovery: the lifeless body of 68 year old Thunchanok, lying in the sauna room at about 6pm…

  • Health

    Jetts Fitness Bangkok flexes its muscles 24/7: Gym buffs on the fast track with BTS access

    If you prefer to save your precious energy for the gym instead of your daily commute, then you’ll love Jetts Fitness. Boasting over 20 locations across Bangkok, with most of them strategically positioned near BTS and MRT stations, this famous gym chain from Australia is incredibly easy to access from various parts of the city. That, combined with the 24/7…

  • Guides

    Discover motivation through fitness, culture, and community in Thailand

    Maintaining motivation in Thailand, amidst adapting to a new culture and environment, poses a challenge for many individuals, irrespective of whether they are engaged in teaching, remote work, or simply enjoying a sabbatical. The key to leveraging the full potential of one’s stay in this dynamic nation lies in identifying sources of motivation. Engaging in regular physical exercise emerges as…

  • Lifestyle

    Unlock happiness after retirement: Simple secrets for your mind

    Retirement marks a significant milestone in your life, often bringing a mix of emotions and changes. While it’s a time many look forward to, the impact on mental health can’t be ignored. Studies show mixed results, with retirement improving mental well-being for some, while others face challenges. The transition from work to retirement isn’t just about financial planning; it’s also…

  • Lifestyle

    Embracing wellness: A guide to fitness opportunities in Thailand

    In recent years, Thailand has witnessed a remarkable shift towards health and fitness. This beautiful country, known for its vibrant culture and breathtaking landscapes, is now becoming a hotspot for fitness enthusiasts. From traditional practices to modern workouts, the fitness scene in Thailand is as diverse as its people. Let’s delve into the latest fitness trends that are shaping the…

  • Lifestyle

    Stay fit and active in Bangkok’s outdoor fitness scene

    Outdoor fitness in Bangkok is a viable option as there are spots of unenclosed areas featuring a variety of exercise apparatuses. They motivate people to lead more active lives and are free to use. Particularly in crowded places like Bangkok, these gyms provide a welcome change of pace from confined indoor gyms. Staying active outdoors The health benefits of regular exercise…

  • Lifestyle

    Set your running pace in Bangkok

    Ever wondered about running in Bangkok? Is it even feasible? The Bangkok metropolis pulsates with relentless energy, manic traffic and a sky-piercing skyline, making it more than just a typical cityscape. Notwithstanding its busy demeanour, running in Bangkok is an achievable task, not just for residents but for adventure-seeking tourists too. Exploring the possibilities of running in Bangkok In a…

  • Lifestyle

    Exploring Thailand’s thrilling marathon races

    Boasting a variety of scenic courses, favourable weather, and a vibrant running community, Thailand’s marathons offer an unforgettable experience for athletes and running enthusiasts from around the world. Iconic marathons Held every November, the Bangkok Marathon is one of Thailand’s most well-known marathons. This is one of the biggest marathons in Asia, drawing thousands of runners from more than 50…

  • World News

    Brazilian influencer temporarily blinded after freak gym accident

    A horrifying incident unfolded in a fitness centre in Brazil, where a gym-goer was temporarily blinded and paralysed after being violently struck in the head by the handle of a chest fly machine. The mishap occurred while 32 year old Abraão Viana was working out at a gym near the city of Fortaleza in the north-eastern state of Ceará. Viana…

  • Things To Do

    Top 5 Gyms in Bangkok

    Bangkok’s fitness scene is just as lively as its culture, food scene, and nightlife. There is no shortage of excellent gyms in Bangkok to help you stay active amid the hustle of daily life. However, with so many choices, finding the right one to suit your needs can be difficult. More importantly, if you’re going to spend your money and…

  • Business News

    UFC Gym eager to re-enter Singapore market after sudden closure of franchise

    UFC Gym has expressed its keen interest in returning to the Singapore market and is committed to offering support to customers affected by the unexpected closure of its franchise in the country, according to CEO Adam Sedlack. He highlighted that Singapore continues to be an attractive market for the UFC Gym brand and their unique training approach. Members of UFC…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket Island: A Destination for Fitness, Health, and Wellness

    Phuket island in southern Thailand is quickly becoming one of the world’s top destinations for fitness, health, and wellness. Athletes from around the globe are flocking to this tropical paradise to take advantage of its world-class training facilities, stunning natural landscapes, and warm climate. The Thaiger team recently had the opportunity to explore some of the top fitness, health, and…

  • Thailand News

    The Importance of Wellness ft. Niels Steeman | Thaiger Podcast Ep.24

    Click the link to watch the video: https://youtu.be/WaQ-gHWE1NA Niels Steeman. Health, Fitness & Life Coach. A former senior executive in the travel and tourist industry turned health and wellness expert. Throughout his transformative journey he has gained an extensive amount of knowledge that has led into providing sustainable success stories for many of his clients using The Thrive Approach. A…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Should monks be fit? Pics of monks in gym stir online anger

    Some buff Buddhist monks doing reps in robes have gone viral as images of them working out in a gym caused an uproar on the Internet. The photos were posted yesterday on the Buddhist News Facebook page by a man who refers to himself as an abbott and claimed he invited residents of his temple to get some exercise. “I…

  • Things To Do

    Why you should visit a wellness retreat in Thailand

    Dreaming of a holiday where you can escape the stresses of everyday life and rejuvenate your mind and body? If yes, then going on a wellness retreat in Thailand might be the answer for you! While a vacation away from your daily routine and a change of scenery might sound ideal, a retreat would be even better, especially if you…

  • Thailand News

    Drug abuse in Bodybuilding in Thailand | The Dark Side of Fitness

    Fitness craze is real. Body builders from around the world love to travel to Thailand to work out. Sometimes, to abuse the easy access drugs with no repercussions in Thailand. In this episode Jay sits with fitness expert Walter Veale to learn more about the drug abuse in the fitness world in Thailand.

  • Travel

    City Guide: Top gyms in Bangkok to achieve your fitness goals for 2022

    Bangkok’s workout craze has been gaining momentum in recent years. In light of the pandemic, people are more aware of their health and concerned about their fitness than ever before. Now Bangkok is so full of gyms, you might think it’s always been that way. These days you can find one in nearly every shopping centre. But if you’re new…

  • Health

    Bangkok running enthusiasts enjoy new pop-up track at Central World

    As Bangkok residents enjoy the freedom of Covid restrictions being lifted, the city’s Central World mall has unveiled a pop-up running track to help people get back in shape after lockdown. The mall’s managment team has installed a 500 metre track, which is open to the city’s runners every evening from 5 pm to 8 pm, until July 22. The…

  • Việt Nam

    Ứng dụng phòng tập WeFit phá sản

    Sáng hôm qua, WeFit – một trong những thương hiệu hàng đầu trong ngành Fitness tại Việt Nam – bất ngờ tuyên bố dừng hoạt động tất cả các sản phẩm, bao gồm WeFit/WeFit Point/WeFit Pago/WeJoy khiến không ít khách hàng ngỡ ngàng. Cụ thể, WeWow gửi thông báo đến các khách hàng, cho biết công ty không còn khả năng…

  • Covid-19 News

    Sitting down is the new smoking – exercise in a Covid-19 world

    Now the world is in lock down because of the Coronavirus I bet you will be spending most of your time sitting down watching TV or working on the computer, only to then later sit down some more and watch some more TV… or like me just playing computer games all day. But I bet you didn’t know that sitting…

  • Transport News

    FAIL! One in seven public transport vehicles didn’t pass safety tests

    One in seven public transport vehicles failed safety checks in the first week of a new program Vehicles failed the tests mostly because of a low-quality brake systems and excessive black smoke emissions In better news, only three of 10,236 drivers failed the exam About one in seven public Thai transport vehicles have failed safety checks in the first week…